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87th Academy Awards Prediction Post Thing

Posted on the 13 January 2015 by Impsndcnma @impsndcnma

In my day-to-day writing I don’t do a lot of predicting about the awards season anymore. In fact, I’m involved in picking which films should be appreciated for their successes. I’d like to take a moment and have some fun before I get to more meaty pieces. Anyways, did you hear that the Academy Awards are right around the corner?! Well they are announcing their selections on Thursday morning and here’s who I think will be invited to the big dance.

Best Picture

1. Boyhood

2. Grand Budapest Hotel

3. Selma

4. The Imitation Game

5. Birdman

6. Theory of Everything

7. Unbroken

8. Whiplash

9. Gone Girl

10. American Sniper


 

Best Director

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu – Birdman

Richard Linklater – Boyhood

Wes Anderson – The Grand Budapest Hotel

Morten Tyldum – The Imitation Game

Damien Chazelle – Whiplash

 

Alternatives:

Clint Eastwood – American Sniper

 

Best Actor

Michael Keaton – Birdman

David Oyelowo – Selma

Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything

Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game

Ralph Fiennes – The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Actress

Julianne Moore – Still Alice

Felicity Jones – The Theory of Everything

Amy Adams – Big Eyes

Reese Witherspoon – Wild

Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl

Best Supporting Actor

JK Simmons – Whiplash

Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher

Edward Norton – Birdman

Ethan Hawke – Boyhood

Robert Duvall – The Judge

 

Best Supporting Actress

Patricia Arquette – Boyhood

Jessica Chastain – A Most Violent Year

Emma Stone – Birdman

Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game

Meryl Streep – Into the Woods

 

Best Original Screenplay

Birdman

Boyhood

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Nightcrawler

Foxcatcher

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Imitation Game

Gone Girl

The Theory of Everything

Whiplash

Wild

 

Best Animated Film

The Lego Movie

Big Hero 6

How to Train Your Dragon 2

Book of Life

The Boxtrolls

 

Best Foreign Language Film

Ida

Force Majeure

Leviathan

Wild Tales

Timbuktu

Best Documentary Feature

Citizen Four

Life Itself

The Overnighters

Virunga

Finding Vivian Maier

Best Cinematography

Birdman

Mr Turner

Unbroken

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Interstellar

 

Best Film Editing

Boyhood

Birdman

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Whiplash

The Imitation Game

 

Best Original Score

The Theory of Everything

Interstellar

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Under the Skin

Gone Girl

 

Best Original Song

Selma

Begin Again

The Lego Movie

Unbroken

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1



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