The Staff's 2015 Oscar Picks

From "Whiplash" to "Boyhood," the HSS crew liked a lot of movies this year

Staff Oscar Picks

Like every office ours is filled with movie lovers and so-called experts. Everyone thinks they know best so let's see how some of our movie aficionados do in predicting this year's major Academy Awards winners.

Howard, Robin, Gary, JD, Jon, Ronnie and Richard's pet guinea pig Taco each filled out a bracket for tonight's telecast. Follow along to see who knows best and tune in Monday morning to Howard 100 to hear Howard's take on tonight's broadcast!

Remember, these picks represent who the staff thinks WILL win, not who they think SHOULD win.

BEST PICTURE

"Whiplash": Howard,

"Boyhood": Robin, Gary, JD, Jon, Taco

"American Sniper": Ronnie

Taco taking the carrot for Boyhood

BEST ACTOR

Michael Keaton: Howard, Robin, Gary, JD, Taco

Eddie Redmayne: Jon

Bradley Cooper: Ronnie

American Sniper's Bradley Cooper

BEST ACTRESS

Julianne Moore: Howard, Robin, Gary, JD, Jon

Reese Witherspoon: Ronnie

Felicity Jones: Taco

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: (a clean sweep!)

J.K. Simmons: Howard, Robin, Gary, JD, Jon, Ronnie, Taco

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:

Patricia Arquette: Howard, Robin, Gary, JD, Jon, Ronnie

Keira Knightley: Taco

BEST DIRECTOR:

Richard Linklater: Howard, Robin, JD, Ronnie

Alejandro G Inarritu: Gary, Jon, Taco