Saturday, February 23, 2008

2008 OSCARS: Award Predictions

MadProfessah's Oscar nomination prediction accuracy rate in the Top 8 categories (Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay and Adapted Screenplay) was an impressive 29 out of 40, or 72.5% this year. EW.com has a very cool Flash-powered game where you can enter Entertainment Weekly's Oscars prediction contest. The awards ceremony will be hosted by Jon Stewart and broadcast tomorrow Sunday February 25th at 5pm from The Kodak Theater in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles.

Best Picture

AtonementJunoMichael Claytonno country for old menThere Will Be Blood

  • Atonement
  • Juno
  • Michael Clayton
  • No Country For Old Men
  • There Will Be Blood
SHOULD WIN: Juno.
WILL WIN: No Country For Old Men.

Best Director


  • Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood
  • Ethan and Joel Coen, No Country For Old Men
  • Tony Gilroy, Michael Clayton
  • Julian Schnabel, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
  • Jason Reitman, Juno

SHOULD WIN: No Country For Old Men.
WILL WIN: No Country For Old Men.

Best Actress

  • Julie Christie, Away From Her
  • Marion Cotillard, La Vie en Rose
  • Cate Blanchett, Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  • Laura Linney, The Savages
  • Ellen Page, Juno

SHOULD WIN: Ellen Page, Juno
WILL WIN: Marion Cotillard, La Vie en Rose.

Best Actor

  • George Clooney, Michael Clayton
  • Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood
  • Johnny Depp, Sweeney Todd
  • Tommy Lee Jones, In The Valley of Elah
  • Viggo Mortensen, Eastern Promises

SHOULD WIN: Johnny Depp, Sweeney Todd.
WILL WIN: Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood.


Best Supporting Actress

  • Cate Blanchett, I'm Not There
  • Ruby Dee, American Gangster
  • Saoirse Ronan, Atonement
  • Amy Ryan, Gone, Baby, Gone
  • Tilda Swinton, Michael Clayton

SHOULD WIN: Ruby Dee, American Gangster.
WILL WIN: Tilda Swinton, Michael Clayton
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Best Supporting Actor
  • Casey Affleck, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Javier Bardem, No Country For Old Men
  • Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Charlie Wilson's War
  • Hal Holbrook, Into The Wild
  • Tom Wilkinson, Michael Clayton

SHOULD WIN: Javier Bardem, No Country For Old Men.
WILL WIN: Javier Bardem, No Country For Old Men.

Best Original Screenplay


  • Nancy Oliver, Lars and the Real Girl
  • Brad Bird, Ratatouille
  • Diablo Cody, Juno
  • Tony Gilroy, Michael Clayton
  • Tamara Jenkins, The Savages

SHOULD WIN: Diablo Cody, Juno.
WILL WIN: Diablo Cody, Juno.

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood
  • Joel and Ethan Coen, No Country For Old Men
  • Christopher Hampton, Atonement
  • Ronald Harwood, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
  • Sarah Polley, Away From Her

SHOULD WIN: Joel and Ethan Coen, No Country For Old Men.
WILL WIN: Joel and Ethan Coen, No Country For Old Men.

2 comments:

Oleg said...

Wow, that's impressive. I don't know how you pull this out... You should be an official Oracle of the Oscar :-)

The only thing, it take away the thrill... Knowing that you'll guess it all anyway...

Mad Professah said...

Thanks, Oleg. Just lucky, I guess. If Iwas really brave I woulda called all 24 categories...

But the top 8 is all anyone cares about anyway...

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