Billy Crystal will present the Oscar awards on February 26, 2012, and the nominees will be announced one month in advanced. So, what do we want to know right now about the next year’s Oscar awards ?
Well, today we are going to talk about the first predictions, about some movies and actors that might be nominated at the 2012 Oscar Awards next year.
Cinemablend is courageous enough to make the first predictions about the Oscar 2012 nominations, at the main categories. If some choices are pertinent, others are intriguing and some of them are without …grounds.
Best Movie Oscar 2012 Predictions
Sure candidates: The Artist, The Descendants, The Help
Possible Candidates: Midnight In Paris, Moneyball, Tinker, Tailor Soldier Spy, War House, Young Adult
Other possible candidates: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Harry Potter And the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Hugo, The Ides Of March, The Iron Lady, J. Edgar, The Tree of Life
No changes: Beginners, Carnage, Coriolanus, A Dangerous Method, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Jane Eyre, Martha Marcy May Marlene, My Week With Marilyn, Rampart, Shame, Take Shelter, We Bought A Zoo, Win Win
Marin Scorsese’s movie, Hugo, might enter the race. At the same time, Swedish movie Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy might also have some changes at the Oscars.
Sure candidates: Alexander Payne, The Descendants
Probable Candidates: Thomas Alfredson, Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy, Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris Michel Haznavicius, The Artist Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life Bennett Miller, Moneyball
Other Possible candidates: George Clooney, The Ides of March Stephen Daldry, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Clint Eastwood, J. Edgar David Fincher, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Steve McQueen, Shame Martin Scorsese, Hugo Steven Spielberg, War Horse
No Chances: David Cronenberg, A Dangerous Method Cameron Crowe, We Bought a Zoo Sean Durkin, Martha Marcy May Marlene Ralph Fiennes, Coriolanus Phyllida Lloyd, The Iron Lady Tom McCarthy, Win Win Mike Mills, Beginners Oren Moverman, Rampart Jeff Nichols, Take Shelter Roman Polanski, Carnage Jason Reitman, Young Adult Tate Taylor, The Help
Best Actor In A Leading Role Oscar 2012 Predictions
It’s hard to say if Leonardo DiCaprio is already a sure candidate considering that J. Edgar caused controversy and by the fact that Leonardo DiCaprio is not always nominated. Even so, Leo might have good chances, almost as good as Ryan Gosling with The Ides Of March, a movie that rapidly falls from the public’s memory. However Ryan Gosling sure has his charm.
Sure Candidate: George Clooney, The Descendants
Probable Candidates:Leonardo DiCaprio, J. Edgar Jean Dujardin, The Artist Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March Brad Pitt, Moneyball
Other Possible Candidates: Matt Damon, We Bought a Zoo Michael Fassbender, Shame Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50 Michael Shannon, Take Shelter Fără şanse: Demian Bichir, A Better Life Asa Butterfield, Hugo Daniel Craig, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Michael Fassbender, A Dangerous Method Ralph Fiennes, Coriolanus Paul Giamatti, Win Win Woody Harrelson, Rampart Thomas Horn, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Rhys Ifans, Anonymous Jeremy Irvine, War Horse
Best Actress in A Leading Role Oscar 2012 Predictions
With Martha Mercy May Marlene as the most famous independent movie of the fall ( Even the Obama family watched it at the White House ) Elizabeth Olsen enters the possible candidates category – especially since if the President likes you then you have some chances of winning the Oscar Award.
Keira Knightley is not far, with a leading role in A Dangerous Mind, so she also has a chance.
Sure candidate: Viola Davis, The help
Probable Candidates: Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady Elizabeth Olsen, Martha Marcy May Marlene Charlize Theron, Young Adult Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn
Other possible candidates: Kirsten Dunst, Melancholia Felicity Jones, Like Crazy Keira Knightley, A Dangerous Method Rooney Mara, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Tilda Swinton, We Need To Talk About Kevin Michelle Yeoh, The Lady
No chance: Jodie Foster, Carnage Emily Watson, Oranges & Sunshine Mia Wasikowska, Jane Eyre Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea
Best Actor in a Supporting Role Oscar 2012 Predictions
Armie Hammer made the possible candidates list with his role in J. Edgar, but Nick Nolte seems to have lost his place amongst the favorites once Warrior started to do bad in the Box Office. So only three probably candidates remain, plus other six from the Tinker Tailor movie. For the moment we can’t talk about a favorite.
Probable candidates: Kenneth Branagh, My Week with Marilyn Albert Brooks, Drive Armie Hammer, J. Edgar Patton Oswalt, Young Adult Brad Pitt, The Tree of Life Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Others: Paul Giamatti, The Ides of March John Hawkes, Martha Marcy May Marlene Jonah Hill, Moneyball Nick Nolte, Warrior Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Ides of March
No Chance: Niels Arestrup, War Horse Jim Broadbent, The Iron Lady Benedict Cumberbatch, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Colin Firth, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Robert Forster, The Descendants Tom Hanks, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Tom Hardy, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Tom Hiddleston, War Horse Ezra Miller, We Need To Talk About Kevin Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method John C. Reilly, Carnage Mark Strong, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy David Thewlis, The Lady Christoph Waltz, Carnage
Best actress in a Supporting Role Oscar 2012 Predictions
Probable candidates: Jessica Chastain, The Help/Tree of Life/Take Shelter, Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs Vanessa Redgrave, Coriolanus Octavia Spencer, The Help Shailene Woodley, The Descendants
Other possible candidates: Sandra Bullock, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Carey Mulligan, Shame Evan Rachel Wood, The Ides of March
No chance: Berenice Bejo, The Artist Marion Cotillard, Midnight in Paris Judi Dench, J. Edgar Elle Fanning, We Bought a Zoo Charlotte Gainsbourg, Melancholia Bryce Dallas Howard, The Help Scarlett Johansson, We Bought A Zoo Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids Naomi Watts, J. Edgar Kate Winslet, Carnage