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83rd Academy Awards Preview

Damn, I haven't posted anything in a long-ass time. So, what better time for someone like me, who has an endless supply of opinions when it comes to movies and sees just about everything to return to blogging than right before Oscars? I'll be talking about the important categories... sorry, Costume Design, maybe next year... and doing so in two ways: who I think should win, based on my opinion, and who I think will win, based on what usually happens at the Oscars. Here we go.

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)Yeah, I know, but I'm a writer, so I think these first two count!
“127 Hours” Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy
“The Social Network” Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
“Toy Story 3” Screenplay by Michael Arndt; Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
“True Grit” Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
“Winter's Bone” Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini

Should Win: Sorkin's screenplay was absolutely brilliant, like mos…