Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Best Actor in a Leading Role (my picks)

1928:emil jannings-the last command
1929:Chester Morris-Alibi
1930:George Arliss-Disraeli
1931:Lionel Barrymore-A Free Soul
1932:Frederic March-Dr. Jeckyll
1933:Charles Laughton-The Private Lives of Henry VIII
1934:Clark Gable-It Happened One Night
1935:Victor McLaglen-The Informer
1936:William Powell-My Man Godfrey
1937:Spencer Tracy-Captain's Courageous
1938:Spencer Tracy-Boy's Town
1939:James Stewart-Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
1940:Henry Fonda-The Grapes of Wrath
1941:Orson Welles-Citizen Kane
1942:Gary Cooper-The Pride of the Yankees
1943:Humphrey Bogert-Casablanca
1944:Charles Boyer-Gaslight
1945:Ray Milland-The Lost Weekend
1946:James Stewart-It's a Wonderful Life
1947:Ronald Coleman-A Double Life
1948:Lawrence Olivier-Hamlet
1949:Broderick Crawford-All the King's Men
1950:William Holden-Sunset Blvd.
1951:Marlon Brando-A Streetcar Named Desire
1952:Gary Cooper-High Noon
1953:Montgomery Clift-From Here to Eternity
1954:Marlon Brando-On the Waterfront
1955:Ernest Borgnine-Marty
1956:Rock Hudson-Giant
1957:Alec Guiness-Bridge on the River Kwai
1958:David Niven-Seperate Tables
1959:Lawrence Harvey-A Room at the Top
1960:Jack Lemmon-The Apartment
1961:Maximilian Schell-Judgement at Nuremburg
1962:Gregory Peck-To Kill a Mockingbird
1963:Sidney Poitier-Lillies of the Field
1964:Anthony Quinn-Zorba the Greek
1965:Rod Steiger-The Pawnbroker
1966:Richard Burton-Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1967:Paul Newman-Cool Hand Luke
1968:Peter O'Toole-The Lion in Winter
1969:John Voigt-Midnight Cowboy
1970:George C. Scott-Patton
1971:Gene Hackman-the French Connection
1972:Paul Winfield-Sounder
1973:Jack Lemmon-Save the Tiger
1974:Dustin Hoffman-Lenny
1975:Jack Nicholson-One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest
1976:Peter Finch-Network
1977:Marcello Mastroianni-A special day
1978:Robert De Niro-The Deer Hunter
1979:Peter Sellers-Being There
1980:Robert De Niro-Raging Bull
1981:Henry Fonda-On Golden Pond
1982:Ben Kingsley-Ghandi
1983:Robert Duvall-Tender Mercies
1984:F.Murray Abraham-Amadeus
1985:William Hurt-Kiss of the Spider Woman
1986:Bob Hoskins-Mona Lisa
1987:William Hurt-Broadcast News
1988:Max von Syndow-Pelle the Conquerer
1989:Daniel Day Lewis-My Left Foot
1990:Jeremy Irons-A reversal of fortune
1991:Anthony Hopkins-The Silence of the Lambs
1992:Clint Eastwood-Unforgiven
1993:Liam Neeson-Schindler's List
1994:Tom Hanks-Forest Gump
1995:Nicolas Cage-Leaving Las Vegas
1996:Geoffrey Rush-Shine
1997:Jack Nicolson-As good as it gets
1998:Edward Norton-American History X
1999:Kevin Spacey-American Beauty
2000:Ed Harris-Pollack
2001:Tom Wilkinson-In the Bedroom
2002:Adrian Brody-The Pianist
2003:Bill Murray-Lost in Translation
2004:Don Cheadle-Hotel Rwanda
2005:Phillip Seymour Hoffman-Capote
2006:Forest Whitaker-The Last King of Scottland
2007:George Clooney-Michael Clayton
2008:Mickey Rourke-the Wrestler
2009:Colin Firth-A Single Man
2010:Colin Firth-The King's Speech

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Academy Award for Best Actress (If I picked the winners)

