and the winner will be…

The Academy Awards® predictions (2 days before):

Actor in a Leading Role

  • Javier Bardem in “Biutiful”
  • Jeff Bridges in “True Grit”
  • Jesse Eisenberg in “The Social Network”
  • COLIN FIRTH in “The King’s Speech”
  • James Franco in “127 Hours”

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • CHRISTIAN BALE in “The Fighter”
  • John Hawkes in “Winter’s Bone”
  • Jeremy Renner in “The Town”
  • Mark Ruffalo in “The Kids Are All Right”
  • Geoffrey Rush in “The King’s Speech”

Actress in a Leading Role

  • Annette Bening in “The Kids Are All Right”
  • Nicole Kidman in “Rabbit Hole”
  • Jennifer Lawrence in “Winter’s Bone”
  • NATALIE PORTMAN in “Black Swan”
  • Michelle Williams in “Blue Valentine”

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Amy Adams in “The Fighter”
  • Helena Bonham Carter in “The King’s Speech”
  • Melissa Leo in “The Fighter”
  • Hailee Steinfeld in “True Grit”
  • JACKIE WEAVER in “Animal Kingdom”

Animated Feature Film

  • “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON” Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
  • The Illusionist Sylvain Chomet
  • Toy Story 3 Lee Unkrich


  • Black Swan Matthew Libatique
  • InceptionWally Pfister
  • The King’s Speech Danny Cohen
  • The Social NetworkJeff Cronenweth
  • “TRUE GRIT” Roger Deakins


  • “BLACK SWAN” Darren Aronofsky
  • The Fighter David O. Russell
  • The King’s Speech Tom Hooper
  • The Social Network David Fincher
  • True GritJoel Coen and Ethan Coen

Film Editing

  • “BLACK SWAN” Andrew Weisblum
  • The Fighter Pamela Martin
  • The King’s Speech Tariq Anwar
  • 127 Hours Jon Harris
  • The Social NetworkAngus Wall and Kirk Baxter

Foreign Language Film

  • Biutiful Mexico
  • Dogtooth Greece
  • In a Better World Denmark
  • “INCENDIES” Canada
  • Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi) Algeria

Music (Original Score)

  • How to Train Your Dragon John Powell
  • “INCEPTION” Hans Zimmer
  • The King’s Speech Alexandre Desplat
  • 127 HoursA.R. Rahman
  • The Social Network Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Best Picture

  • Black Swan Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott Franklin, Producers
  • The Fighter David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Mark Wahlberg, Producers
  • Inception Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers
  • The Kids Are All Right Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte and Celine Rattray, Producers
  • The King’s Speech Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers
  • 127 Hours Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and John Smithson, Producers
  • “THE SOCIAL NETWORK” Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca and Ceán Chaffin, Producers
  • Toy Story 3 Darla K. Anderson, Producer
  • True Grit Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers
  • Winter’s BoneAnne Rosellini and Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Producers

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

  • 127 HoursScreenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy
  • The Social Network Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
  • Toy Story 3 Screenplay by Michael Arndt; Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
  • True GritWritten for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
  • “WINTER’S BONE” Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini

Writing (Original Screenplay)

  • Another Year Written by Mike Leigh
  • The Fighter Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson;
    Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson
  • Inception” Written by Christopher Nolan
  • The Kids Are All Right” Written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg
  • “THE KING’S SPEECH” Screenplay by David Seidler