Final Academy Award Predictions

So, with the BAFTA nominees having been announced this morning, and the Oscar nominations being revealed early tomorrow morning in America (8:30 EST), the climax of the awards season is just around the corner.

With this in mind, here are my final predictions for who will be nominated in the major Oscar categories:

Best Picture

If there are five: 
– Lincoln
– Zero Dark Thirty
– Argo
– Les Miserables
– Silver Linings Playbook

If there are 6-10, any of the following could also be included:
– Life of Pi
– Django Unchained
– Moonrise Kingdom
– Beasts of the Southern Wild
– Amour

Potential spoilers:
– Skyfall
– The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Long shot:
– The Master

Best Director
– Steven Spielberg (Lincoln)
– Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty)
– Ben Affleck (Argo)
– Ang Lee (Life of Pi)
– Tom Hooper (Les Miserables)

Potential spoilers:
– Michael Haneke (Amour)
– David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)
– Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained)

Long shots:
– Paul Thomas Anderson (The Master)
– Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom)

Best Actor
– Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
– John Hawes (The Sessions)
– Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
– Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
– Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)

Potential spoiler:
– Denzel Washington (Flight)

Long shots:
– Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained)
– Anthony Hopkins (Hitchcock)
– Jean-Louis Trintignant (Amour)

Best Actress
– Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
– Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
– Naomi Watts (The Impossible)
– Marion Cotillard (Rust and Bone)
– Emanuelle Riva (Amour)

Potential spoilers:
– Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
– Rachel Weisz (Deep Blue Sea)

Long shot:
Helen Miren (Hitchcock)

Best Supporting Actor
– Alan Arkin (Argo)
– Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)
– Phillip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)
– Robert De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook)
– Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

Potential spoilers:
– Leonardo DiCaprio (Django Unchained)
– Javier Bardem (Skyfall)

Long shots:
– Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained)
– Eddie Redmayne (Les Miserables)

Best Supporting Actress
– Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
– Sally Field (Lincoln)
– Helen Hunt (The Sessions)
– Amy Adams (The Master)
– Nicole Kidman (The Paperboy)

Potential spoilers
– Judi Dench (Skyfall)
– Maggie Smith (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel)

Long shot:
– Samantha Barks (Les Miserables)

Best Original Screenplay:
– Mark Boal (Zero Dark Thirty)
– Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained)
– Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola (Moonrise Kingdom)
– Michael Haneke (Amour)
– Paul Thomas Anderson (The Master)

Potential spoiler:
– Rian Johnson (Looper)

Long shot:
– John Gatnis (Flight)

Best Adapted Screenplay
– Tony Kushner (Lincoln)
– Chris Terrio (Argo)
– David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)
– Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower)
– David Magee (Life of Pi)

Potential spoiler:
– Lucy Alibar & Ben Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)

Long shots:
– Ben Lewin (The Sessions)
– William Nicholson (Les Miserables)

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