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Predict the BAFTAs

Predict the BAFTAS! After the cut.

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  1. ‘Argo’ wins picture and director. ‘Skyfall’ wins Best British Film nudging ‘Les Miserables’. Riva could win Best Actress and signal a possible upset at the Oscar Awards. ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ could win Original Screenplay. Adapted Screenplay will be fun. If ‘Argo’ wins that as well it would be a shame. It doesn’t hold a candle to what Kushner did.

  2. Predicting Riva starts the takeover
    Please

  3. Gawd I hope all those Rivaniacs will finallly shut up after she loses this.

  4. Yes, Atze, let the Riva partisans have their day next Sunday, knowing that the end of the line has been reached for her. Only they don’t realize it yet, Maybe this Oscars will be the one time reverse ageism doesn’t rear it’s butt-ugly mug as it has in the past.

  5. Simon Warrasch

    I had the feeling that Jessica Chastain will win Critics Choice. And she won.

    I had the feeling that Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence will win the Golden Globes. And they won.

    I had the feeling that Jennifer Lawrence will win the Screen Actors Guild Award. And she won.

    And now i have the feeling that Emanuelle Riva will win the Bafta Award, Jennifer Lawrence will win the Spirit Award and Emanuelle Riva or Jessica Chastain will win the Oscar! So, we will see?

  6. this is my dream oscar…

    Best Picture: House at the End of the Street
    Best Director: Judd Appatow – This is 40
    Best Actor: Gerald Butler – Playing for Keeps
    Best Actress: Barbara Streisand – The Guilt Trip
    Best Supporting Actor: Taylor Lautner – Twilight Saga
    Best Supporting Acress: Jennifer Lopez – What to Expect When You’re Expecting

  7. Jennifer is a gold mine.
    Maybe she will not win the BAFTA but I am very confident she will win the OSCAR.

  8. Best Actress is Jennifer Lawrence. No doubt

  9. Tero Heikkinen

    A Rivaniac. What a cute word. I will adopt that immediately. Thanks.

  10. Argo wins USC Scripter…

  11. christiannnw

    While I did choose Emmanuelle Riva for my Best Actress prediction, I can’t say I chose her with confidence. I’m getting Gary Oldman vibes from her at this point, and if I took anything away from watching BAFTA’s televised awards show last year it’s that they’re susceptible to the same snowball-frontrunner group-think behavior that our awards shows exude.

    Predictions:
    Best Film: Argo
    Best British Film: Skyfall
    Outstanding Debut: The Imposter
    Foreign Language: Amour
    Documentary: Searching For Sugarman
    Animated: Brave
    Best Director: Ang Lee (Life of Pi)
    Original Screenplay: Amour
    Adapted Screenplay: Lincoln
    Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
    Actress: Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)
    Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)
    Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
    Original Music: Life of Pi
    Cinematography: Life of Pi
    Editing: Argo
    Production Design: Anna Karenina
    Costume: Anna Karenina
    Makeup: Hitchcock
    Sound: Skyfall
    Visual Effects: Life of Pi

  12. Best Picture: Les Miserables (Lest we forget, the B in BAFTA stands for British!)
    Outstanding British Film: Les Miserables
    Best Director: Michael Haneke, Amour
    Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
    Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
    Best Supporting Actor: Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
    Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
    Film Not in the English Language: Amour
    Original Screenplay: Amour
    Adapted Screenplay: Lincoln

    What? No Argo? Editing, maybe.

  13. Count me in as someone who predicted Riva (not sure about Oscar though), Waltz (don’t expect him to win Oscar though), and hell, I don’t even know what I put for Original Screenplay. They liked ZDT a lot, more than Django and Amour, actually, but they love Tarantino. And neither ZDT nor Amour are the kinds of movies that make you go, oh, they’re up for Best Picture, so they’ll beat the script from the film not up for Picture!

    Even the Oscars infrequently favor scripts from films not up for Picture, especially in the last decade or so (Almost Famous, Talk to Her, Eternal Sunshine – wow! Not to mention The Artist won Picture but Midnight in Paris beat it for screenplay.).

    It’s a digression and doesn’t mean much when there are 9 BP nominees. But they usually award the most eloquent scripts, unless they really love a film (TKS, THL) or don’t want to reward its competition.

  14. What cable channel will they televise the BAFTA? Anyone knows? Will they televise it in the states? California ro be exact?

  15. christiannnw

    It’s being aired on BBC America tomorrow night. According to BBC America’s website schedule, it will air at 8:00PM, eastern and pacific time. Check your cable provider to see if you have BBC America. I’m avoiding internet all day tomorrow so I can watch the ceremony in a surprised fashion haha.

  16. The J Viewer

    BAFTA prediction finished, the Ceremony on the way, I’ve been waiting for the live broadcast.

    Strangely enough, I ended up predicting Jackman and Lawrence for Leading Actor and Leading Actress categories….

    New Face (incorrect title), I believe, will go to Juno Temple. [I don’t recall seeing the slot available on the AD list though.]

  17. Best Actress should be Lawrence but the Bafta’s may want to distinguish itself from the Oscars and go with Riva and also give her a career award. That will make it interesting.
    The Oscar will go to Lawrence regardless.

  18. Will the BAFTAs follow the rest of the herd? I think I hear moo-ing.

  19. NGNG
    Best Actor Ben Affleck, Argo
    Best British Film Argo
    Best Film Not in the English Language Argo
    Best First Feature Argo

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