Adam and Matt Predict the 85th Academy Awards

     February 23, 2013

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Adam and I briefly talked about our predictions on the latest episode of The Collision, but we know your Oscar pool needs more guidance.  It’s a rough year, and a lot of Oscar ballots are going to go down in flames.  Last year, I played the wild card on my Oscar predictions and lost big, but this year I’m going to try and be a bit savvier.  However, I’m going up against Collider’s Oscar guru, so if you’re going to copy one of our cheat-sheets, it’s probably best to cheat off Adam.

Hit the jump for who we think deserves to win and who we think will win at the 85th Academy Awards.  Be sure to come back Sunday night when I’ll be live-blogging the ceremony.  Adam and I will also be tweeting the Oscars, so be sure to follow us @AdamChitwood and @MattGoldberg, respectively.

BEST PICTURE

argo-posterMatt

Will Win: Argo

Should Win: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Adam

Will Win: Argo

Should Win: Zero Dark Thirty

BEST DIRECTOR

Matt

Will Win: Ang Lee, Life of Pi

Should Win: Behn Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Adam

Will Win: Ang Lee, Life of Pi

Should Win: Ang Lee, Life of Pi

BEST ACTOR

Matt

Will Win: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Should Win: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Adam

Will Win: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Should Win: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

BEST ACTRESS

Matt

Will Win: Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

Should Win: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

Adam

Will Win: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Should Win: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Matt

the-master-posterWill Win: Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook

Should Win: Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

Adam

Will Win: Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Should Win: Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Matt

Will Win: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Should Win: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Adam

Will Win: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Should Win: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Matt

Will Win: Brave

Should Win: ParaNorman

Adam

Will Win: Brave

Should Win: ParaNorman

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Matt

Will Win: Life of Pi

Should Win: Skyfall

Adam

Will Win: Life of Pi

Should Win: Skyfall

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

anna-karenina-movie-posterMatt

Will Win: Anna Karenina

Should Win: Anna Karenina

Adam

Will Win: Anna Karenina

Should Win: Anna Karenina

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Matt

Will Win: Searching for Sugar Man

Should Win: Searching for Sugar Man

Adam

Will Win: Searching for Sugar Man

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT

Matt

Will Win: Open Heart

Adam

Will Win: Open Heart

BEST EDITING

Matt

Will Win: Argo

Should Win: Zero Dark Thirty

Adam

Will Win: Argo

Should Win: Zero Dark Thirty

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

amour-posterMatt

Will Win: Amour

Should Win: Amour

Adam

Will Win: Amour

BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

Matt

Will Win: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Should Win: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Adam

Will Win: Les Miserables

Should Win: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

BEST MUSIC

Matt

Will Win: Life of Pi

Should Win: Life of Pi

Adam

Will Win: Life of Pi

Should Win: Life of Pi

BEST MUSIC – ORIGINAL SONG

Matt

skyfall-posterWill Win: “Skyfall” from Skyfall

Should Win: “Skyfall” from Skyfall

Adam

Will Win: Skyfall” from Skyfall

Should Win: Skyfall” from Skyfall

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Matt

Will Win: Anna Karenina

Should Win: Anna Karenina

Adam

Will Win: Anna Karenina

Should Win: Anna Karenina

BEST SHORT FILM – ANIMATED

Matt

Will Win: Paperman

Should Win: Paperman

Adam

Will Win: Paperman

Should Win: Paperman

BEST SHORT FILM – LIVE ACTION

Matt

Will Win: Curfew

Should Win: Death of a Shadow

Adam

Will Win: Curfew

BEST SOUND EDITING

life of pi posterMatt

Will Win: Skyfall

Should Win: Skyfall

Adam

Will Win: Life of Pi

Should Win: Skyfall

BEST SOUND MIXING

Matt

Will Win: Les Miserables

Should Win: Skyfall

Adam

Will Win: Les Miserables

Should Win: Les Miserables

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Matt

Will Win: Life of Pi

Should Win: The Avengers

Adam

Will Win: Life of Pi

Should Win: Life of Pi

BEST WRITING – ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Matt

Will Win: Argo

Should Win: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Adam

Will Win: Argo

Should Win: Lincoln

BEST WRITING – ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Matt

Will Win: Zero Dark Thirty

Should Win: Zero Dark Thirty

Adam

Will Win: Django Unchained

Should Win: Zero Dark Thirty

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