Monday, March 3, 2014

86th Oscar Winners Announced

12 Years a Slave triumphed with a total of 3 wins.

Well, the Oscars turned out to be very predictable, but the ceremony was very enjoyable overall. Everything went as many expected, with Alfonso Cuarón winning multiple awards for Gravity and 12 Years a Slave managing to win Best Picture. I predicted 20/24 categories correctly, and 24/24 if you include alternates. (I missed Best Picture, Best Film Editing, Best Live Action Short Film and Best Animated Short Film.) Despite the lack of upsets, it's been a fun Oscar season, and I'm already looking forward to next year.

Check out the Oscar winners below.

Best Picture:
12 Years a Slave

Best Director:
Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity

Best Actor:
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Actress:
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Best Supporting Actor:
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress:
Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave 

Best Adapted Screenplay:
12 Years a Slave

Best Original Screenplay:

Best Production Design:
The Great Gatsby

Best Cinematography:

Best Costume Design:
The Great Gatsby

Best Film Editing:

Best Original Score:

Best Original Song:
"Let It Go" from Frozen

Best Makeup and Hairstyling:
Dallas Buyers Club

Best Sound Mixing:

Best Sound Editing:

Best Visual Effects:

Best Animated Feature Film: 

Best Documentary Feature Film: 
20 Feet from Stardom

Best Foreign Language Film:
The Great Beauty (Italy)

Best Live Action Short Film:

Best Animated Short Film:
Mr. Hublot

Best Documentary Short Film:
The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life


  1. Agree winners were predictable. 20/24 is pretty good going! I did one better with 21/24. In hindsight I wish I had put money on it, did you place a bet on anything?
    I got three categories wrong: Film Editing, Short Film (Animated), & Documentary

    1. Great job! I did better than last year, but I didn't place a bet on anything.

  2. I got 18/24 including my "should wins" I didn't see The Great Gatsby, so I didn't think about it actually winning. Whoops.

    1. That's great, especially since an upset somewhere was expected. Several people blanked on Gatsby, but I'm still a little surprised that it actually won.

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    1. Thanks! I wished I'd jumped on the 12 Years bandwagon!