• R, 1 hr. 24 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Ryan Coogler
    In Theaters:
    Jul 26, 2013 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jan 14, 2014
  • The Weinstein Company

Early Awards Predictions

Best Picture(Pretty much the six that I think, as of this early in the year, have the best shot of really being nominated)

The Wolf of Wall Street
Twelve Years a Slave
The Monuments Men
Fruitvale Station
Inside Llewyn Davis
American Hustle

Possible Contenders

August: Osage County
The Counselor
Dallas Buyers Club
Saving Mr. Banks
Foxcatcher
Before Midnight
The Fifth Estate
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Captain Philips
Diana

Honorable Mentions

Labor Day
The Butler
Gravity

Your list? Thoughts? What movies am I missing?
Branden M.
08-1-2013 10:47 AM

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Branden M.

Branden Mata

Updated Predictions

Best Picture

Winner: 12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street
Gravity
American Hustle
Inside Llewyn Davis
Blue Jasmine
Fruitvale Station
Rush
Captain Philips

Runner ups

The Monuments Men
Her
Before Midnight
Dallas Buyers Club
Saving Mr. Banks
The Counselor

Best Director

Winner: Steve McQueen - 12 Years a Slave
Alfonso Cuaron - Gravity
Paul Greengrass - Captain Philips
Joel & Ethan Cohen - Inside Llewyn Davis
Martin Scorsese - The Wolf of Wall Street

Runner up

David O. Russell - American Hustle

Best Actor

Winner: Chiwetel Ejiofor - 12 Years a Slave
Matthew McConaughey - Dallas Buyers Club
Tom Hanks - Captain Philips
Robert Redford - All is Lost
Leonardo DiCaprio - The Wolf of Wall Street

Runner ups

Oscar Isaac - Inside Llewyn Davis
Joaquin Pheonix - Her
Michael B. Jordan - Fruitvale Station
Forest Whitaker - Lee Daniel's The Butler
Hugh Jackman - Prisoners

Long shot

Chris Hemsworth - Rush

Best Actress

Winner: Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine
Meryl Streep - August: Osage County
Judi Dench - Philomena
Sandra Bullock - Gravity
Amy Adams - American Hustle

Best Supporting Actor

Winner: Michael Fassbender - 12 Years a Slave
Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club
Daniel Bruhl - Rush
Matthew McConaughey - Mud
Jonah Hill - The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Supporting Actress

Winner: Lupita Nyong'o - 12 Years a Slave
Octavia Spencer - Fruitvale Station
Ophra Winfrey - Lee Daniel's The Butler
Jenifer Lawrence - American Hustle
Margo Martindale - August: Osage County

Sep 29 - 02:47 PM

Branden M.

Branden Mata

I knew I was forgetting someone. Take out either McConaughey or Hill and add in James Gandolfini for Enough Said.

Sep 29 - 03:09 PM

Jaime Lannister

Jaime Lannister

You think they are going to give 3/4 acting categories to one film?

Oct 22 - 06:20 PM

Migs Rodriguez

Migs Rodriguez

Michael Jordan may take Best Actor. His performance was powerful and emotional. People were crying in the theater. Havent seen that happen over a movie since Titanic.

Sep 25 - 07:25 AM

Branden M.

Branden Mata

I don't think it will happen. I'm pretty sure Ejiofor would win before he does.

Sep 29 - 02:32 PM

Branden M.

Branden Mata

Updated Preditions

Best Picture

The Wolf of Wall Street
American Hustle
Gravity
Twelve Years a Slave
August: Osage County
Inside Llewyn Davis
Fruitvale Station
Blue Jasmine
Before Midnight

Possibles

Foxcatcher
The Monuments Men
Her
Dallas Buyers Club
Captain Philips
The Fifth Estate

Honorable Mentions

The Counselor
Saving Mr. Banks
Labor Day
Prisoners
Rush

Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron - Gravity
Steve McQueen - Twelve Years a Slave
David O. Russel - American Hustle
Martin Scorsese - The Wolf of Wall Street
Joel & Ethan Cohen - Inside Llewyn Davis

Possibles

Bennet Miller - Foxcatcher
Ryan Coogler - Fruitvale Station
Spike Jonze - Her
John Wells - August: Osage County

Best Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio - The Wolf of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor - Twelve Years a Slave
Matthew McConaughey - Dallas Buyers Club
Christian Bale - American Hustle
Michael B. Jordan - Fruitvale Station

Possibles

Joaquin Pheonix - Her
Steve Carrel - Foxcatcher
Oscar Isaac - Inside Llewyn Davis
Robert Redford - All is Lost
Benedict Cumberbatch - The Fifth Estate

Best Supporting Actor

Michael Fassbender - Twelve Years a Slave
Tom Hanks - Saving Mr. Banks
Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club
Matthew McConaughey - Mud
Jonah Hill - The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock - Gravity
Amy Adams - American Hustle
Emma Thomson - Saving Mr. Banks
Kate Winslet - Labor Day

Best Supporting Actress

Meryl Streep - August: Osage County
Jenifer Lawrence - American Hustle
Octavia Spencer - Fruitvale Station
Ophra Winfrey - Lee Daniel's The Butler
Lupita Nyong'o - Twelve Years a Slave

Sep 1 - 09:50 AM

All-Knowing Panda

Trading Card Panda

We haven't seen the majority of these movies so there is no way to judge. We can just speculate how good some of these will be however who knows a movie like, Saving Mr. Banks may turn out bad and a movie like The Secret Life of Walter Mitty could turn out more than Oscar worthy.

We have the contenders but everybody thought Only God Forgives would be great and look how that turned out. (Also before the January release change, Gangster Squad was thought to be an Oscar contender last year).

I also think Mud has a really good chance at a nomination.

The only thing I know for sure is that Michael B. Jordan better get a nomination for Best Actor.

Aug 6 - 06:56 PM

Cole Jaeger

Cole Jaeger

Labor Day and Gravity I think are more than honorable mentions. I wouldn't count TOO highly on 12 years a slave. Steve McQueen might make a great movie with it, but I think it will not be too much of an audience hit with probable slow pacing and also judging from the first few reactions to the film. But mostly I agree strongly with this.

Aug 1 - 12:26 PM

Branden M.

Branden Mata

Most early reviews I saw said it was amazing. There was a few that said it was amazing but its so violent the Academy might not recognize it, like Shame. But, Im hoping this time, if the film deserves it, and since its only rated R this time, they will take notice.

Aug 1 - 08:06 PM

All-Knowing Panda

Trading Card Panda

Django and Inglorious Bastards did great at the Oscars (actually a lot of Tarentino does). And they are extremely violent and more for the fun of it.

Aug 6 - 06:58 PM

Branden M.

Branden Mata

True, but there's no denying Shame got snubed in its acting categories becuase it was not at least rated R.

Aug 12 - 06:26 AM

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