Oscar nomination projections: December edition

With the announcement of the nominations for the Critic Choice Awards, SAG awards and Golden Globe awards, we are well on our way to the Oscar. In order to complete this puzzle and finalize my predictions, there is still the announcement of the PGA and DGA nominees in January. For now, here are the possible future Oscar nominees that are going to be announced on January 24.

Best Picture

The Artist

The Descendants

The Help



The Tree of Life

War Horse

Alternates: Bridemaids, Extremely Close and Incredibly Loud, Midnight in Paris

Best Actor

George Clooney-The Descendants

Leonardo DiCaprio-J. Edgar

Jean Dujardin-The Artist

Michael Fassbender-Shame

Brad Pitt-Moneyball

Alternate: Michael Shannon-Take Shelter

Best Actress

Glenn Close-Albert Nobbs

Viola Davis-The Help

Meryl Streep-The Iron Lady

Tilda Swinton-We Need to Talk About Kevin

Michelle Williams-My Week with Marilyn

Alternate: Charlize Theron-Young Adult

Best Supporting Actor

Albert Brooks-Drive

Kenneth Branaugh-My Week with Marilyn

Jonah Hill-Moneyball

Nick Nolte-Warrior

Christopher Plummer-Beginners

Alternate: Patton Oswalt-Young Adult

Best Supporting Actress

Bernice Bejo-The Artist

Jessica Chastain-The Help

Melissa McCarthy-Bridesmaids

Octavia Spencer-The Help

Shailene Woodley-The Descendants

Alternate: Janet McTeer-Albert Nobbs

Best Director

Michael Hazanavicius-The Artist

Terrance Malik-The Tree of Life

Alexander Payne-The Descendants

Martin Scorsese-Hugo

Steven Speilberg-War Horse

Alternate: Nicolas Winding Refn-Drive


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