Monday, January 23, 2012

2012 Oscars: Nominations Announced Tomorrow

Tomorrow morning at 5am PST (Tuesday January 24) the 84th Academy Award nominations will be announced for films released in 2011. The Golden Globe award winners were previously announced on Sunday January 15th. After seeing the actual nominations I will post a more extensive post with my predictions for the Top 8 award winners. In previous yearsMad Professah has done pretty well in predicting both Academy Award nominations and wins.

Best Picture 

Harry PotterMidnight in ParisDragon Tattoo
MoneyballHugoTree of Life
The ArtistThe HelpThe Descendants

The Descendants
The Help
Tree of Life

Best Director
Best Actress
  • Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
  • Viola Davis, The Help
  • Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
  • Tilda Swinton, We Need To Talk About Kevin
Best Actor
Best Supporting Actress
  • Berenice BejoThe Artist
  • Jessica Chastain, The Help
  • Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
  • Vanessa Redgrave, Coriolanus
  • Olivia Spencer, The Help
Best Supporting Actor
  • Albert Brooks, Drive
  • Armie Hammer, J. Edgar
  • Jonah Hill,  Moneyball
  • Christopher Plummer,  Beginners
  • Andy Serkis, Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Best Original Screenplay
Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Alexander Payne, Nat Faxton and Jim Rash, The Descendants
  • Tate Taylor, The Help
  • John Logan, Hugo
  • Aaron Sorkin, Steve Zaillian, and Stan Chervin, Moneyball
  • George Clooney, Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon, The Ides of March
Total Nominations
  1.  The Artist 10
  2. The Descendants, 9
  3. Moneyball, The Help 7
  4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, Hugo, Midnight in Paris 5

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Nice list, Professah.

And I truly hope that you are correct about Gary Oldman FINALLY getting an Oscar nomination.

His work as George Smiley in "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" is the best acting I have seen in quite a while.


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