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Matt’s last-minute Oscar picks, 2011

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 2:41 pm •  Published: February 27, 2011

I have flip-flopped at the last minute and picked “The King’s Speech” over “The Social Network” for best picture tonight at the Academy Awards, reversing my prediction from Wednesday. They are both great movies, but I think “Speech” will resonate more with Oscar voters.

Here are my final Oscar picks for 2011. Follow the Oscars live via live-blogs by BAM and Staticblog. The ceremony airs tonight on ABC, hosted by James Franco and Anne Hathaway.

Click past the cut for picks:

Best Picture – The King’s Speech

Best Director – David Fincher, The Social Network

Actor – Colin Firth, The King’s Speech

Actress – Natalie Portman, Black Swan

Supporting Actor – Christian Bale, The Fighter

Supporting Actress – Melissa Leo, The Fighter

Adapted Screenplay – Social Network

Original Screenplay – The King’s Speech

Animated Feature – Toy Story 3

Animated Short – The Lost Thing

Foriegn Film – In a Better World (Denmark)

Documentary – Inside Job

Documentary Short – Strangers No More

Art Direction – Alice in Wonderland

Cinematography – True Grit

Costume – The King’s Speech

Editing – Social Network

Original Score – The Social Network

Original Song – “If I Rise,” 127 Hours

Sound Mixing – Inception

Sound Editing – Inception

- Matt Price

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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