My Oscar Ballot: From “Kill the Bankers” to “Fuck tha Police”

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Still from “99 Homes.”

A few weeks ago Channing Tatum’s Oscar Ballot was forwarded to the CounterPunch PO Box. Sometimes he has a little trouble reading, so I filled it in for him. Here are our picks for Sunday night.

Best Picture: None of the Above. (Write in: “99 Homes.”)

Best Director: None of the Above. (Write in: Abderrahmane Sissako, “Timbuktu.”)

Best Foreign Language Film: None of the Above. (Write in: “The Assassin.”)

Best Actor: None of the Above. (Write in: Idris Elba, “Beasts of No Nation.”)

Best Actress: None of the Above. (Write in: Shu Qi, “The Assassin.”)

Best Supporting Actor: None of the Above. (Write in: Benicio del Toro, “Sicario.” )

Best Supporting Actress: None of the Above. (Write in: Teyonah Parris, “Chi-Raq.”)

Best Animated Feature: None of the Above. (Write in: “Le Petit Prince.”)

Best Documentary Feature: None of the Above. (Write in: “The Life And Mind of Mark DeFriest.”)

Best Documentary Short:Body Team 12.”

Best Cinematography: None of the Above. (Write in: Sean Baker and Radium Cheung, “Tangerine.” (Shot entirely on an i-Phone 5s))

Best Score: None of the Above. (Write in: Brian Eno, “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.”)

Best Song: None of the Above. (Write in: “Fuck Tha Police,” NWA, “Straight Outta Compton.”)

Jeffrey St. Clair is editor of CounterPunch. His most recent books are Bernie and the Sandernistas: Field Notes From a Failed Revolution and The Big Heat: Earth on the Brink (with Joshua Frank) He can be reached at: sitka@comcast.net or on Twitter @JeffreyStClair3