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Noah Redfield's Oscar Predictions

By Noah Redfield, Staff Writer

With the Academy Awards ceremony being held this Sunday, I thought I'd toss up my predictions as well as a few personal corrections that highlight some of my favorite films of the year (Only rule: No repeat winners.) Be sure to pocket this article for the betting shop:

BEST PICTURE:
 "Avatar" will win, "The Hurt Locker" should win; "Antichrist" should've been nominated.

BEST DIRECTOR:
 Kathryn Bigelow will and should win for "The Hurt Locker" but Terry Gilliam should've been nominated for "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus."

BEST ACTOR:
 Jeff Bridges will win for "Crazy Heart," Jeremy Renner should win for "The Hurt Locker," Tom Hardy should've been nominated for "Bronson."

BEST ACTRESS:
Sandra Bullock will win for "The Blind Side," Carey Mulligan should win for "An Education," Abbie Cornish should've been nominated for "Bright Star."

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Christoph Waltz will and should win for "Inglourious Basterds" but Peter Capaldi should've been nominated for "In the Loop."

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
 Mo'Nique will win for "Precious," Anna Kendrick should win for "Up in the Air," Marion Cotillard should've been nominated for "Public Enemies."

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:
 "Inglourious Basterds" will win, "A Serious Man" should win, "The White Ribbon" should've been nominated.

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:
 "Up in the Air" will win, "In the Loop" should win, "The Road" should've been nominated.

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE:
 "Up" will and should win but "Ponyo" should've been nominated.

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