So I can claim credit afterwards, or get pilloried for being so wrong, here are my predictions / preferences for the Oscar Awards, being held later tonight. I’m not big on awarding prizes for artistic endeavour, but for as long as they will have them, the industry will make a big deal of it. Suffice to say, I watch a lot of movies (and TV) and have seen almost all the nominated films this year. I don’t think it’s been a stellar 12 months for outstanding movies, compared with previous years, and several of the nominated films are not much more than made-for-TV quality.
So here goes: