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Fearless Oscar Picks

Metroland critics pick the winners, the shouldda-beens and the WTFs

by The Staff on February 20, 2013

 

Best Picture

Laura Leon

Will Win   Silver Linings Playbook

Should Win   Silver Linings Playbook

Overlooked   Moonrise Kingdom

Overrated   Django Unchained

Ann Morrow

Will Win   Lincoln

Should Win   Lincoln

Overlooked   End of Watch

Overrated   Silver Linings Playbook

Shawn Stone

Will Win   Argo

Should Win   Zero Dark Thirty

Overlooked   Skyfall

Overrated   Django Unchained

 

Best Director

Laura Leon

Will Win   Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

Should Win   Ang Lee, Life of Pi

Overlooked   Ben Affleck, Argo

Overrated   none

Ann Morrow

Will Win   Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

Should Win   Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Overlooked   Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty

Overrated   Ang Lee, Life of Pi

Shawn Stone

Will Win   Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

Should Win   Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Overlooked   Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty

Overrated   none

 

Best Actress

Laura Leon

Will Win   Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Should Win   Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Overlooked   Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone

Overrated   none

Ann Morrow

Will Win   Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Should Win   Naomi Watts, The Impossible

Overlooked   Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea

Overrated   Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Shawn Stone

Will Win   Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Should Win   Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

Overlooked   Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea

Overrated   none

 

Best Actor

Laura Leon

Will Win   Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Should Win   Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook

Overlooked   John Hawkes, The Sessions

Overrated   None

Ann Morrow

Will Win   Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Should Win   Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Overlooked   Jake Gyllenhaal, End of Watch

Overrated   Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook

Shawn Stone

Will Win   Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Should Win   Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Overlooked   Jean-Louis Trintignant, Amour

Overrated   none

 

Best Supporting Actress

Laura Leon

Will Win   Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Should Win   Sally Field, Lincoln

Overlooked   Maggie Smith, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Overrated   Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook

Ann Morrow

Will Win   Sally Field, Lincoln

Should Win   Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Overlooked   Salma Hayek, Savages

Overrated   Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook

Shawn Stone

Will Win   Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Should Win   Sally Field, Lincoln

Overlooked   Rebel Wilson, Pitch Perfect

Overrated   Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook

 

Best Supporting Actor

Laura Leon

Will Win   Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

Should Win   Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook

Overlooked   Matthew McConaughey, Magic Mike

Overrated   none

Ann Morrow

Will Win  Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

Should Win   Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

Overlooked   Dwight Henry, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Overrated   Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook

Shawn Stone

Will Win  Alan Arkin, Argo

Should Win   Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

Overlooked   Richard Parker, Life of Pi

Overrated   Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook