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Phil Henson’s predictions for the 86th Academy Awards nominees


Phil Henson’s predictions for the 86th Academy Awards nominees

Every year I stick my neck out and set out my predictions for the academy awards.

I predict that the British team behind Gravity will need to have worked their arms in the gym this week to bring home all their awards; and I am optimistic that 12 years a Slave will prevail in the best picture, and best director categories.

Some of my choices are far from being the favourites to win, including: Michael Fassbender (best supporting actor), and also Captain Philips (best editing), Alexandre Desplat (best score) but they would all be worthy of the accolades.

Best wishes to all,

Phil

PREDICTIONS

Best Picture
  • 12 Years a Slave
Best Actor in a Leading Role
  •  Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)
Best Actress in a Leading Role
  •  Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)

 

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  •  Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave)

 

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  •  Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave)
Best Animated Feature
  •  The Wind Rises (Hayao Miyazaki, Toshio Suzuki)
Best Cinematography
  • Gravity (Emmanuel Lubezki)
Best Costume Design
      • American Hustle (Michael Wilkinson)
Best Directing
  •  12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen)
Best Documentary Feature
  •  The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, Signe Byrge Sørensen)
Best Documentary Short
  •  The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life (Malcolm Clarke, Nicholas Reed)
Best Film Editing
  •  Captain Phillips (Christopher Rouse)
Best Foreign Language Film
  •  The Great Beauty (Italy)
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
  •  Dallas Buyers Club (Adruitha Lee, Robin Mathews)
Best Original Score
  •  Philomena (Alexandre Desplat)
Best Original Song
  •  The Moon Song (Her)
Best Production Design
  •  The Great Gatsby (Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn)
Best Animated Short Film
  •  Get a Horse! (Lauren MacMullan, Dorothy McKim)
Best Live Action Short Film
  •  The Voorman Problem (Mark Gill, Baldwin Li)
Best Sound Editing
  •  Gravity (Glenn Freemantle)
Best Sound Mixing
  •  Gravity (Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead, Chris Munro)
Best Visual Effects
  • Gravity (Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk, Neil Corbould)
Best Adapted Screenplay
  • 12 Years a Slave – John Ridley
Best Original Screenplay
  •  Her –Spike Jonze

Do you agree with my choices?

Phil Henson

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