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My fearless, peerless, 100% perfect Oscar predictions

February 20, 2010 |  2:36 pm

Last year I had the most correct Oscar predictions among all experts at The Envelope's Buzzmeter. Now I intend to do it again this year. Here's my full list of forecasts in all Academy Awards categories:

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BEST PICTURE: "Inglourious Basterds"
BEST ACTOR: Jeff Bridges, "Crazy Heart"
BEST ACTRESS: Sandra Bullock, "The Blind Side"
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Christoph Waltz, "Inglourious Basterds"
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Mo'Nique, "Precious"
BEST DIRECTOR: Kathryn Bigelow, "The Hurt Locker"
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE: "Up"
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: "The White Ribbon"
BEST SCREENPLAY (ORIGINAL): "Inglourious Basterds," Quentin Tarantino
BEST SCREENPLAY (ADAPTED): "Up in the Air," screenplay by Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner
BEST MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE): "Up," Michael Giacchino
BEST MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG): "The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart)"
BEST ART DIRECTION: "Avatar" *
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: "Avatar"
BEST COSTUME DESIGN: "The Young Victoria"
BEST DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE): "The Cove"
BEST DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT): "China's Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province"
BEST FILM EDITING: "The Hurt Locker"


BEST MAKEUP: "Star Trek"
BEST SHORT FILM (ANIMATED): "A Matter of Loaf and Death"
BEST SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION): "Kavi"
BEST SOUND EDITING: "The Hurt Locker"
BEST SOUND MIXING: "The Hurt Locker"
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: "Avatar"

* Note: The original prediction for best art direction was changed to "Avatar."

Photo: AMPAS

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