The Oscars 2010 – Predictions

Oscar nominations were announced early this afternoon (or this morning in the US) and were mostly predictable, nominations for In The Loop and District 9 being the only gladly received surprise nominations. Below are my predictions, marked (p), and hopes, marked (h), for the Oscars. In some categories it was a hard choice as some of my favourites of the past year go head to head. Continue reading

Golden Globe Hopes

Below are my hopes, not necessarily predictions, for tonight’s Golden Globes. I have removed a couple of categories where I know none of the nominees.

Best Motion Picture – Drama
Inglourious Basterds

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
(500) Days of Summer

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
George Clooney for Up in the Air

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Carey Mulligan for An Education

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Joseph Gordon-Levitt for (500) Days of Summer

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Meryl Streep for Julie & Julia

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Christoph Waltz for Inglourious Basterds

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Anna Kendrick for Up in the Air

Best Director – Motion Picture
Inglourious Basterds: Quentin Tarantino

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Up in the Air

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
Up: Michael Giacchino

Best Animated Film
Fantastic Mr. Fox

Best Television Series – Drama
Dexter

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Glee

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Thomas Jane for Hung

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Toni Collette for United States of Tara

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Michael C. Hall for Dexter

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama
Anna Paquin for True Blood

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
John Lithgow for Dexter

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Chloƫ Sevigny for Big Love