Sunday, March 23, 2003

Who do you like for Oscars?


Our critic, Margaret A. McGurk makes her picks, and now it's your turn ...

The great guessing game has been on for months. Tonight, the truth comes out at the 75th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Awards of Merit ceremony (8:30 p.m., Channels 9, 2). We call it "the Oscars," and Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk ( • indicates her pick) has placed her bets in a dozen top categories. Use this ballot to make your own predictions and track the winners:
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Chicago

Best Picture

• Chicago

 Gangs of New York

 The Hours

 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

 The Pianist

Actor

Brody
Brody
• Adrien Brody, The Pianist

 Nicolas Cage, Adaptation

 Michael Caine, The Quiet American

 Daniel Day-Lewis, Gangs of New York

 Jack Nicholson, About Schmidt

Actress

Kidman
Kidman
 Salma Hayek, Frida

• Nicole Kidman, The Hours

 Diane Lane, Unfaithful

 Julianne Moore, Far from Heaven

 Renee Zellweger, Chicago

Supporting Actor

Cooper
Cooper
• Chris Cooper, Adaptation

 Ed Harris, The Hours

 Paul Newman, Road to Perdition

 John C. Reilly, Chicago

 Christopher Walken, Catch Me If You Can

Supporting Actress

Zeta-Jones
Zeta-Jones
 Kathy Bates, About Schmidt

 Julianne Moore, The Hours

 Queen Latifah, Chicago

 Meryl Streep, Adaptation

• Catherine Zeta-Jones, Chicago

Director

Marshall
Marshall
• Rob Marshall, Chicago

 Martin Scorsese, Gangs of New York

 Stephen Daldry, The Hours

 Roman Polanski, The Pianist

 Pedro Almodovar, Talk to Her

Adapted Screenplay

 Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz, About a Boy

 Charlie Kaufman and Donald Kaufman, Adaptation

 Bill Condon, Chicago

• David Hare, The Hours

 Ronald Harwood, The Pianist

Original Screenplay

• Todd Haynes,  Far From Heaven

 Jay Cocks and Steve Zaillian and Kenneth Lonergan, Gangs of New York

 Nia Vardalos, My Big Fat Greek Wedding

 Pedro Almodovar, Talk to Her

 Carlos Cuaron and Alfonso Cuaron, Y Tu Mama Tambien

Foreign-Language Film

• El Crimen del Padre Amaro, Mexico

 Hero, People's Republic of China

 The Man Without a Past, Finland

 Nowhere in Africa, Germany

 Zus & Zo, The Netherlands

Animated Feature Film

 Ice Age

 Lilo & Stitch

 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

• Spirited Away

 Treasure Planet

Documentary Feature

• Bowling for Columbine

 Daughter from Danang

 Prisoner of Paradise

 Spellbound

Winged Migration

Original Song

 "Burn It Blue" from Frida, Elliot Goldenthal and Julie Taymor

• "Father and Daughter" from The Wild Thornberrys Movie, Paul Simon

  "The Hands That Built America" from Gangs of New York, Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen

  "I Move On" from Chicago, John Kander and Fred Ebb

 "Lose Yourself" from 8 Mile, Eminem, Jeff Bass and Luis Resto




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