As I’m sure you well know, the Critics’ Choice Awards (or the BFCAs, if you prefer) will be handed out today, live on VH1.  You can find the list of nominees here.  No liveblog, but I’ll give my thoughts afterward.  Here are my will win/should wins, keeping in mind there are still a few movies I’ve yet to see:

BEST PICTURE

Will Win: The Artist
Should Win: The Artist

BEST ACTOR

Will Win: George Clooney, The Descendants
Should Win: Jean Dujardin, The Artist

BEST ACTRESS

Will Win: Viola Davis, The Help
Should Win: Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Will Win: Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Should Win: Patton Oswalt, Young Adult

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Will Win: Shailene Woodley, The Descendants
Should Win: Octavia Spencer, The Help (I may prefer Bejo, but think she’s a leading actress)

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS

Will Win: Shailene Woodley, The Descendants (she’s the only one of the group nominated in the main categories, so there is something seriously wrong if she doesn’t win this one)
Should Win: Elle Fanning, Super 8

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE

Will Win: The Help
Should Win: The Help

BEST DIRECTOR

Will Win: Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Should Win: Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Will Win: Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
Should Win: Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Will Win: Steven Zaillan and Aaron Sorkin, story by Stan Chervin, Moneyball
Should Win: [none] (Fine, Tate Taylor, The Help)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Will Win: Robert Richardson, Hugo
Should Win: [no clue]

BEST ART DIRECTION

Will Win: Dante Ferretti, Francesca Lo Schiavo, Hugo
Should Win: Dante Ferretti, Francesca Lo Schiavo, Hugo

BEST EDITING

Will Win: Michel Hazanavicius and Anne-Sophie Bion, The Artist
Should Win: Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Will Win: Mark Bridges, The Artist
Should Win: [sorry to be a guy, but no clue]

BEST MAKEUP

Will Win: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Should Win: [only seen two of them]

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Will Win: Hugo
Should Win: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (I’m assuming)

BEST SOUND

Will Win: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Should Win: [no clue]

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Will Win: Rango
Should Win: [I’ve only seen one.]

BEST ACTION MOVIE

Will Win: Drive
Should Win: Anything but Rise of the Planet of the Apes

BEST COMEDY

Will Win: Bridesmaids
Should Win: The Muppets. Crazy, Stupid, Love is also an acceptable answer.

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Will Win: A Separation
Should Win: [haven’t seen any]

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Will Win: Project Nim
Should Win: [haven’t seen any]

BEST SONG

Will Win: “Man or Muppet”, The Muppets
Should Win: “Pictures in my Head”, The Muppets

BEST SCORE

Will Win: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Should Win: [no clue]

Advertisements