Joel Siegel Predicts This Year's Oscar Picks

Academy Award nominations will be announced Tuesday morning, and many Oscar pundits believe this year's list will closely follow nominations from the Golden Globes and Director's Guild Awards.

"Good Morning America" film critic Joel Siegel made his Oscar predictions today and chose a longshot pick for the major award categories. Below are his picks in alphabetical order.

Best Picture


"The Departed"


"Little Miss Sunshine"

"The Queen"

Long shot: "Letters From Iwo Jima"

Best Actor

Sacha Baron Cohen for "Borat"

Leonardo DiCaprio for "The Departed"

Peter O'Toole for "Venus"

Will Smith for "The Pursuit of Happyness"

Forest Whitaker for "The Last King of Scotland"

Long shot: Ryan Gosling for "Half-Nelson"

Best Actress

Penelope Cruz for "Volver"

Judi Dench for "Notes on a Scandal"

Helen Mirren for "The Queen"

Meryl Streep for "The Devil Wears Prada"

Kate Winslet for "Little Children"

Supporting Actor

Alan Arkin for "Little Miss Sunshine"

Jackie Earle Haley for "Little Children"

Eddie Murphy for "Dreamgirls"

Brad Pitt for "Babel"

Michael Sheen for "The Queen"

Long shot: Mark Wahlberg for "The Departed"

Supporting Actress

Adriana Barraza for "Babel"

Cate Blanchett for "Notes on a Scandal"

Abigail Breslin for "Little Miss Sunshine"

Jennifer Hudson for "Dreamgirls"

Long shot: Shareeka Epps for "Half-Nelson"

Best Director

Bill Condon for "Dreamgirls"

Clint Eastwood for "Letters From Iwo Jima"

Stephen Frears for "The Queen"

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for "Babel"

Martin Scorsese for "The Departed"

Long shot: Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris for "Little Miss Sunshine"