- Best Picture: Slumdog Millionare
- Best Director: Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire
- Best Actor: Prop 8 backlash gives this award to Sean Penn over Mickey Rourke
- Best Actress: Kate Winslet
- Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger. That's a gimme.
- Best Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz
I didn't originally prognosticate the nominees for these categories, but the winners seem so straightforward, and I may need the bonus points when some of my major category predictions fall short.
- Best Animated feature: Wall*E
- Best Documentary: Man on Wire
- Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Last year I was 75% accurate. The actress categories killed me. I predict that if I do worse again, it will be because of those categories again. I think that I can do better this year.