I reached my destination, an old red wooden door. The once bright paint was faded and peeling, but the wood still looked stout and strong.
She let me into that dark and shadowy place and led me to a seat. She left me there, in a comfortable if ancient seeming red velvet chair. Soon a young khol eyed woman approached me. We stared at each other before the ritual began.
"Do you want the usual hun?"
"Yes please. I responded."
"One cubana coffee and a belgioan biscuit coming right up!"
Ok so enough of that whimsy here are my oscar picks. lets see if I am right tonight?
My picks for the 84th Annual Academy Awards:
ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE
George Clooney in "The Descendants"
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Meryl Streep in "The Iron Lady"
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Octavia Spencer in "The Help"
ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
"Rango" Gore Verbinski
"Hugo" Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo
"War Horse" Janusz Kaminski
"The Artist" Michel Hazanavicius
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
"A Separation" Iran
"Albert Nobbs" Martial Corneville, Lynn Johnston and Matthew W. Mungle
MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)
"The Artist" Ludovic Bource
MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)
"Man or Muppet" from "The Muppets" Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie
"The Artist" Thomas Langmann, Producer
"Rise of the Planet of the Apes" Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R.
WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)
"Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" Screenplay by Bridget O'Connor & Peter Straughan
WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)
I have not picked all the categories as I am not familar with them all. But I think based on previous awards and the film these are my picks, for better or worse.
Ok I'll cover what happened tonight.