My Thoughts on the Critic’s Choice Awards Nominations

It’s Awards Season time again and like last year, I’ll be giving my views on the nominations in the major awards in the categories of Will Win, Should Win and Missing. Starting off this year is the Critics Choice Awards so with the nominations, here we go:
Best Film:
Will Win: The Artist
Should Win: The Artist/Hugo
Missing: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy/Super 8/Rise of the Planet of the Apes/Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2/Source Code

Best Director:
Will Win: Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
Should Win: Martin Scorcese – Hugo/ Steven Spielberg – War Horse/ Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
Missing: JJ Arbrams – Super 8/Tomas Alfredson – Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Best Actor:
Will Win: George Clooney – The Descendants
Should Win: Michael Fassbender – Shame/Ryan Gosling – Drive
Missing: Gary Oldman – Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy/Asa Butterfield – Hugo (He is the main actor in Hugo. not Ben Kingsley)/Jake Gyllenhaal – Source Code

Best Actress:
Will Win: Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
Should Win: Michelle Williams – My Week With Marylin
Missing: Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs/Mia Wasikowska – Jane Eyre

Best Supporting Actor:
Will Win: Christopher Plummer – Beginners
Should Win: Andy Serkis – Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Missing: Alan Rickman – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2/Sir Ben Kingsley – Hugo

Best Supporting Actress:
Will Win: Jessica Chastain – The Help
Should Win: Carey Mulligan – Shame
Missing: None

Best Young Actor/Actress:
Will Win: Shailene Woodley – The Descendants
Should Win: Asa Butterfield – Hugo/Elle Fanning – Super 8
Missing: Joel Courtney – Super 8/Chloe Grace Moretz – Hugo

Best Acting Ensemble:
Will Win: The Help
Should Win: The Artist/The Ides of March
Missing: Hugo/Super 8/Source Code

Best Original Screenplay:
Will Win: The Artist
Should Win: The Artist/50/50
Missing: Source Code

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Will Win: The Descendants
Should Win: Hugo
Missing: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy/War Horse

Best Animated Feature:
Will Win: The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn
Should Win: The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn
Missing: None

Best Action Film:
Will Win: Drive
Should Win: Drive/Super 8/Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Missing: X-Men: First Class/Captain America: The First Avenger

Best Comedy Film:
Will Win: Bridesmaids
Should Win: Bridesmaids/The Muppets
Missing: The Inbetweeners Movie

Best Foreign Language Film:
Will Win: A Separation
Should Win: A Separation/The Skin I Live In
Missing: The Flowers of War

Best Documentary:
Will Win: Project Nim
Should Win: Project Nim/George Harrison: Living In The Material World/Cave of Forgotten Dreams
Missing: Senna

Best Song:
Will Win: The Living Proof – The Help
Should Win: Life’s A Happy Song – The Muppets/Man or Muppet – The Muppets
Missing: Star Spangled Man – Captain America: The First Avenger

Best Score:
Will Win: Drive
Should Win: Drive/Hugo
Missing: None

Best Cinematography:
Will Win: Hugo
Should Win: Hugo/The Artist
Missing: Super 8/Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy/Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2/Source Code

Best Art Direction:
Will Win: The Artist
Should Win: The Artist/Hugo/Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Missing: Super 8/Thor/Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Best Editing:
Will Win: Drive
Should Win: Drive/Hugo/The Artist
Missing: Super 8/Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy/Source Code

Best Costume Design:
Will Win: Jane Eyre
Should Win: Jane Eyre/Hugo
Missing: Thor/Super 8/Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Best Makeup:
Will Win: J Edgar
Should Win: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2/J Edgar/Albert Nobbs
Missing: Captain America: The First Avenger/X-Men: First Class

Best Visual Effects:
Will Win: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Should Win: Super 8/Hugo/Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Missing: Thor/Captain America: The First Avenger

Best Sound:
Will Win: Hugo
Should Win: Hugo/Super 8/Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Missing: X-Men: First Class/Thor/Captain America: The First Avenger/Source Code

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