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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Oscar Predictions

The nominees will be announced tomorrow morning. My predictions:

Best Picture
12 Years a Slave
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Saving Mr. Banks
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Director
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
Alexander Payne, Nebraska
David O. Russell, American Hustle

Best Actress
Amy Adams, American Hustle
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Judi Dench, Philomena
Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks

Best Actor
Bruce Dern, Nebraska
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Robert Redford, All is Lost

Best Supporting Actress
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
June Squib, Nebraska
Oprah Winfrey, Lee Daniels' The Butler

Best Supporting Actor
Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
Daniel Bruhl, Rush
Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Original Screenplay
Woody Allen, Blue Jasmine
Alfonso & Jonas Cuaron, Gravity
Spike Jonze, Her
Bob Nelson, Nebraska
David O. Russell & Eric Singer, American Hustle

Best Adapted Screenplay
Steve Coogan & Jeff Pope, Philomena
Destin Cretton, Short Term 12
Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, & Richard Linklater, Before Midnight
Billy Ray, Captain Phillips
John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave

Best Film Editing
Alan Baumgarten, Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers, American Hustle
Alfonso Cuaron & Mark Sanger, Gravity
Daniel P. Hanley & Mike Hill, Rush
Christopher Rouse, Captain Phillips
Joe Walker, 12 Years a Slave

Best Cinematography
Barry Ackroyd, Captain Phillips
Sean Bobbitt, 12 Years a Slave
Roger Deakins, Prisoners
Bruno Delbonnel, Inside Llewyn Davis
Emmanuel Lubezki, Gravity

Best Production Design
12 Years a Slave
The Great Gatsby
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Best Costume Design
12 Years a Slave
American Hustle
The Great Gatsby
The Invisible Woman
Saving Mr. Banks

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
American Hustle
Dallas Buyers Club
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

Best Visual Effects
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Iron Man 3
Pacific Rim
Thor: The Dark World

Best Sound Editing
12 Years a Slave
Captain Phillips
Iron Man 3
Lone Survivor

Best Sound Mixing
All Is Lost
Captain Phillips
Lone Survivor
Iron Man 3

Best Original Score
12 Years a Slave
Saving Mr. Banks

Best Original Song
"Let It Go," Frozen
"Young and Beautiful," The Great Gatsby
"The Moon Song," Her
"Ordinary Love," Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
"Get Used To Me," The Sapphires

Best Foreign Language Film
The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium)
The Great Beauty (Italy)
The Hunt (Denmark)
The Missing Picture (Cambodia)
The Notebook (Hungary)

Best Documentary Feature
20 Feet From Stardom
The Act of Killing
Cutie and the Boxer
Stories We Tell

Best Animated Feature
Despicable Me 2
Ernest & Celestine
Monster's University
The Wind Rises

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