Whatever Happened to This Year’s Oscar Noms?

So, this is the comparison between my predictions and the actual nominees.

PREDICTIONS ACTUAL NOMINATIONS NUMBER OF RIGHT NOMINEES
PICTURE PICTURE *8 out of 9*
Argo Amour
Beasts of the Southern Wild Argo
Django Unchained Beasts of the Southern Wild
Les Miserables Django Unchained
Life of Pi Les Miserables
Lincoln Life of Pi
Moonrise Kingdom Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty Zero Dark Thirty
*Cloud Atlas*
DIRECTOR DIRECTOR 2 out of 5
Ben Affleck – Argo Michael Haneke – Amour
Tom Hooper – Les Miserables Benh Zeitlin – Beasts of the Southern Wild
Ang Lee – Life of Pi Ang Lee – Life of Pi
Steven Spielberg – Lincoln Steven Spielberg – Lincoln
Kathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark Thirty David O. Russell – Silver Linings Playbook
LEAD ACTOR LEAD ACTOR 4 out of 5
Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook
Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln
Hugh Jackman – Les Miserables Hugh Jackman – Les Miserables
John Hawkes – The Sessions Joaquin Phoenix – The Master
Joaquin Phoenix – The Master Denzel Washington – Flight
LEAD ACTRESS LEAD ACTRESS 5 out of 5
Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty
Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook
Emmanuelle Riva – Amour Emmanuelle Riva – Amour
Quvenzhane Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild Quvenzhane Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild
Naomi Watts – The Impossible Naomi Watts – The Impossible
SUPPORTING ACTOR SUPPORTING ACTOR 4 out of 5
Alan Arkin – Argo Alan Arkin – Argo
Robert De Niro – Silver Linings Playbook Robert De Niro – Silver Linings Playbook
Leonardo DiCaprio – Django Unchained Phillip Seymour Hoffman – The Master
Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Master Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln
Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln Christoph Waltz – Django Unchained
SUPPORTING ACTRESS SUPPORTING ACTRESS 3 out of 5
Sally Field – Lincoln Amy Adams – The Master
Anne Hathaway – Les Miserables Sally Field – Lincoln
Helen Hunt – The Sessions Anne Hathaway – Les Misérables
Nicole Kidman – The Paperboy Helen Hunt – The Sessions
Maggie Smith – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Jacki Weaver – Silver Linings Playbook
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY 4 out of 5
Amour Amour
Django Unchained Django Unchained
The Master Flight
Moonrise Kingdom Moonrise Kingdom
Zero Dark Thirty Zero Dark Thirty
ADAPTED SCREENPLAY ADAPTED SCREENPLAY 3 out of 5
Argo Argo
Les Miserables Beasts of the Southern Wild
Lincoln Life of Pi
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook Silver Linings Playbook
CINEMATOGRAPHY CINEMATOGRAPHY 3 out of 5
Les Miserables Anna Kerenina
Life of Pi Django Unchained
Lincoln Life of Pi
Skyfall Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty Skyfall
FILM EDITING FILM EDITING 3 out of 5
Argo Argo
Les Miserables Life of Pi
Lincoln Lincoln
Skyfall Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty Zero Dark Thirty
SOUND MIXING SOUND MIXING 3 out of 5
Argo Argo
The Dark Knight Rises Les Miserables
Les Miserables Life of Pi
Skyfall Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty Skyfall
SOUND EDITING SOUND EDITING 2 out of 5
Cloud Atlas Argo
The Dark Knight Rises Django Unchained
Looper Life of Pi
Skyfall Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty Zero Dark Thirty
ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE 3 out of 5
Argo Anna Karenina
Cloud Atlas Argo
Life of Pi Life of Pi
Lincoln Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty Skyfall
VISUAL EFFECTS VISUAL EFFECTS 2 out of 5
Cloud Atlas The Hobbit
The Dark Knight Rises Life of Pi
The Hobbit Marvel’s The Avengers
Life of Pi Prometheus
Skyfall Snow White and the Huntsman
MAKE-UP AND HAIRSTYLING MAKE-UP AND HAIRSTYLING 2 out of 3
The Hobbit Hitchcock
Les Misérables The Hobbit
Lincoln Les Misérables
COSTUME DESIGN COSTUME DESIGN 3 out of 5
Anna Karenina Anna Karenina
Cloud Atlas Les Miserables
Django Unchained Lincoln
Les Miserables Mirror Mirror
Lincoln Snow White and the Huntsman
PRODUCTION DESIGN PRODUCTION DESIGN 4 out of 5
Anna Karenina Anna Karenina
Django Unchained The Hobbit
The Hobbit Les Miserables
Les Miserables Life of Pi
Lincoln Lincoln
ORIGINAL SONG ORIGINAL SONG 2 out of 5
“Learn Me Right” – Brave “Before My Time” – Chasing Ice
“Skyfall’ – Skyfall “Everybody Needs a Best Friend” – Ted
“Song of the Lonely Mountain” – The Hobbit “Pi’s Lullaby” – Life of Pi
“Suddenly” – Les Miserables “Skyfall” – Skyfall
“When I Can See You Again” – Wreck-It-Ralph “Suddenly” – Les Miserables
ANIMATED FEATURE ANIMATED FEATURE 4 out of 5
Brave Brave
Frankenweenie Frankenweenie
The Painting ParaNorman
ParaNorman The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Wreck-it-Ralph Wreck-it-Ralph
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM 3 out of 5
Amour (Austria) Amour (Austria)
Beyond the Hills (Romania) Kon-Tiki (Norway)
The Intouchables (France) No (Chile)
Kon-Tiki (Norway) A Royal Affair (Denmark)
A Royal Affair (Denmark) War Witch (Canada)
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