Grading the LAMB Oscar Poolers

by Dylan · February 26, 2008 · Uncategorized · No Comments

In case you’re interested, here’s how the 46 people who took part in the Oscar Pool did cumulatively (please forgive the lack of italics for the film titles – chalk it up to laziness, if you must):

Best Picture
Picked: No Country for Old Men (91%)
Winner: No Country for Old Men

Best Actor
Picked: Daniel Day-Lewis (97%)
Winner: Daniel Day-Lewis

Best Actress
Picked: Julie Christie (67%)
Winner: Marion Cotillard

Best Supporting Actor
Picked: Javier Bardem (86%)
Winner: Javier Bardem

Best Supporting Actress
Picked: Cate Blanchette (56%)
Winner: Tilda Swinton

Best Director
Picked: Joel & Ethan Coen (76%)
Winner: Joel & Ethan Coen

Best Original Screenplay
Picked: Diablo Cody (89%)
Winner: Diablo Cody

Best Adapted Screenplay
Picked: Joel & Ethan Coen (65%)
Winner: Joel & Ethan Coen

Best Animated Feature
Picked: Ratatouille (93%)
Winner: Ratatouille

Best Art Direction
Picked: Sweeney Todd (34%)
Winner: Sweeney Todd

Best Cinematography
Picked: No Country for Old Men (32%)
Winner: There Will Be Blood

Best Costume Design
Picked: Elizabeth: The Golden Age (41%)
Winner: Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Best Documentary Feature
Picked: No End in Sight (43%)
Winner: Taxi to the Dark Side

Best Documentary Short Subject
Picked: Sari’s Mother (32%)
Winner: Freeheld

Best Editing
Picked: No Country for Old Men (41%)
Winner: The Bourne Ultimatum

Best Foreign Language Film
Picked: The Counterfeiters (34%)
Winner: The Counterfeiters

Best Makeup
Picked: La Vie en Rose (63%)
Winner: La Vie en Rose

Best Original Score
Picked: Atonement (80%)
Winner: Atonement

Best Original Song
Picked: “Falling Slowly” (69%)
Winner: “Falling Slowly”

Best Sound Editing
Picked: Transformers (39%)
Winner: The Bourne Ultimatum

Best Sound Mixing
Picked: Transformers (43%)
Winner: The Bourne Ultimatum

Best Visual Effects
Picked: Transformers (58%)
Winner: The Golden Compass

Best Animated Short
Picked: Peter and the Wolf (30%)
Winner: Peter and the Wolf

Best Live Action Short
Picked: Le Mozart des Pickpockets (50%)
Winner: Le Mozart des Pickpockets

As you can see, picking the group’s overall picks would have given you a score of 15 – not a bad average, if you ask me.

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