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Countdown to the Oscars: Prediction Time

There’s only one more week until awards night.  The countdown has officially begun.  How many of the nine nominated films for Best Picture have you seen?  I’ve managed to catch five of the nominees!

And now it’s time to cast your ballots, Ladies and Gentlemen!  We’re having an Oscar Party here on The Happiness Project!

And you’re invited!

The Schwag:  The commenter with the most correct Oscar picks from the below categories wins

  1. Copies of all the delectable Oscar Party appetizers featured on next week’s blog.
  2. AFandago Gift Card to be used at the Cinema of your choice!
  3. A schwag bag fit for the stars filled with extra goodies!

And the Nominees Are:

Best Picture

  • Amour
  • Argo
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Django Unchained
  • Les Miserables
  • Life of Pi
  • Lincoln – *Who I think the Academy will pick
  • Silver Linings Playbook – *Jess’s pick
  • Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actress

  • Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) – *Academy Darling
  • Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) – *Jess’s pick
  • Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)
  • Qvenzhane’ Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
  • Naomi Watts (The Impossible)

Best Actor

  • Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook) – *Jess’s pick
  • Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln) – *Who I think the Oscar will go to
  • Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
  • Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)
  • Denzel Washington (The Flight) – *I’d be totally happy with him winning – impressive flick!

Best Supporting Actress

  • Amy Adams (The Master)
  • Sally Field (Lincoln)
  • Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables) -*Let’s face it, she’s most likely to take home the Oscar.
  • Helen Hunt (The Sessions) – Would be very happy for Helen to win!
  • Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook) – *Jess’s pick

Best Supporting Actor

  • Alan Arkin (Argo) – *Who I think the Academy will choose…maybe.  I’m most torn on this category.
  • Robert De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook)
  • Phillip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)
  • Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)
  • Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained) – *Jess’s pick

Best Original Writing

  • Michael Haneke (Amour)
  • Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained) *Jess’s pick
  • John Gatins (Flight) – *And the Oscar goes to…
  • Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola (Moonrise Kingdom)
  • Mark Boal (Zero Dark Thirty)

To see trailers, the full ballot list, and more Oscar buzz, go to ABCnews.com!

It’s totally fine if you haven’t seen the nominated films, just guess!  Cast your votes below in the comments section!  And just for fun, let’s all gush about what we’d wear to the red carpet!

Joe and I from the 2010 Oscar Party - Nooo, if we actually went to the Academy Awards, he would not be allowed to wear jeans.  And I have something even more fabulous planned for this year!

Joe and I from the 2010 Oscar Party – Nooo, if we actually went to the Academy Awards, he would not be allowed to wear jeans. And I have something even more fabulous planned for this year!

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