My hopes vis-à-vis the winners!
Best Actor - Phillip Seymour Hoffman *****
Best Supporting Actor - Paul Giamatti (This was a difficult call because George is great, but I'd still vote for Paul Giamatti)
Best Actress - Reese Witherspoon: Walk the Line *****
Best Supporting Actress - Rachel Weisz: Constant Gardener *****
Best Animated Feature: Corpse Bride
Best Cinematography: The New World
Costume Design: Memoirs of a Geisha *****
Best Direction: Crash
Best Documentary Feature: March of the Penguins *****
Best Foreign Language Film: Between Tsotsi (seeing it tonight) and Joyeux Noel (excellent) ***** (I should have updated this; Tsotsi deserves the Oscar)
Best Original Score: Munich
Best Original Song: In the Deep: CRASH
Documentary Short: God Sleeps in Rwanda
Art Direction: Good Night and Good Luck
Make-Up: The Chronicles of Narnia *****
Film Editing: Walk the Line
Visual Effects: King Kong
Screenplay Adapted: Capote
Screenplay Original: Crash *****
Sound Mixing: Walk the Line
Short Film - Live Action:?
Best Picture: Crash YES!!! *****
Short Film Animated: ?