Final Oscar Predictions
What follows are my final Oscar predictions (and some update commentary) for this year's Oscar race.
As always, these predictions have little to nothing to do with who deserves the award. These are my predictions for who I believe has the best shots at taking home a statue.
All rankings are in order of who has the better chance of winning to the worst. #1's, in green, are my prediction for who will win the category. Nominees in blue are possible spoilers, nominees in orange have little chance of winning, and nominees in red are my picks for those who should get very comfortable with the phrase, "It was an honor just to be nominated."
Once again, Mind pulls ahead as Lord falls behind, furthering the gap between first and second. Moulin picks up speed, though short of what would be needed for an upset. Gosford pulls back as Bedroom picks up the pace at the last minute though not enough to even move into fourth.
Prepare for the photo finsh as Crowe slips back and Washington movesforward. I'm still giving the slight edge to Crowe. The rest of the pack has not changed pace since last commentary.
Berry continues to benefit from her momentum and Spaceck's falling behind. The gap between this first and second and the Best Actor first and second is greater, though either could easily win just the same. The rest remain in their same positions except for Zellweger who moves ahead by a smidge though clearly she'll remain in fifth.
The pack stays roughly the same though Broadbent and Voight slow in the final stretch. McKellen maintains enough of a lead to nearly guarantee first.
Conelly has remained in first for a very long time and will no doubt win. A good distance behind are Mirren and Smith, both gaining ground. Winslet and Tomei slip farther back.
Jackson's moving slightly faster as Howard and Altman, still neck and neck, slow in pace a bit.
Amelie is the only nominee to gain some speed in the final stretch as the rest of the pack continues at the same pace as before.
Bedroom catches up and takes second place to Amelie's third in the final rush for the finish. Mind stays ahead pretty comfortably, maintaining it's speed.
Amelie falls back a bit as Land moves slightly faster. Still looks like Amelie will win but Land has an even greater chance at spoiling.
More of the same, though Monster loses an extremely small amount of speed.
Sins moves faster as the rest stay the same, though Birds maintains a comfortable lead in first.
The accountant picks up its' pace as the rest stay the same.
Promises gains some speed as the rest stay the same.
Artists and Sing pull ahead as Thoth maintains its' speed.
Another extremely close race to the finish as Rouge loses ground and Lord gains. This is easily the closest race between first and second of all categories this year.
Lord continues to pick up its pace as The Man once again falls back a bit.
The pack maintains their pace except for Lord who speeds up again.
Black Hawk moves closer to surpassing Lord for second. Memento also gains speed while the rest stay the same.
Rouge gains speed as the other two stay at the same pace as before.
Monster moves up a spot to third place as A.I. falls behind. Lord should easily win this race.
The entire pack loses speed except for Kate who is only getting faster in the final stretch.
Moulin and Amelie maintain pace as the rest gain some speed.
Pearl moves ahead as Monster pulls back.
A.I. loses ground as Pearl gains, though Lord will take this race to the bank.
Come back tomorrow for to see how I did, and how much better (or worse) I did this year compared to other years!
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