Sunday, February 22, 2009

2009 Oscar Picks

To the 100 people (according to StatCounter) who inexplicably still read this blog daily, here are my Oscar predictions. Seriously though, just give up on Silly Pipe Dreams. I will only continue to disappoint you.

PICTURE: Slumdog Millionaire

DIRECTOR: Danny Boyle

ACTOR: Sean Penn

ACTRESS: Kate Winslet

SUPPORTING ACTOR: Heath Ledger

SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Penelope Cruz

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Milk

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: Slumdog Millionaire

ANIMATED FEATURE: Wall-E

ART DIRECTION: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Slumdog Millionaire

COSTUME DESIGN: The Duchess

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: Man on Wire

DOCUMENTARY SHORT: The Conscience of Nhem En

FILM EDITING: Slumdog Millionaire

FOREIGN LANGUAGE: Waltz With Bashir

MAKEUP: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

ORIGINAL SCORE: Slumdog Millionaire

ORIGINAL SONG: "Down to Earth" (Wall-E)

ANIMATED SHORT: Presto

LIVE ACTION SHORT: Spielzeugland (Toyland)

SOUND EDITING: Dark Knight

SOUND MIXING: Dark Knight

VISUAL EFFECTS: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button