It’s now less than a month for the most awaited film awards show, and while I still have an article abouth Seth MacFarlane pending (the most awesome host since Hugh Jackman), I have to share with you the incredible advertising poster for this year’s gala. If you click on the picture and you see every statuette closely, you can see that every year’s Oscar looks like the film that won Best Picture in every edition. It’s simply astonishing. The Oscars are closer! (Check my bets after the photo).
MORE THAN LIKELY WINNERS
Best Picture: ARGO
Over the past few years, the number of contenders in this category has been bigger, but I believe it is safe to say that Affleck’s Argo is going to win the big prize. The film has demolished the competition in every single award it was nominated for. And there’s no surprise in that: the movie is outstanding, and proves what a terrific filmmaker Ben Affleck is.
(Read my review of Argo for more information)
Best Actor: DANIEL DAY-LEWIS for LINCOLN
Another sure thing, the British actor will win for the third time. Yes, I have said many times that I would like Hugh Jackman to win, but I have also remarked that there is no way Day-Lewis is going to lose in a Spielberg film playing the president who abolished slavery. Too Oscar-orientated.
Best Actress: EMMANUELLE RIVA for AMOUR
Of course, Jennifer Lawrence has received a lot of buzz, but she is only 22, and that is a bad sign if you are nominated for an Oscar, because it probably means your career ends there (unless you are Audrey Hepburn, but NOBODY can be or will ever be like her). The French actress gives a heartfelt and powerful performance, and she won the Bafta last Sunday. Besides, fellow compatriot Jean Dujardin would give her the Oscar!
Best Supporting Actor: TOMMY LEE JONES for LINCOLN
A correct and potent act, Tommy Lee Jones will probably get a statuette to go along with Day-Lewis. Again, the same reasons I mentioned above, but I would actually prefer Christoph Waltz for Django Unchained: his performance in Tarantino’s film simply outstands. He is the very best of the movie without any question. But maybe they won’t want to give him an Oscar for yet another Tarantino film…
Best Supporting Actress: ANNE HATHAWAY for LES MISÉRABLES
If someone is still wondering who will win in this category, they haven’t been in this world this last month. No doubt.
(Read my review of Les Misérables for more information)
Best Director: BEN AFFLECK for ARGO OH NO, WAIT, HE IS NOT EVEN NOMINATED!!!!!
I am sure I’m not the only astonished by the fact that he is not even nominated, when has taken the Best Director statuette in every award show so far. It is so unfair… So I will just say David O. Russell for Silver Linings Playbook. I don’t even care.
Who do you think the winners will be?