Sunday, February 26, 2012

my dream oscar picks: the jdb awards

Sometimes they are pretty lame, but I guess I'm a sucker for the Oscars every year. Here are some of my favorite films and performances of the year I would have nominated.  Some were overlooked and hopefully some will get some recognition tonight.






BEST PICTURE






nominees:






BEST DIRECTOR


Nicolas Winding Refrn, Drive



nominees:

Asghar Farhadi, A Separation
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Steve McQueen, Shame
Alexander Payne, The Descendants





BEST ACTOR


Michael Fasssbender, Shame



nominees:

George Clooney, The Descendants
Tom Cullen, Weekend
Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Ryan Gosling, Drive




BEST ACTRESS

Charlize Theron, Young Adult



nominees:

Viola Davis, The Help
Yoon Jeong-hee, Poetry
Elizabeth Olsen, Martha Marcy May Marlene
Anna Paquin, Margaret




BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR


Christopher Plummer, Beginners



nominees:

Albert Brooks, Drive
John Hawkes, Martha Marcy May Marlene
Patton Oswalt, Young Adult
Brad Pitt, The Tree of Life




BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

J. Smith-Cameron, Margaret



nominees:

Sareh Bayat, A Separation
Jeannie Berlin, Margaret
Mary Page-Keller, Beginners
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants






ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Nat Faxon, Alexander Payne, & Jim Rash, The Descendants




nominees:

Everything Must Go
Incendies
Jane Eyre
Moneyball




ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Asghar Farhadi, A Separation




nominees:

Beginners
Midnight in Paris
Weekend
Young Adult






ENSEMBLE

Margaret




nominees:

Beginners
The Descendants
Midnight in Paris
A Separation





FOREIGN FILM

A Separation




nominees:

Incendies
Le Havre
A Screaming Man
Tomboy





CINEMATOGRAPHY

Emmanuel Lubezki, The Tree of Life





nominees:

The Artist
Drive
Melancholia
The Mill and the Cross






FILM EDITING

Mat Newman, Drive




nominees:

The Artist
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
A Separation
Shame





ORIGINAL SCORE

Ludovic Bource, The Artist




nominees:

Cliff Martinez, Drive
The Chemical Brothers, Hanna
Alexandre Desplat, The Tree of Life
John Williams, War Horse




ORIGINAL SONG

"Think You Can Wait," Win Win




nominees:

"Masterpiece," W.E.
"Piledriver Waltz," Submarine





ART DIRECTION / SET DECORATION

The Mill and the Cross




nominees:

The Artist
Midnight in Paris
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
The Tree of Life




COSTUMES

Sonia Grande, Midnight in Paris






nominees:

The Artist
House of Tolerance
Jane Eyre
The Mill and the Cross



VISUAL EFFECTS

Mission Impossible - The Ghost Protocol




nominees:

Attack the Block
The Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Super 8
The Tree of Life



SOUND

Drive




nominees:

Incendies
Mission Impossible - The Ghost Protocol
The Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Tree of Life





SOUND EDITING

Drive





nominees:

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Mission Impossible - The Ghost Protocol
The Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Tree of Life



DOCUMENTARY FILM

Bill Cunningham New York




nominees:

The Black Power Mixtape 1967 - 1975
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
Project Nim
We Were Here


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