Bede’s 2014 Oscar Predictions

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I can’t believe that time of the year is almost over, in two days the Oscars will finally be announced. It has been a very interesting race this year, especially in the Best Picture since there isn’t a clear front-runner.  A few weeks ago my friend/podcast co-host SuperMarcey posted her predictions who she thinks might win and I’ve decided to do the same as well. This are picks are who I believe will win in this year’s awards. enjoy!

NOTE: The winners will be in bold.

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

Best Actor:
Christian Bale, American Hustle
Bruce Dern, Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf Of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years A Slave
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

Best Supporting Actor:
Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years A Slave
Jonah Hill, The Wolf Of Wall Street
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

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

Best Director:
David O. Russell, American Hustle
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Alexander Payne, Nebraska
Steve McQueen, 12 Years A Slave
Martin Scorsese, The Wolf Of Wall Street

Best Foreign Language Film:
The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium)
The Great Beauty (Italy)
The Hunt (Denmark)
The Missing Picture (Cambodia)
Omar (Palestine)

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Before Midnight – Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke
Captain Phillips – Billy Ray
Philomena – Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope
12 Years A Slave – John Ridley
The Wolf Of Wall Street – Terence Winter

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

Best Animated Feature Film:
The Croods
Despicable Me 2
Ernest & Celestine
Frozen
The Wind Rises

Best Production Design:
American Hustle
Gravity
The Great Gatsby
Her
12 Years A Slave

Best Cinematography:
The Grandmaster
Gravity
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
Prisoners

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

Best Sound Editing:
All Is Lost
Captain Phillips
Gravity
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug
Lone Survivor

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

Best Original Song:
“Happy” from Despicable Me 2 –  Pharrell Williams
“Let It Go” from Frozen – Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez                                                                                                                                                                                                        “The Moon Song” from Her – Karen O and Spike Jonze
“Ordinary Love” from Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom – Paul Hewson, Dave Evans, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen

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

Best Documentary Feature:
The Act Of Killing
Cutie And The Boxer
Dirty Wars
The Square
20 Feet from Stardom

Best Documentary (Short Subject):
CaveDigger
Facing Fear
Karama Has No Walls
The Lady In Number 6: Music Saved My Life
Prison Terminal: The Last Days Of Private Jack Hall

Best Film Editing:
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity
12 Years A Slave

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

Best Animated Short Film:
Feral
Get A Horse!
Mr. Hublot
Possessions
Room On The Broom

Best Live Action Short Film:
Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me)
Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything)
Helium
Pitaako Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have To Take Care Of Everything?)
The Voorman Problem

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

– Bede Jermyn

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