1928:Janet Gaynor-Sunrise
1929:Mary Pickford-Coquette
1930:Norma Shearer-The Divorcee
1931:Marie Dressler-Min and Bill
1932:Helen Hays-The Sin of Madelon Claudet
1933:May Robson-Lady for a Day
1934:Claudette Colbert-It Happened One Night
1935:Katherine Hepburn-Alice Adams
1936:Carole Lombard-My Man Godfrey
1937:Louise Rainer-The Good Earth
1938:Bette Davis-Jezebel
1939:Vivian Leigh-Gone With the Wind
1940:Joan Fontaine-Rebecca
1941:Barbara Stanwyck-The Lady Eve
1942:Greer Garson-Mrs. Miniver
1943:Ingrid Bergman-Casablanca
1944:Ingrid Bergman-Gaslight
1945:Joan Crawford-Mildred Pierce
1946:Celia Johnson-Brief Encounter
1947:Susan Hayward-Smash Up: Story of a Woman
1948:Jane Wyman-Johnny Belinda
1949:Olivia De Havilland-The Heiress
1950:Bette Davis-All About Eve
1951:Vivian Leigh-A Streetcar Named Desire
1952:Shirley Booth-Come Back Little Sheba
1953:Audrey Hepburn-Roman Holiday
1954:Judy Garland-A Star is Born
1955:Anna Magnani-The Rose Tattoo
1956:Katharine Hepburn-The Rainmaker
1957:Joanne Woodward-The Three Faces of Eve
1958:Susan Hayward-I Want to Live!
1959:Elizabeth Taylor-Suddenly, Last Summer
1960:Melena Mercouri-Never on a Sunday
1961:Natalie Wood-Splendor in the Grass
1963:Katherine Hepburn-Long Day's Journey Into Night
1963:Leslie Carron-The L Shaped Room
1964:Sophie Loren-Marriage, Italian Style
1965:Julie Christie-Darling
1966:Elizabeth Taylor-Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1967:Anne Bancroft-The Graduate
1968:Katherine Hepburn-The Lion in Winter
1969:Maggie Smith-The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
1970:Carrie Snodgress-Diary of a Mad Housewife
1971:Jane Fonda-Klute
1972:Liza Minelli-Cabaret
1973:Glenda Jackson-A Touch of Class
1974:Ellen Burstyn-Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
1976:Faye Dunaway-Network
1977:Jane Fonda-Julia
1978:Geraldine Page-Interiors
1979:Sally Field-Norma Rae
1980:Sissy Spacek-Coal Miner's Daughter
1981:Dianne Keaton-Reds
1982:Meryl Streep-Sophie's Choice
1983:Shirley McLaine-Terms of Endearment
1984:Vanessa Redgrave-The Bostonians
1985:Whoopie Goldberg-The Color Purple
1986:Marliee Matlin-Children of a Lesser God
1987:Sally Kirkland-Anna
1988:Jodie Foster-The Accused
1989:Jessica Tandy-Driving Miss Daisy
1990:Kathy Bates-Misery
1991:Jodie Foster-The Silence of the Lambs
1992:Emma Thompson-Howard's End
1993:Holly Hunter-The Piano
1994:Jessica Lange-Blue Sky
1995:Susan Sarandon-Dead Man Walking
1996:Frances McDormand-Fargo
1997:Helena Bohnam Carter-The Wings of a Dove
1998:Cate Blanchett-Elizabeth
1999:Hillary Swank-Boys Don't Cry
2000:Ellen Burstyn-Requiem for a Dream
2001:Nicole Kidman-Moulin Rouge!
2002:Julianne Moore-Far From Heaven
2003:Charlize Theron-Monster
2004:Kate Winslet-Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2005:Felicity Huffman-Transamerica
2006:Helen Mirren-The Queen
2007:Marion Cotillard-La Vie En Rose
2008:Anne Hathaway-Rachel Getting Married
2009:Carey Mulligan-An Education
2010:Natalie Portman-Black Swan

My pics for Best Picture (Academy Awards)

1930:All Quiet on the Western Front
1932: Grand Hotel
1933:42nd Street
1934:It Happened One Night
1935:The Thin Man
1936:Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
1937:The Good Earth
1938:You Can't Take It With You
1939:Gone With the Wind
1941:Citezen Kane
1942:Mrs. Miniver
1944:Double Indemnity
1945:The Lost Weekend
1946:The Best Years of Our Lives
1947:The Bishop's Wife
1949:The Heiress
1950:All About Eve
1951:A Streetcar Named Desire
1952:Singin' in the Rain
1953:Roman Holiday
1954:On the Waterfront
1957:The Bridge on the River Kwai
1959:Diary of Anne Frank
1960:The Apartment
1961:West Side Story
1962:Lawrence of Arabia
1963:America, America
1964:Dr. Strangelove
1965:Dr. Zhivago
1966:Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1967:The Graduate
1968:The Lion in Winter
1969:They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
1971:A Clockwork Orange
1972:Cabaret/The Godfather
1973:American Grafitti
1975:One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest
1977:Annie Hall
1978:The Deer Hunter
1979:Kramer vs. Kramer
1980:Ordinary People
1983:Terms of Endearment
1985:Kiss of the Spider Woman
1987:The Last Emporer
1988:Rain Man
1989:Dead Poet's Society
1991:The Silence of the Lambs
1992:Howard's End
1993:Schindler's List
1994:The Shawshank Redemption
1995:Dead Man Walking
1997:Good Will Hunting
1998:Shakespeare in Love
1999:American Beauty
2001:In the Bedroom
2002:Talk to Her
2003:Mystic River
2004:Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2006:Little Miss Sunshine
2007:There Will Be Blood
2008:Slumdog Millionaire
2009:Up in the Air