Ladies and Gentleman, the ultimate evening of televised glitz, glamour, beauty, and infamous golden statues is only a couple of days away. In an effort to prepare for the grandest night in cinema, I thought it best to review the nominees for each category as well as share my predictions of who will be going home with the statue Sunday night.
The Artist: WINNER
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
The Help- HONORABLE MENTION
Midnight in Paris
The Tree of Life
The world has actually peed their pants over this film. Honestly, I have not gotten the chance to see it and I am actually a tad bit bitter toward it considering I am actually in love with The Help. Although it was not nominated for a Golden Globe, I have an odd inkling it will sweep the Oscars this year.
Actor in a Leading Role:
George Clooney: WINNER
Jean Dujardin- HONORABLE MENTION
He won the Golden Globe for his performance of an ill-fated father and husband with a teenage daughter that actually despises him in The Descendants. I feel so bad for the guy that the only thing to reconcile his misfortune would be to give him the Oscar.
Actress in a Leading Role:
Viola Davis- HONORABLE MENTION
Michelle Williams: WINNER
Michelle also won the Golden Globe for her performance of the sexpot Marilyn Monroe in My Week With Marilyn. However, Rooney Mara is now in the rankings for an Oscar even though they snubbed her for a Golden Globe nomination, so this category is a bit tricky as of now. Yet, I still think Williams will take home her first Golden Man on Sunday. I just thought Viola Davis was absolutely wonderful in The Help, so I shall award her with an honorable mention.
*The members of OJBG HQ each completed an Oscar ballot. We will release the winner of the office the night of the Academy Awards!*