And the Winner Is…(2014)

I didn’t watch the Oscars. I planned to stream it but somehow it wasn’t available in my location. I ended up hitting the refresh button on IMDB every few minutes just to see who won (up to maybe 350 times over the ceremony if you want a conservative guess). I didn’t expect to do too well for my first year of actually picking the winners but I don’t think I did too badly at . This is in the order as given by IMDB as updated by Category: Winner (my pick).

Best Actor – Supporting: Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club (Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips)

Best Costume Design: The Great Gatsby (The Great Gatsby)

Best Makeup: Dallas Buyers Club (Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Short Film – Animated: Mr. Hublot (Feral/Get a Horse!)

Best Animated Film: Frozen (The Wind Rises/Frozen)

Best Visual Effects: Gravity (Gravity)

Best Short – Live-Action: Helium (Helium)

Best Documentary – Short Subject: The Lady in Number 6 (Facing Fear)

Best Documentary – Feature: Twenty Feet From Stardom (The Square)

Best Foreign Film: The Great Beauty (The Hunt)

Best Sound Mixing: Gravity (Gravity)

Best Sound Editing: Gravity (Gravity)

Best Actress – Supporting: Lupita Nyongo’o, 12 Years a Slave (Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave)

Best Cinematography: Gravity (Gravity)

Best Editing: Gravity (Gravity)

Best Production Design: The Great Gatsby (12 Years a Slave)

Best Music – Original Score: Gravity (Saving Mr. Banks)

Best Music – Original Song: Let it Go, Frozen (Let it Go, Frozen)

Best Screenplay – Adapted: 12 Years a Slave (12 Years a Slave)

Best Screenplay – Original: Her (Her)

Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity (Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave)

Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine (Sandra Bullock, Gravity)

Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club (Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street)

Best Picture: 12 Years a Slave (12 Years a Slave)

Final tally: 14/24

Can’t wait to try it next year. Maybe this time I’ll see more of the nominees.

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