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Saturday, February 25, 2012

Academy Award Show- Who Will Take The Oscar Linkfest

By Susan Duclos

Many are "awarded" out with the constant awards being handed out to actors and actresses, directors, writers, yadda yadda yadda... but others are interested, so taking a little break from politics, we bring you some of the buzz on the Academy Awards event to take place on Sunday.

Wapo on Actors

Best actor

The nominees are:

Demian Bichir, “A Better Life”

George Clooney, “The Descendants”

Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”

Gary Oldman, “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”

Brad Pitt, “Moneyball”

Best actress

The nominees are:

Glenn Close, “Albert Nobbs”

Viola Davis, “The Help"

Rooney Mara, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”

Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”

Michelle Williams, “My Week With Marilyn”

Clickity Click the link for their predictions.

Wapo on Directors:

Best director

The nominees are:

Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”

Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”

Terrence Malick, “The Tree of Life”

Alexander Payne, “The Descendants”

Martin Scorsese, “Hugo”


LA Times with "Oscar predictions: We call the four acting races"

Chicago Tribune with "Oscar predictions: Deciphering the visual crafts awards"

Reuters with "Oscar Predictions: Can Fancy Math and Social Media Really Forecast Winners?"

AP with "Crystal to the rescue for 84th Academy Awards show"

Telegram with "Academy Awards suggest daylong celebration Sunday"


Awards Daily with "Oscars 2012: Final Oscar Predictions"

Filmonic with "Filmonic’s Oscar Predictions." website is HERE, browse for the latest official news.

Happy Reading!