Oscar Picks

Running a bit late on my Oscar picks this year, but better late than never.I do avoid social networking for the majority of the day until the night time broadcast. Can't break tradition; pizza and beer await me.

All that aside, here are my picks this year;

Best Picture - The Artist (2nd Choice - The Descendants)
Best Director - Martin Scorsese, Hugo

Best Actor - George Clooney, The Descendants (2nd Choice - Jean Dujardin, The Artist)
Best Actress - Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady - (2nd Choice - Viola Davis, The Help)

Best Supporting Actor - Christopher Plummer, The Beginners
Best Supporting Actress - Octavia Spencer, The Help

Best Animated Feature - Rango
Best Animated Short - The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore

Best Original Screenplay - Midnight in Paris
Best Adapted Screenplay - The Descendants (2nd Choice - Moneyball)

Best Visual Effects - Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Best Cinematography - Hugo (2nd Choice - Tree of Life)
Best Film Editing - Hugo

Best Art Direction - The Artist (2nd Choice - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2)
Best Costume Design - The Artist
Best Makeup - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Best Sound Editing - Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2nd Choice - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo)
Best Sound Mixing - Transformers Dark of the Moon (2nd Choice - Hugo)
Best Original Song - Man or Muppet, The Muppets
Best Original Score - Hugo