Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Add to Technorati FavoritesFinal Oscar predictions


A fun Oscar year is one with potential for surprises. As of now, I can’t tell you who/what will win Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor & Best Supporting Actress. And that feels great! :))
Here are my predicted nominees (in order of their chance of getting nominated):




BEST PICTURE
1. 12 Years a Slave
2. Gravity
3. American Hustle
4. Captain Phillips
5. Nebraska
6. Her
7. The Wolf of Wall Street
8. Dallas Buyers Club
9. Saving Mr. Banks
Runner-ups: 10. Inside Llewyn Davis  11. Philomena  12. Blue Jasmine

BEST DIRECTOR
1. Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity
2. Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave
3. David O. Russell – American Hustle
4. Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips
5. Spike Jonze – Her
Runner-ups: 6. Martin Scorsese – The Wolf of Wall Street,  7. Alexander Payne – Nebraska

BEST ACTOR
1. Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave
2. Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club
3. Bruce Dern – Nebraska
4. Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips
5. Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street
Runner-ups: 6. Robert Redford – All Is Lost  7. Christian Bale – American Hustle

BEST ACTRESS
1. Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine
2. Sandra Bullock – Gravity
3. Judi Dench – Philomena
4. Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks
5. Amy Adams – American Hustle
Runner-ups: 6. Meryl Streep – August: Osage County  7. Adèle Exarchopoulos – Blue Is the Warmest Color

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
1. Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club
2. Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave
3. Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips
4. Daniel Bruhl – Rush
5. Bradley Cooper – American Hustle
Runner-ups: 6. Jonah Hill – The Wolf of Wall Street  7. Tom Hanks – Saving Mr. Banks

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
1. Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle
2. Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave
3. June Squibb – Nebraska
4. Julia Roberts – August: Osage County
5. Oprah Winfrey – Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Runner-ups: 6. Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine  7. Sarah Paulson – 12 Years a Slave

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
1. American Hustle
2. Her
3. Nebraska
4. Blue Jasmine
5. Inside Llewyn Davis
Runner-up: Dallas Buyers Club

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
1. 12 Years a Slave
2. Before Midnight
3. The Wolf of Wall Street
4. Philomena
5. Captain Phillips
Runner-up: August: Osage County

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
1. Gravity
2. 12 Years a Slave
3. Inside Llewyn Davis
4. Captain Phillips
5. Prisoners
Runner-up: The Grandmaster

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
1. 12 Years a Slave
2. Gravity
3. The Book Thief
4. Saving Mr. Banks
5. All Is Lost
Runner-up: Captain Phillips.

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
1. Frozen
2. The Great Gatsby
3. Her
4. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
5. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Runner-up: One Chance.

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
1. The Great Gatsby
2. 12 Years a Slave
3. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
4. Gravity
5. Oz The Great and Powerful
Runner-up: Saving Mr. Banks

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
1. The Great Gatsby
2. 12 Years a Slave
3. American Hustle
4. Oz The Great and Powerful
5. The Invisible Woman
Runner-up: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

BEST EDITING
1. Gravity
2. 12 Years a Slave
3. Captain Phillips
4. Rush
5. American Hustle
Runner-up: The Wolf of Wall Street

BEST SOUND MIXING
1. Gravity
2. Captain Phillips
3. Rush
4. 12 Years a Slave
5. Lone Survivor
Runner-up: All Is Lost

BEST SOUND EDITING
1. Gravity
2. Rush
3. All Is Lost
4. Lone Survivor
5. Captain Phillips
Runner-up: Pacific Rim.

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
1. Gravity
2. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
3. Pacific Rim
4. Iron Man 3
5. World War Z
Runner-up: Star Trek: Into Darkness

BEST MAKEUP/HAIRSTYLE
1. American Hustle
2. Dallas Buyers Club
3. The Lone Ranger
Runner-up: Bad Grandpa

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
1. Frozen
2. The Croods
3. The Wind Rises
4. Monsters University
5. Ernest and Celestine
Runner-up: Despicable Me 2

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
1. The Hunt
2. The Broken Circle Breakdown
3. Two Lives
4. Omar
5. The Great Beauty
Runner-up: The Grandmaster

No predictions for Documentary & short categories.
We’ll see how it goes. J Definitely not sure about most of them. 12 Years a Slave should lead the nominations - I have it now with 12.


For previous predictions on this OSCARS edition, just click on the date:


April 3rd     - that was early, I know ;)

2 comments:

joe burns said...

Will you be doing Best Actress 2013 Alex?

Please comment on my blog! I have some new posts that I hope that you will find interesting!

Alex in Movieland said...

Man, I can't watch everything & follow everyone. :) I'm mostly sticking to my twitter folks.

If it's a both-way situation, of course you can "unread" me. :)