Alan's 2005 Oscar Predictions


This year I scored 16/24.  That's only 66%.  Terrible.
Unfortunately we lost the Fisher \ Wiseman AMPPy.  Score 3 to 1.

Best Picture
Will Win:
Million Dollar Baby
Might Win:
The Aviator
Should Win:
Million Dollar Baby
Did Win:  
Million Dollar Baby

Best Director
Will Win: Clint Eastwood,
Million Dollar Baby
Might Win:
Martin Scorsese, The Aviator
Should Win:
Martin Scorsese, The Aviator
Did Win:  Clint Eastwood,
Million Dollar Baby

Best Actor 
Will Win:
Jamie Foxx, Ray
Might Win:
No One Else Has A Chance
Should Win:
Jamie Foxx, Ray
Did Win:  
Jamie Foxx, Ray

Best Supporting Actor
Will Win: Morgan Freeman,
Million Dollar Baby
Might Win:
Thomas Haden Church, Sideways
Should Win: Morgan Freeman,
Million Dollar Baby
Did Win:  Morgan Freeman,
Million Dollar Baby

Best Actress
Will Win: Hilary Swank,
Million Dollar Baby
Might Win:
Imelda Staunton, Vera Drake
Should Win:
Kate Winslet, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Did Win:  Hilary Swank,
Million Dollar Baby

Best Supporting Actress
Will Win:
Cate Blanchett, The Aviator
Might Win:
Virginia Madsen, Sideways
Should Win:
Cate Blanchett, The Aviator
Did Win:  
Cate Blanchett, The Aviator

Best Screenplay (original)
Will Win:
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Might Win:
The Aviator
Should Win:
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Did Win:  
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Best Screenplay (adaptation) (Incorrect)
Will Win:
Million Dollar Baby
Might Win:
Sideways
Should Win:
Million Dollar Baby
Did Win:  
Sideways

Cinematography 
Will Win: 
The Aviator
Might Win: 
Don't Know
Should Win: 
House of Flying Daggers
Did Win:  
The Aviator

Visual Effects
Will Win: 
Spider-Man 2
Might Win: 
No One Else Has A Chance
Should Win: 
Spider-Man 2
Did Win:  
Spider-Man 2

Costume Design
Will Win: 
The Aviator
Might Win: 
Don't Know
Should Win: 
The Aviator
Did Win:  
The Aviator

Sound Mixing (Incorrect)
Will Win: 
The Aviator
Might Win: 
Ray
Should Win: 
Spider-Man 2
Did Win:  
Ray

Original Song (Incorrect)
Will Win: 
"Learn To Be Lonely," The Phantom of the Opera
Might Win: 
"Accidentally In Love," Shrek 2
Should Win: 
Don't Care
Did Win:  "Al Otro Lado Del Río," The Motorcycle Diaries

Best Animated Feature Film
Will Win: 
The Incredibles
Might Win: 
No One Else Has A Chance
Should Win: 
The Incredibles
Did Win:  
The Incredibles

Best Documentary Feature
Will Win: 
Born into Brothels
Might Win: 
Super Size Me
Should Win: 
Don't Care
Did Win:  
Born into Brothels

Film Editing (Incorrect)
Will Win:
Million Dollar Baby
Might Win: 
The Aviator
Should Win: 
The Aviator
Did Win:  
The Aviator

Art Direction

Will Win: The Aviator
Might Win: 
Don't Know
Should Win: 
A Very Long Engagement
Did Win:  
The Aviator

Makeup (Incorrect)
Will Win: 
The Passion of the Christ
Might Win: 
Don't Know
Should Win: 
The Passion of the Christ
Did Win:  Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

Sound Editing (Incorrect)
Will Win: 
Spider-Man 2
Might Win: 
The Incredibles
Should Win: 
Spider-Man 2
Did Win:  
The Incredibles

Original Score
Will Win: 
Finding Neverland
Might Win: 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Should Win: 
Don't Care
Did Win:  
Finding Neverland

Best Foreign Language Film
Will Win: 
The Sea Inside
Might Win: 
Don't Know
Should Win: 
Don't Care
Did Win:  
The Sea Inside

Best Documentary Short Subject (Incorrect)
Will Win: 
Sister Rose's Passion
Might Win: 
The Children of Leningradsky
Should Win: 
Don't Care
Did Win:  Mighty Times: The Children's March

Best Animated Short Film (Incorrect)

Will Win: Birthday Boy
Might Win: 
Gopher Broke
Should Win: 
Don't Care
Did Win:  Ryan

Best Live Action Short Film
Will Win: 
Wasp
Might Win: 
7:35 in the Morning ( 7:35 de la Mañana)
Should Win: 
Don't Care
Did Win:  
Wasp