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Here at The Wife Hates Sports – we wouldn’t call ourselves movie-predicting masters, but we enjoy watching the Oscars nonetheless – and trying to predict the winners.

Yeah, this isn’t just a sports site – and in this case, here are our predictions for the major categories of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards:

82nd Annual Academy Awards: Oscar Predictions

Best Supporting Actress

The Nominees Are: Penelope Cruz (Nine), Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air), Maggie Gyllenhaal (Crazy Heart), Anna Kendrick (Up in the Air) and Mo’Nique (Precious)

KP’s Prediction: Mo’Nique (Precious)

The Wife’s Prediction: Mo’Nique (Precious)

Best Supporting Actor

The Nominees Are: Matt Damon (Invictus), Woody Harrelson (The Messenger), Christopher Plummer (The Last Station), Stanley Tucci (The Lovely Bones) and Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds)

KP’s Prediction: Matt Damon (Invictus)

The Wife’s Prediction: Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds)

Best Animated Feature

The Nominees Are: Coraline, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Up, The Princess and the Frog and The Secret of Kells

KP’s Prediction: Up

The Wife’s Prediction: Up

Best Director

The Nominees Are: James Cameron (Avatar), Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker), Quentin Tarantino (Inglourious Basterds), Lee Daniels (Precious), Jason Reitman (Up in the Air)

KP’s Prediction: James Cameron (Avatar)

The Wife’s Prediction: James Cameron (Avatar)

Best Actress

The Nominees Are: Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side), Helen Mirren (The Last Station), Carey Mulligan (An Education), Gabourey Sidibe (Precious), Meryl Streep (Julie & Julia)

KP’s Prediction: Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side)

The Wife’s Prediction: Meryl Streep (Julie & Julia)

Best Actor

The Nominees Are: Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart), George Clooney (Up in the Air), Colin Firth (A Single Man), Morgan Freeman (Invictus), Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker)

KP’s Prediction: Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart)

The Wife’s Prediction: Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart)

Best Picture

The Nominees Are: Avatar, The Blind Side, District 9, An Education, The Hurt Locker, Up, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire, A Serious Man, Inglourious Basterds, Up in the Air

KP’s Prediction: The Hurt Locker

The Wife’s Prediction: Avatar

Now that you’ve seen our predictions… what are yours?

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