The Oscar monologues, part IV: Danny-Joe Crofford

February 28, 2014

Best Picture – The best picture didn’t even get nominated.
◦ American Hustle – should win from the nominees
◦ 12 Years a Slave – will win

Best Actor in a Leading Role
◦ Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club) Should win and will win.

Best Actress in a Leading Role
◦ Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) Will win
◦ Meryl Streep (August: Osage County) Should win

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
◦ Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) Should win and will win

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
◦ Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) Will win
◦ June Squibb (Nebraska) Should win

Best Animated Feature
◦ Despicable Me 2 (Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin, Chris Meledandri) Should win
◦ Frozen (Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee, Peter Del Vecho) Will win

Best Cinematography
◦ Gravity (Emmanuel Lubezki) Should win and will win

Best Director
◦ Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón) Should win
◦ 12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen) Will win

Best Documentary Feature
◦ The Square (Jehane Noujaim, Karim Amer) Will win
◦ 20 Feet from Stardom (Nominees to be determined) Should win

Best Foreign Language Film
◦ The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium) Should win and will win

Best Visual Effects
◦ Gravity (Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk, Neil Corbould) Should win and will win

Best Adapted Screenplay
◦ 12 Years a Slave (John Ridley) Should win and will win

Best Original Screenplay
◦ American Hustle (Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell) Should win
◦ Her (Spike Jonze) Will win


3 Comments

  • Comment by dtdearman — Feb 28,2014 at 3:32 pm

    What Best Picture didn’t get nominated? Explain please (since you brought it up).

  • Comment by Philip Martin — Feb 28,2014 at 9:03 pm

    Inside Llewyn Davis was the year’s best film, IMHO.

  • Comment by Philip Martin — Feb 28,2014 at 9:04 pm

    I think that’s what DJC means too.

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