Predictions for the 2014 Oscars

Best Picture

1. Boyhood (Richard Linklater)

2. The Imitation Game (Morten Tyldum)

3. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson)

4. Birdman (Alejandro González Iñárritu)

5. The Theory of Everything (James Marsh)

6. Selma (Ava DuVernay)

7. Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)

8. American Sniper (Clint Eastwood)

9. Gone Girl (David Fincher)

10. Foxcatcher (Bennett Miller)
11. Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy)
12. Unbroken (Angelina Jolie)
13. Into the Woods (Rob Marshall)
14. Wild (Jean-Marc Vallée)
15. A Most Violent Year (J.C. Chandor)
16. Interstellar (Christopher Nolan)
17. Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson)
18. Mr. Turner (Mike Leigh)

Best Director

1. Richard Linklater for Boyhood

2. Alejandro González Iñárritu for Birdman

3. Wes Anderson for The Grand Budapest Hotel

4. Morten Tyldum for The Imitation Game

5. Clint Eastwood for American Sniper

6. Damien Chazelle for Whiplash
7. James Marsh for The Theory of Everything
8. Ava DuVernay for Selma
9. David Fincher for Gone Girl
10. Bennett Miller for Foxcatcher

Best Actress in a Leading Role

1. Julianne Moore for Still Alice

2. Felicity Jones for The Theory of Everything

3. Rosamund Pike for Gone Girl

4. Jennifer Aniston for Cake

5. Amy Adams for Big Eyes

6. Reese Witherspoon for Wild
7. Marion Cotillard for Two Days, One Night
8. Gugu Mbatha-Raw for Belle
9. Emily Blunt for Into the Woods
10. Hilary Swank for The Homesman

Best Actor in a Leading Role

1. Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything

2. Michael Keaton for Birdman

3. Benedict Cumberbatch for The Imitation Game

4. Jake Gyllenhaal for Nightcrawler

5. David Oyelowo for Selma

6. Ralph Fiennes for The Grand Budapest Hotel
7. Steve Carell for Foxcatcher
8. Bradley Cooper for American Sniper
9. Timothy Spall for Mr. Turner
10. Oscar Isaac for A Most Violent Year

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

1. Patricia Arquette for Boyhood

2. Keira Knightley for The Imitation Game

3. Emma Stone for Birdman

4. Meryl Streep for Into the Woods

5. Rene Russo for Nightcrawler

6. Tilda Swinton for Snowpiercer
7. Jessica Chastain for A Most Violent Year
8. Laura Dern for Wild
9. Naomi Watts for St. Vincent
10. Imelda Staunton for Pride

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

1. J.K. Simmons for Whiplash

2. Edward Norton for Birdman

3. Ethan Hawke for Boyhood

4. Mark Ruffalo for Foxcatcher

5. Charlie Cox for The Theory of Everything

6. Tom Wilkinson for Selma
7. Robert Duvall for The Judge
8. Christoph Waltz for Big Eyes
9. Josh Brolin for Inherent Vice
10. Miyavi for Unbroken

Best Film Editing

1. Sandra Adair for Boyhood

2. Tom Cross for Whiplash

3. Douglas Crise and Stephen Mirrione for Birdman

4. William Goldenberg for The Imitation Game

5. Barney Pilling for The Grand Budapest Hotel

6. John Gilroy for Nightcrawler
7. Joel Cox and Gary Roach for American Sniper
8. Kirk Baxter for Gone Girl
9. Spencer Averick for Selma
10. Jinx Godfrey for The Theory of Everything

Best Original Screenplay

1. Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, and Armando Bo for Birdman

2. Richard Linklater for Boyhood

3. Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness for The Grand Budapest Hotel

4. Dan Gilroy for Nightcrawler

5. Paul Webb for Selma

6. E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman for Foxcatcher
7. J.C. Chandor for A Most Violent Year
8. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller for The LEGO Movie
9. Mike Leigh for Mr. Turner
10. Pawel Pawlikowski and Rebecca Lenkiewicz for Ida

Best Adapted Screenplay

1. Graham Moore for The Imitation Game

2. Anthony McCarten for The Theory of Everything

3. Gillian Flynn for Gone Girl

4. Damien Chazelle for Whiplash

5. Jason Dean Hall for American Sniper

6. Nick Hornby for Wild
7. Paul Thomas Anderson for Inherent Vice
8. James Gunn and Nicole Perlman for Guardians of the Galaxy
9. Joon-ho Bong and Kelly Masterson for Snowpiercer
10. Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Richard LaGravenese, and William Nicholson for Unbroken

