Make Your Oscar Picks! (There’s a Prize)

I really wanted to post this yesterday, but I’m working on edits for “Chocolate Fondue,” and time slipped away. So, it’s Saturday morning, and you have until NOON (EST) on SUNDAY (tomorrow) to post your picks in the comment section below.  The person who comes closest to picking the winners will win a $20 Amazon gift card. If there’s a tie, I’ll use random.org to choose.

So – here are the nominees. Pick ONE from each category.

BEST PICTURE:

  1. Amour
  2. Argo
  3. Beasts of the Southern Wild
  4. Django Unchained
  5. Les Miserables
  6. Life of Pi
  7. Lincoln
  8. Silver Linings Playbook
  9. Zero Dark Thirty

BEST ACTOR:

  1. Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
  2. Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
  3. Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
  4. Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)
  5. Denzel Washington (Flight)

BEST ACTRESS:

  1. Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
  2. Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
  3. Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)
  4. Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
  5. Naomi Watts (The Impossible)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:

  1. Alan Arkin (Argo)
  2. Robert DeNiro (Silver Linings Playbook)
  3. Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)
  4. Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)
  5. Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:

  1. Amy Adams (The Master)
  2. Sally Field (Lincoln)
  3. Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
  4. Helen Hunt (The Sessions)
  5. Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook)

BEST DIRECTING:

  1. Michael Haneke (Amour)
  2. Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
  3. Ang Lee (Life of Pi)
  4. Steven Spielberg (Lincoln)
  5. David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)

That’s it. Just those six categories. You can pick by just typing in the number if you want. Good luck and enjoy the Oscars!

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28 Comments

Argo Daniel Day-Lewis Jennifer Lawrence Robert DeNiro Sally Field David O Russell

Oh, I love the Oscars, even though I’m always way behind on seeing everything! In fact, I haven’t see any of these movies yet, so this will all be just total guesses, but here goes:
5, 2, 5, 5, 3, 3

What a great idea, Martha!

Best picture: Argo
Best Actor: Hugh Jackman
Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence
Best Supporting Actor: Robert DeNiro
Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway
Best Director: David O. Russell

Oh, fun! I love an Oscar pool. Okay, here are my choices:

Best picture: Argo
Best Actor: Daniel Day Lewis
Best Actress: Emmanuelle Riva
Best Supporting Actor: Tommy Lee Jones
Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway
Best Director: Steven Spielberg

5,5,,1,1,2,3

What fun!
Best picture: Silver Linings Playbook
Best Actor: Daniel Day Lewis
Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence
Best Supporting Actor: Tommy Lee Jones
Best Supporting Actress: Jackie Weaver
Best Director: Ang Lee
Ps Silver Linings will probably lose to Argo, but I want it to win! So my predictions are partly what I think will happen and partly what I want to happen…;)

Ooooh, love the Oscars! Here are my picks:

BEST PICTURE: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
BEST ACTOR: HUGH JACKMAN
BEST ACTRESS: JENNIFER LAWRENCE
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: CHRISTOPH WALTZ
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: ANNE HATHAWAY
BEST DIRECTING: DAVID O. RUSSELL

2,2,1,2,3,4

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