Friday, February 28, 2014

And the winners are...the 86th Academy Awards

Picture
Win: 12 Years a Slave
Upset: Gravity or American Hustle (in that order)
Wish: Captain Phillips or Her

Director
Win: Alfonso Cuaron for Gravity
Upset: Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave
Wish: Alexander Payne for Nebraska

Actor in a Leading Role
Win: Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club
Upset: Leonardo DiCaprio for The Wolf of Wall Street
Wish: I'd be happy to see any of the five nominees win

Actress in a Leading Role
Win: Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine
Upset: Amy Adams for American Hustle
Wish: Amy Adams (or any of the nominees, they're all deserving)

Actor in a Supporting Role
Win: Jared Leto for Dallas Buyers Club
Upset: None
Wish: Jared Leto

Actress in a Supporting Role
Win: Lupita Nyong'o for 12 Years a Slave
Upset: Jennifer Lawrence for American Hustle
Wish: Lupita Nyong'o

Foreign Language Film
Win: The Great Beauty
Upset: The Broken Circle Breakdown
Wish: The Great Beauty (I haven't seen the other nominated films but I can't imagine any being more worthy)

Adapted Screenplay
Win: 12 Years a Slave
Upset: Philomena
Wish: Before Midnight

Original Screenplay
Win: Her
Upset: Nebraska
Wish: Blue Jasmine, Her or Nebraska

Animated Feature Film
Win: Frozen
Upset: The Wind Rises
Wish: Frozen (again, I haven't seen the other nominated films but I can't imagine any being more worthy)

Production Design
Win: The Great Gatsby
Upset: 12 Years a Slave
Wish: Her

Costume Design
Win: The Great Gatsby
Upset: American Hustle
Wish: American Hustle

Cinematography
Win: Gravity
Upset: None
Wish: Gravity

Sound Mixing
Win: Gravity
Upset: The Hobbit
Wish: Gravity

Sound Editing
Win: Gravity
Upset: All is Lost
Wish: Captain Phillips

Original Score
Win: Gravity
Upset: Her
Wish: Gravity

Original Song
Win: Frozen
Upset: Despicable Me 2
Wish: Frozen

Documentary Feature
Win: The Act of Killing
Upset: Cutie and the Boxer

Filming Editing
Win: Gravity
Upset: 12 Years a Slave
Wish: Captain Phillips

Make-up and Hairstyling
Win: Dallas Buyers Club
Upset: The Lone Ranger
Wish: Dallas Buyers Club

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