Best Foreign Language Film

1. Ida (Poland)

2. Tangerines (Estonia)

3. Leviathan (Russia)

4. Timbuktu (Mauritania)

5. Wild Tales (Argentina)

6. Force Majeure (Sweden)
7. The Liberator (Venezuela)
8. Accused (Netherlands)
9. Corn Island (Georgia)

Best Cinematography

1. Emmanuel Lubezki for Birdman

2. Roger Deakins for Unbroken

3. Robert D. Yeoman for The Grand Budapest Hotel

4. Dick Pope for Mr. Turner

5. Ryszard Lenczewski and Lukasz Zal for Ida

6. Bradford Young for Selma
7. Hoyte Van Hoytema for Interstellar
8. Óscar Faura for The Imitation Game
9. Benoît Delhomme for The Theory of Everything
10. Bruno Delbonnel for Big Eyes

Best Production Design

1. Adam Stockhausen and Anna Pinnock for The Grand Budapest Hotel

2. Suzie Davies and Charlotte Watts for Mr. Turner

3. Maria Djurkovic and Tatiana Macdonald for The Imitation Game

4. Dennis Gassner and Anna Pinnock for Into the Woods

5. Kevin Thompson and George DeTitta Jr. for Birdman

6. Nathan Crowley, Gary Fettis, and Paul Healy for Interstellar
7. Rick Heinrichs and Shane Vieau for Big Eyes
8. Jon Hutman and Lisa Thompson for Unbroken
9. David Crank and Amy Wells for Inherent Vice
10. John Paul Kelly and Claire Nia Richards for The Theory of Everything

Best Sound Mixing

1. American Sniper

2. Guardians of the Galaxy

3. Birdman

4. Transformers: Age of Extinction

5. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

6. Into the Woods
7. Whiplash
8. Interstellar
9. Unbroken
10. The Imitation Game

Best Sound Editing

1. American Sniper

2. Guardians of the Galaxy

3. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

4. Godzilla

5. Interstellar

6. Transformers: Age of Extinction
7. Fury
8. Birdman
9. Unbroken
10. Big Hero 6

Best Costume Design

1. Milena Canonero for The Grand Budapest Hotel

2. Colleen Atwood for Into the Woods

3. Sammy Sheldon Differ for The Imitation Game

4. Jacqueline Durran for Mr. Turner

5. Anna B. Sheppard and Jane Clive for Maleficent

6. Mark Bridges for Inherent Vice
7. Steven Noble for The Theory of Everything
8. Ruth E. Carter for Selma
9. Colleen Atwood for Big Eyes
10. Bob Buck and Ann Maskrey for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Best Original Score

1. Jóhann Jóhannsson for The Theory of Everything

2. Alexandre Desplat for The Grand Budapest Hotel

3. Alexandre Desplat for The Imitation Game

4. Hans Zimmer for Interstellar

5. Mica Levi for Under the Skin

6. Thomas Newman for The Judge
7. James Newton Howard for Maleficent
8. Alexandre Desplat for Unbroken
9. Marco Beltrami for The Homesman
10. Steven Price for Fury

Best Documentary Feature

1. CITIZENFOUR

2. Life Itself

3. Last Days in Vietnam

4. Keep On Keepin’ On

5. The Overnighters

6. Virunga
7. The Case Against 8
8. Finding Vivian Maier
9. The Tales of the Grim Sleeper
10. The Salt of the Earth

Also eligible: Citizen Koch, Jodorowsky’s Dune, The Internet’s Own Boy, The Kill Team, Art and Craft

Best Animated Feature Film

1. The LEGO Movie

2. Big Hero 6

3. How to Train Your Dragon 2

4. The Boxtrolls

5. The Tale of Princess Kaguya

6. The Book of Life
7. Song of the Sea
8. Cheatin
9. Rio 2
10. Giovanni’s Island

Also eligible: The Penguins of Madagascar, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Henry & Me, Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart, Minuscule – Valley of the Lost Ants, The Hero of Color City, Planes: Fire & Rescue, The Pirate Fairy, Rocks in My Pockets, Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return

Best Visual Effects

1. Interstellar

2. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

3. Guardians of the Galaxy

4. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

5. Godzilla

6. Transformers: Age of Extinction
7. Maleficent
8. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
9. X-Men: Days of Future Past
10. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

1. Guardians of the Galaxy

2. The Theory of Everything

3. Foxcatcher

4. The Grand Budapest Hotel
5. Maleficent
6. Noah
7. The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Best Original Song

1. ”Glory” from Selma

2. “Lost Stars” from Begin Again

3. “Everything is AWESOME!!!” from The LEGO Movie

4. “I’m Not Going to Miss You” from Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me

5. “Split the Difference” from Boyhood

6. “Mercy Is” from Noah
7. “Opportunity” from Annie
8. “Yellow Flicker Beat” from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
9. “Ryan’s Song” from Boyhood
10. “Big Eyes” from Big Eyes

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