Thursday, February 27, 2014

Road to the Oscars 2014

This Sunday, Ellen will host Hollywood's biggest night as the best in film will duke it out to take home the golden statue named Oscar. It has been a great year in film as actors, writers, directors, and stories were in top form and you could not just release a good or solid picture this year, you had to release a great one.

As we do every year, here is our list of the 10 Best Films of the Year as well as some Oscar picks in the major categories. Tune in to ABC on Sunday at 7 to see how we did and who won.

10 Best Films of 2013:

1) 12 Years A Slave
2) Before Midnight
3) The Wolf of Wall Street
4) Captain Phillips
5) Gravity
6) Dallas Buyers Club
7) Her
8) Fruitvale Station
9) Blue Jasmine
10) Spring Breakers

Oscar Picks in 10 Categories:

Best Motion Picture of the Year:
12 Years A Slave

Best Director:
Steve McQueen, 12 Years A Slave

Best Actor:
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Actress:
Cate Blanchet, Blue Jasmine

Best Supporting Actor:
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress:
Lupita Nyongo'o, 12 Years A Slave

Achievement in Cinematography:
Emmanuel Lubezki, Gravity

Original Screenplay:
Spike Jonze, Her

Adapted Screenplay:
12 Years A Slave, John Ridley

Best Original Song:
U2 "Ordinary Love," Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom