On Thursday morning, the Oscar nominations will be announced. However, we’ve got all the nominations and potential winners here for you now. And yes, we ARE predicting a Winslet sweep, based on her recent luck with her peers, many of whom are part of the Academy. Speaking of sweeps, it looks like it will be a Slumdog sweep as well.

Sixty percent of the time, we’re right – every time.

Starting from Screenplay and tracking up to Best Picture, these are films (and people) who we see getting nominated. We have bolded our predicted winners in each category. The nominations are announced at 8:38 am EST at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Thursday, Jan 22nd.

Best Original Screenplay:

-Woody Allen – Vicky Cristina Barcelona

– Dustin Lance Black – Milk

– Mike Leigh – Happy-Go-Lucky

– Robert D. Siegel – The Wrestler

– Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter, Jim Reardon – Wall-E

Best Adapted Screenplay:

– Simon Beaufoy – Slumdog Millionaire

– Peter Morgan – Frost/Nixon

Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan – The Dark Knight

– Eric Roth – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

– John Patrick Shanley – Doubt

Best Supporting Actress:

The Reader

-Penelope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona

– Viola Davis – Doubt

– Taraji P. Henson – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

– Marisa Tomei – The Wrestler

– Kate Winslet – The Reader

Best Supporting Actor:

– Josh Brolin – Milk

– Robert Downey Jr. – Tropic Thunder

– Philip Seymour Hoffman – Doubt

– Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight

– Dev Patel – Slumdog Millionaire

Best Actress:

– Anne Hathaway – Rachel Getting Married

– Sally Hawkins – Happy-Go-Lucky

– Angelina Jolie – Changeling

– Meryl Streep – Doubt

– Kate Winslet – Revolutionary Road

Best Actor:


– Clint Eastwood – Gran Torino

– Richard Jenkins – The Visitor

– Frank Langella – Frost/Nixon

– Sean Penn – Milk

– Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler

Best Director:


– Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire

– David Fincher – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

– Ron Howard – Frost/Nixon

– Christopher Nolan – The Dark Knight

Gus Van Sant – Milk

Best Picture:


The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Dark Knight



Slumdog Millionaire

The 81st Academy Awards will air on Sunday, February 22nd, hosted by Hugh Jackman.

Do you agree with our predictions? What are yours?

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