My complete list of Oscar predictions, winners, and other thoughts.
My picks for the 88th Academy Awards.
“Something festers in the heart of Middle-Earth. Something that you have failed to see. But the Great Eye has seen it. Even now he presses his advantage. His attack will come soon. You’re all going to die. But you know this don’t you, Gandalf?” – Christopher Lee as Saruman
“You brought music back into the house. I had forgotten.” – Christopher Plummer as Captain von Trapp
“I feel a lot of distance, and I feel far away.” – Robert DeNiro as Michael
“I think we miss that touch so much, that we crash into each other, just so we can feel something.” – Don Cheadle as Graham
“Now I’m gonna bust your ass for those three bags and I’m gonna nail you for picking your feet in Poughkeepsie.” – Gene Hackman as Jimmy Doyle
“The rush of battle is a potent and often lethal addiction, for war is a drug.” – Chris Hedges quotation from the opening credits.