Saturday, January 10, 2009

Golden Globes Predictions

Picture, Drama

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Frost/Nixon
The Reader
Revolutionary Road
Slumdog Millionaire

Will Win: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Should Win: flip a coin, heads for Button, tails for Slumdog Millionaire

Picture, Comedy

Burn After Reading
Happy-Go-Lucky
In Bruges
Mamma Mia!
Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Will Win: Mamma Mia!
Should Win: Burn After Reading

Best Director

Danny Boyle for Slumdog Millionaire
Stephen Daldry for The Reader
David Fincher for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Ron Howard for Frost/Nixon
Sam Mendes for Revolutionary Road

Will Win: Danny Boyle
Should Win: Danny Boyle

Actor, Drama

Leonardo DiCaprio for Revolutionary Road
Frank Langella for Frost/Nixon
Sean Penn for Milk
Brad Pitt for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Mickey Rourke for The Wrestler

Will Win: Sean Penn
Should Win: Mickey Rourke

Actress, Drama

Anne Hathaway for Rachel Getting Married
Angelina Jolie for Changeling
Meryl Streep for Doubt
Kristin Scott Thomas for I've Loved You So Long
Kate Winslet for Revolutionary Road

Will Win: Anne Hathaway
Should Win: Kate Winslet (although to be fair, I haven't seen Rachel Getting Married)

Supporting Actor

Tom Cruise for Tropic Thunder
Robert Downey Jr. for Tropic Thunder
Ralph Fiennes for The Duchess
Philip Seymour Hoffman for Doubt
Heath Ledger for The Dark Knight

Will Win: Heath Ledger
Should Win: Heath Ledger

Supporting Actress

Amy Adams for Doubt
Penelope Cruz for Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Viola Davis for Doubt
Marisa Tomei for The Wrestler
Kate Winslet for The Reader

Will Win: Penelope Cruz
Should Win: Marisa Tomei

Actor, Comedy

Javier Bardem for Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Colin Farrel for In Bruges
James Franco for Pineapple Express
Brendan Gleason for In Bruges
Dustin Hoffman for Last Chance Harvey

Will Win: Dustin Hoffman
Should Win: James Franco

Actress, Comedy

Rebecca Hall for Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Sally Hawkins for Happy-Go-Lucky
Frances McDormand for Burn After Reading
Meryl Streep for Mamma Mia
Emma Thompson for Last Chance Harvey

Will Win: Sally Hawkins
Should Win: Sally Hawkins (although I do love me some McDormand)

Foreign Language

The Baader Meinhof Complex
Everlasting Moments
Gomorrah
I've Loved You So Long
Waltz With Bashir

Will Win: Waltz With Bashir
Should Win: Seen none of 'em

Animated Feature

Bolt
Kung Fu Panda
Wall-E

Will Win: Wall-E
Should Win: Wall-E

Screenplay

Slumdog Millionaire
The Reader
Frost/Nixon
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Doubt

Will Win: Slumdog Millionaire
Should Win: Slumdog Millionaire

Score

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Changeling
Defiance
Slumdog Millionaire
Frost/Nixon

Will Win: Slumdog Millionaire
Should Win: Slumdog Millionaire (but I love Button's score too)

Song

Down to Earth, Wall-E
Gran Torino, Gran Torino
I Thought I Lost You, Bolt
Once in a Lifetime, Cadillac Records
The Wrestler, The Wrestler

Will Win: The Wrestler
Should Win: The Wrestler

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