Friday, February 03, 2006

Hyperion's Oscar Picks

Since Hyperion gave up Monkey Barn for Lentils, he wanted me to post his picks. Because of the occasion, I won't reveal terrible secrets about him, but come Monday the gloves are off.....


Best Motion Picture of the Year

Brokeback Mountain - Diana Ossana, James Schamus

Capote - Caroline Baron, William Vince, Michael Ohoven

Crash - Paul Haggis, Cathy Schulman

Good Night, and Good Luck. - Grant Heslov

Munich - Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Barry Mendel

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Philip Seymour Hoffman for Capote

Terrence Howard for Hustle & Flow

Heath Ledger for Brokeback Mountain

Joaquin Phoenix for Walk the Line

David Strathairn for Good Night, and Good Luck.

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Judi Dench for Mrs. Henderson Presents

Felicity Huffman for Transamerica

Keira Knightley for Pride & Prejudice

Charlize Theron for North Country

Reese Witherspoon for Walk the Line

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

George Clooney for Syriana

Matt Dillon for Crash

Paul Giamatti for Cinderella Man

Jake Gyllenhaal for Brokeback Mountain

William Hurt for A History of Violence

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Amy Adams for Junebug

Catherine Keener for Capote

Frances McDormand for North Country

Rachel Weisz for The Constant Gardener

Michelle Williams for Brokeback Mountain

Best Achievement in Directing

George Clooney for Good Night, and Good Luck.

Paul Haggis for Crash

Ang Lee for Brokeback Mountain

Bennett Miller for Capote

Steven Spielberg for Munich

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Crash - Paul Haggis, Robert Moresco

Good Night, and Good Luck. - George Clooney, Grant Heslov

Match Point - Woody Allen

The Squid and the Whale - Noah Baumbach

Syriana - Stephen Gaghan

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

Brokeback Mountain - Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana

Capote - Dan Futterman

The Constant Gardener - Jeffrey Caine

A History of Violence - Josh Olson

Munich - Tony Kushner, Eric Roth

Best Achievement in Cinematography

Batman Begins - Wally Pfister

Brokeback Mountain - Rodrigo Prieto

Good Night, and Good Luck. - Robert Elswit

Memoirs of a Geisha - Dion Beebe

The New World - Emmanuel Lubezki

Best Achievement in Editing

Cinderella Man - Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill

The Constant Gardener - Claire Simpson

Crash - Hughes Winborne

Munich - Michael Kahn

Walk the Line - Michael McCusker

Best Achievement in Art Direction

Good Night, and Good Luck. - James D. Bissell, Jan Pascale

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Stuart Craig, Stephanie McMillan

King Kong - Grant Major, Dan Hennah, Simon Bright

Memoirs of a Geisha - John Myhre, Gretchen Rau

Pride & Prejudice - Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer

Best Achievement in Costume Design

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Gabriella Pescucci

Memoirs of a Geisha - Colleen Atwood

Mrs. Henderson Presents - Sandy Powell

Pride & Prejudice - Jacqueline Durran

Walk the Line - Arianne Phillips

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score

Brokeback Mountain - Gustavo Santaolalla

The Constant Gardener - Alberto Iglesias

Memoirs of a Geisha - John Williams

Munich - John Williams

Pride & Prejudice - Dario Marianelli

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

Hustle & Flow - Jordan Houston, Cedric Coleman, Paul Beauregard ("It's Hard Out Here For a Pimp")

Crash - Michael Becker, Kathleen York ("In the Deep")

Transamerica - Dolly Parton ("Travelin' Thru")

Best Achievement in Makeup

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Howard Berger, Tami Lane

Cinderella Man - David LeRoy Anderson, Lance Anderson

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith - Dave Elsey, Annette Miles

Best Achievement in Sound

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Terry Porter, Dean A. Zupancic, Tony Johnson

King Kong - Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Michael Hedges, Hammond Peek

Memoirs of a Geisha - Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, Rick Kline, John Pritchett

Walk the Line - Paul Massey, Doug Hemphill, Peter F. Kurland

War of the Worlds - Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer, Ron Judkins

Best Achievement in Sound Editing

King Kong (2005) - Mike Hopkins, Ethan Van der Ryn

Memoirs of a Geisha - Wylie Stateman

War of the Worlds - Richard King

Best Achievement in Visual Effects

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Dean Wright, Bill Westenhofer, Jim Berney, Scott Farrar

King Kong - Joe Letteri, Brian Van't Hul, Christian Rivers, Richard Taylor

War of the Worlds - Pablo Helman, Dennis Muren, Randy Dutra, Daniel Sudick

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

Corpse Bride - Tim Burton, Mike Johnson

Hauru no ugoku shiro - Hayao Miyazaki

Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit - Steve Box, Nick Park

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

Bestia nel cuore, La - Cristina Comencini

Joyeux Noël - Christian Carion (France)

Paradise Now - Hany Abu-Assad (Palestine)

Sophie Scholl - Die letzten Tage - Marc Rothemund (Germany)

Tsotsi - Gavin Hood (South Africa)

Best Documentary, Features

Darwin's Nightmare - Hubert Sauper

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room - Alex Gibney, Jason Kliot

Marche de l'empereur, La - Luc Jacquet, Yves Darondeau

Murderball - Henry Alex Rubin, Dana Adam Shapiro

Street Fight - Marshall Curry

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

God Sleeps in Rwanda - Kimberlee Acquaro, Stacy Sherman

A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin - Corinne Marrinan, Eric Simonson

The Life of Kevin Carter - Dan Krauss

The Mushroom Club - Steven Okazaki

Best Short Film, Animated

Badgered - Sharon Colman

The Moon and the Son - John Canemaker, Peggy Stern

The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello - Anthony Lucas

9 - Shane Acker

One Man Band - Mark Andrews, Andrew Jimenez

Best Short Film, Live Action

Ausreißer - Ulrike Grote

Cashback - Sean Ellis, Lene Bausager

Síðasti bærinn í dalnum - Rúnar Rúnarsson, Þórir Snær Sigurjónsson

Our Time Is Up - Rob Pearlstein, Pia Clemente

Six Shooter - Martin McDonagh

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