…And the Oscar goes to …

27 Feb

The results are in. Hugo and The Artist did better than we predicted. Here are our selections with the correct ones checked off and the incorrect ones marked with an “x” (in case that wasn’t abundantly obvious). 18 out of 24. That’s 75% right. That would make our effort a solid “C”. We blame the public school system.

Best Picture: The Artist

Directing: Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist

Actor in a Leading Role: George Clooney – The Descendants (Actual Winner: Jean Dujardin for The Artist)

Actress in a Leading Role: Viola Davis – The Help (Actual Winner: Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady)

Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer – Beginners

Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer – The Help

Writing (Original Screenplay): Midnight in Paris

Writing (Adapted Screenplay): The Descendants

Animated Feature Film: Rango

Original Song: The Muppets – Bret McKenzie, “Man or Muppet”

Original Score: The Artist

Cinematography: The Tree of Life (Actual Winner: Hugo)

Film Editing: Hugo (Actual Winner: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)

Art Direction: Hugo

Costume Design: Jane Eyre (Actual Winner: The Artist)

Makeup: The Iron Lady

Sound Mixing: Hugo

Sound Editing: Hugo

Visual Effects: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Actual Winner: Hugo)

Foreign Language Film: A Separation – Iran

Documentary Feature: Undefeated

Documentary Short: Saving Face

Short Film (Animated): The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Short Film (Live Action): The Shore

Guessed Length: 03:45
Actual Length: 03:08
Difference: 37 minutes

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