My Oscar Picks

Here are my picks for best of 2010 based on the nominees:

  • Best Picture: The Social Network: Overall this was a fully engaging film and told a  story about the Facebook phenomenon.

  • Best Actress: Natalie Portman: Without a doubt best overall engaging and full ranging performance of the year (man or woman).

  • Best Actor: Colin Firth: Excellent performance but followed closely by James Franco, Jesse Eisenberg and Javier Bardem.

  • Best Supporting Actress: Hailee Steinfeld: Without her this film wouldn't have worked.

  • Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale: Amazing performance all the way.

  • Best Director: David Fincher - "The Social Network": Made this subject fully engaging and interesting. Pull all the pieces together.

  • Best Screenplay: The Kings Speech

  • Best Adapted Screenplay: The Social Network