Preview 2008 - Oscar predictions
Paul Dale gazes into his crystal ball and picks out those most likely to grab a gong this awards season
Best Actor James McAvoy for his role in the adaptation of Ian McEwan’s Atonement or Josh Brolin for his appearance in the Coen brothers’ version of the Cormac McCarthy book No Country For Old Men.
Best Actress Julie Christie for her portrayal of an alzheimer’s sufferer in Away From Her.
Best Supporting Actor Casey Affleck comes into his own in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.
Best Director Todd Haynes for his ambitious and inventive (kind of) Dylan biopic I’m Not There.
Best Film Either The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford or No Country For Old Men.