Ben AffleckSo Ben Affleck was snubbed by the Academy in the Best Director category and has gone on to win that category in just about every other awards show. I’m hoping that whomever wins tonight will have the decency to give him a shout out. I’m not sure why they snubbed him, were they trying to get back at him for Gigli? If I can forgive him for Daredevil, the Academy should cut him some slack. I am posting my picks below, leave a comment if you agree or not and who you are picking.

Picture – Argo (redemption for Ben)

Director – Ang Lee for Life of PI

Actor – Bradley Cooper for Silver Linings Playbook even though Daniel Day Lewis will probably win for Lincoln.

Actress – Jennifer Lawrence for Silver Linings Playbook possible upset by Quvenzhane Wallis for Beasts of the Southern Wild, she was amazing.

Supporting Actor – Robert DeNiro for Silver Linings Playbook, Tommy Lee Jones will win but I hope not.

Supporting Actress – Anne Hathaway for Les Miserables

Original Screenplay – Zero Dark Thirty

Adapted Screenplay – Argo

Animated Feature – Frakenweenie will win but if I had my way it would be Wreck It Ralph all the way.

Documentary Short Subject – Redemption but I have not seen any of the nominations

Film Editing – Life of PI

Sound Editing – Skyfall I changed my pick from Life of PI

Foreign Language Film – Amour

Short Film Animated – Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare another category where I’m totally guessing.

Original Score – Anna Karenina

Visual Effects – It should be Life of PI but my pick is The Avengers

Short Film, Live Action – Curfew

Original Song – Skyfall wins from the worst nominations ever

Production Design – Les Miserables

Cinematography – Life of PI

Costume Design – Les Miserables

Makeup – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Documentary Feature – The Gatekeepers

Sound Mixing – Argo