OK, so how did I do with yesterday’s pregame predictions for the 84th Academy Awards? All in all, not too shabby: 14 wins and 10 misses.
In my defense, I think this was a particularly difficult year to predict – which, objectively, is a good thing.
Let’s look at the results…
Winner: The Artist
Prediction: The Artist
It’s Oscar Sunday – the second biggest American non-holiday behind Super Bowl Sunday – and that means it’s time for Academy Award predictions. When I make my picks, I like to predict who I think will win, and also list who I think deserves to win (which is not always the same).
You can jump to this entry to see a full list of all the categories and nominees for the 84th Academy Awards ceremony, which gets under way at 8:30 p.m. from the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. I’ll start with the major categories, and then include the ones no one really cares about. So let’s get started…
With a lot of surprises — both good and bad — no one can accuse this year’s roster of Academy Award nominations of being “the usual suspects.”
Here is a complete roster of all the nominees. Check out the official Oscars site for more details.