oscars 2013
Oscar Predictions 2013

With a scant few hours before the Oscars start, these are my predictions for who will take home the coveted statue.

And without further delay [there’s no time to waste]….

My Predictions

Best Motion Picture


Achievement in Directing

Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Best Animated Feature Film


Original Screenplay

Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino

Adapted Screenplay

Argo, Chris Terrio

Best Foreign-Language Film

Amour (Austria)

Original Score

Lincoln, John Williams

Original Song

“Skyfall,” Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth; Skyfall

Achievement in Production Direction

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Achievement in Cinematography

Life of Pi, Claudio Miranda

Achievement in Costume Design

Les Misérables, Paco Delgado

Best Documentary Feature

Searching for a Sugar Man

Best Documentary Short Subject


Achievement in Film Editing


Achievement in Makeup & Hairstyling

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Best Animated Short Film

Head Over Heels

Best Live-Action Short Film


Achievement in Sound Editing

Zero Dark Thirty

Achievement in Sound Mixing

Les Misérables

Achievement in Visual Effects

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

And the winner is…

I guess we’ll see how well I picked them after the show is over tonight.