Mlaw's 2015 Oscar Prediction Thread with prizes

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  1. Mlaw

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    87th Academy Awards nominees
    February 22, 2015 — Host: Neil Patrick Harris


    Best Picture


    “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”


    Actor

    Eddie Redmayne in “The Theory of Everything”

    Supporting Actor

    J.K. Simmons in “Whiplash”

    Actress

    Julianne Moore in “Still Alice”


    Supporting Actress

    Patricia Arquette in “Boyhood”


    Animated Feature

    “Big Hero 6”

    Adapted Screenplay
    “American Sniper” Written by Jason Hall
    “The Imitation Game” Written by Graham Moore
    “Inherent Vice” Written for the screen by Paul Thomas Anderson
    “The Theory of Everything” Screenplay by Anthony McCarten
    “Whiplash” Written by Damien Chazelle

    Original Screenplay

    “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” Written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo


    Cinematography

    “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” Emmanuel Lubezki

    Costume Design

    “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Milena Canonero


    Director

    “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” Alejandro G. Iñárritu

    Documentary Feature

    “CitizenFour” Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy and Dirk Wilutzky


    Original Song

    “Glory” from “Selma”
    Music and Lyric by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn


    Visual Effects

    “Interstellar” Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher


    Tie Breaker---Color of Julianne Moore's dress--cream
    Tie Breaker 2--who will present "Best Picture" Oscar?---Sean Penn



    Whoever picks the most winners gets a 6 month VIP membership (or can name another person to get the membership) Answers are due by Sunday February 22nd at 7:45pm---edits allowed until then

    These are not all the categories, just the ones that are pretty well known

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  2. Mr. Potato Head

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    Way off!
     
  3. Mr. Potato Head

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    This is worse than @Lemmy's prediction @shiv would stay sober last night!
     
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  4. Lemmy

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    What in in the name of Lever's daughter are you talking about?
     
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    Wow, this has to be the worst year for me not seeing practically any of the nominated films. I don't know if I can even guess.
     
  6. Anfkid

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    “American Sniper” Best Picture
    Bradley Cooper in “American Sniper” Actor
    Robert Duvall in “The Judge” Supporting Actor
    Rosamund Pike in “Gone Girl” Actress
    Patricia Arquette in “Boyhood” Supporting Actress
    “How to Train Your Dragon 2” Animated Feature
    “American Sniper” Written by Jason Hall Adapted Screenplay
    “Boyhood” Written by Richard Linklater Original Screenplay
    “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Robert Yeoman Cinematography
    “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Milena Canonero Costume Design
    “Boyhood” Richard Linklater Director
    “Last Days in Vietnam” Rory Kennedy and Keven McAlester Documentary
    “Glory” from “Selma” Original Song
    “Interstellar” Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher Visual Effects
     
  7. Mlaw

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    It did take some effort, a few of the films weren't widely released
     
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    Lego movie and Clint Eastwood got snubbed
     
  9. Mlaw

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    so did the Director of Selma and the lead actor
     
  10. JOHN DENVER

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  11. gwartney

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    I did see Selma and thought it deserved a little more recognition.
     
  12. Mlaw

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    I didn't understand the Johnson controversy, I thought he was portrayed pretty fairly. He was in a shit storm, and had to prioritize, but I think there was backlash
     
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    I think he was criticized for not coming off more sympathetic. Plus he was a little racist sounding especially when he was dealing with George Wallace. It's a dramatization. His exact words weren't documented. People just wanted a white good guy.
     
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    Here's a lock. 100% guarantee that American Sniper won't win any awards.
     
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    That bad, eh? I haven't seen it.
     
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    No, it's just that faggot liberal Hollywood won't award a movie about an American hero.
     
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    havent seen one of these films but im bored and like to gamble soooooooo

    best picture - birdman
    actor - michael keaton
    supporting actor - bobby duvall
    actress - reese witherspoon
    supporting actress - meryl streep
    animated feature - big hero 6
    adapted screenplay - whiplash
    original screenplay - grand budapest hotel
    cinematography - grand budapest hotel
    costume design - grand budapest hotel
    director - foxcatcher
    documentary feature - the salt of the earth
    original song - im not going to miss you
    visual effects - dawn of the planet of the apes
    tie breaker 1 - red
    tie breaker 2 - obama
     
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    Haven't seen any of the movies yet. but I did watch God Father last night
     
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