I missed many of the movies that are creating Oscar buzz but that just means I have a summer of great DVD's to look forward to. Also, I feel a bit better falling asleep on my own couch and not the person sitting next to me in the theater. Who do you think will take home the gold? We've got Cinema Blend's predictions of the big night right here.

Best Director - David Fincher, The Social Network

Best Actor - Colin Firth, The King's Speech

Best Actress - Natalie Portman, Black Swan

Best Supporting Actor - Christian Bale, The Fighter

Best Supporting Actress - Melissa Leo, The Fighter

Best Original Screenplay - David Seidler, The King's Speech

Best Animated Feature - Toy Story 3

Best Animated Short - The Gruffalo

Best Cinematography - Roger Deakins, True Grit

Best Music (Original Score) - Alexandre Desplat, The King's Speech

Best Music (Original Song) - "I See The Light" by Alan Menken, Tangled

Best Art Direction - Eve Stewart, The King's Speech

Best Visual Effects - Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould,  Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb, Inception