Movies

2014 Oscar Predictions/Results

These are my predictions for who I think will win the Oscars tonight.

Best Picture
12 Years a Slave
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity
Her
Nebraska
Philomena
The Wolf of Wall Street

Predicted winner: 12 Years a Slave
Actual winner: 12 Years a Slave

Best Actor
Christian Bale (American Hustle)
Bruce Dern (Nebraska)
Leonardo DiCaprio (Wolf of Wall Street)
Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)

Predicted winner: Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)
Actual winner: Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Actress
Amy Adams (American Hustle)
Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
Sandra Bullock (Gravity)
Judi Dench (Philomena)
Meryl Streep (August: Osage County)

Predicted winner: Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
Actual winner: Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)

Best Supporting Actor
Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips)
Bradley Cooper (American Hustle)
Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave)
Jonah Hill (Wolf of Wall Street)
Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)

Predicted winner: Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)
Actual winner: Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Supporting Actress
Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)
Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave)
Julia Roberts (August: Osage County)
June Squibb (Nebraska)
Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine)

I’m really torn on this one.
Predicted winner: Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave)
Could win: Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)
Actual winner: Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave)

Best Director
Martin Scorsese (The Wolf of Wall Street
David O. Russell (American Hustle)
Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity)
Alexander Payne (Nebraska)
Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)

Predicted winner: Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity)
Actual winner: Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity)

Best Adapted Screenplay
John Ridley (12 Years a Slave)
Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke & Richard Linklater (Before Midnight)
Terence Winter (The Wolf of Wall Street)
Billy Ray (Captain Phillips)
Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope (Philomena)

Predicted winner: John Ridley (12 Years a Slave)
Actual winner: John Ridley (12 Years a Slave)

Best Original Screenplay
David O. Russell and Eric Singer (American Hustle)
Bob Nelson (Nebraska)
Spike Jonze (Her)
Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack (Dallas Buyers Club)
Woody Allen (Blue Jasmine)

Predicted winner: Spike Jonze (Her)
Could win: David O. Russell and Eric Singer (American Hustle)
Actual winner: Spike Jonze (Her)

Best Animated Feature
The Wind Rises
Frozen
Despicable Me 2

The Croods
Ernest & Celestine

Predicted winner: Frozen
Actual winner: Frozen

Film Editing
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity
12 Years a Slave

Predicted winner: Gravity
Could win: Captain Phillips
Actual winner: Gravity

Best Song
“Alone Yet Not Alone” (Alone Yet Not Alone)
“Happy” (Despicable Me 2)
“Let It Go” (Frozen)
“The Moon Song” (Her)
“Ordinary Love” (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom)

Predicted winner: “Let It Go” (Frozen)
Actual winner: “Let It Go” (Frozen)

Best Original Score
John Williams (The Book Thief)
Steven Price (Gravity)
Alexandre Desplat (Philomena)
Thomas Newman (Saving Mr. Banks)
William Butler and Owen Pallett (Her)

Predicted winner: Steven Price (Gravity)
Could win: William Butler and Owen Pallett (Her)
Actual winner: Steven Price (Gravity)

Best Cinematography
Philippe Le Sourd (The Grandmaster)
Emmanuel Lubezki (Gravity)
Bruno Delbonnel (Inside Llewyn Davis)
Roger Deakins (Prisoners)
Phedon Papamichael (Nebraska)

Predicted winner: Emmanuel Lubezki (Gravity)
Actual winner: Emmanuel Lubezki (Gravity)

Costume Design
American Hustle
The Grandmaster
The Great Gatsby
The Invisible Woman
12 Years A Slave

Predicted winner: The Great Gatsby
Actual winner: The Great Gatsby

Makeup and Hairstyling
The Lone Ranger
Dallas Buyers Club
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

Predicted winner: Dallas Buyers Club
Actual winner: Dallas Buyers Club

Production Design
American Hustle
Gravity
The Great Gatsby
Her
12 Years a Slave

Predicted winner: The Great Gatsby
Actual winner: The Great Gatsby

Sound Editing
All is Lost
Captain Phillips
Gravity
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Lone Survivor

Predicted winner: Gravity
Actual winner: Gravity

Sound Mixing
Captain Phillips
Gravity
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Lone Survivor
Inside Llewyn Davis

Predicted winner: Gravity
Actual winner: Gravity

Visual Effects
Gravity
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Iron Man 3
The Lone Ranger
Star Trek Into Darkness

Predicted winner: Gravity
Actual winner: Gravity

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