Not Bad, Huh?
I guess I technically went 6 for 6, but since I wouldn’t vote for anyone but Bill Murray in the Best Actor race I will only take credit for getting 5 of 6 right.
Overall, I still did pretty damn good!
If you missed them, here were my predictions and reasons:
Dan’s Pick – THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING
Why? – The trilogy was such a success that they have to reward it with the Oscar. They HAVE to!
Dan’s Pick – Peter Jackson, THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING
Why? – See above. They just HAVE to!
Dan’s Pick – Charlize Theron – MONSTER
Why? – No one else in this category has even been mentioned since even before the nominations were announced. When a performance has that much buzz – like Hilary Swank in BOYS DON’T CRY – they usually win.
Dan’s Pick – Bill Murray – LOST IN TRANSLATION (Common sense tells me that Sean Penn will win as he has a lot of people talking about him, but I just can’t vote against Bill Murray)
Why? – I just can’t vote against Bill. He was the best thing in a movie in 2003. Whether he wins or not, he has my vote.
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Dan’s Pick – RenÈe Zellweger – COLD MOUNTAIN
Why? – She didn’t win in 2003 for “Chicago” and since people like her and “Cold Mountain” has to win something, this is what it, and Renee, will win.
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Dan’s Pick – Tim Robbins – MYSTIC RIVER
Why? – Like Charlize Theron, no one else in the category has been talked about.
Not Bad, Huh?