And the Oscar goes to…

We are now in March and this is my first post of the month!

These are the nominees of the 86th Annual Academy Awards!

Mexican Film Director Alfonso Cuarón.
He is nominated for “Best Picture”
(as a Producer), Best Director and
Best Film Editing for “Gravity”.

Best Picture


Captain Phillips

12 Years a Slave

American Hustle



Dallas Buyers Club

The Wolf of Wall Street


Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron for Gravity

Steve McQueen for 12 years a Slave

Martin Scorsese for “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Alexander Payne for “Nebraska”

David O. Russell for “American Hustle”

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Christian Bale for “American Hustle”

Chiwetel Ejiofor for “12 Years a Slave”

Bruce Dern for “Nebraska”

Matthew McConaughey for “Dallas Buyers Club”

Leonardo Di Caprio for “The Wolf of Wall Street”.

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Amy Adams for “American Hustle”

Judi Dench for “Philomena”

Cate Blanchett for “Blue Jasmin”

Sandra Bullock for “Gravity”

Meryl Streep for “August: Osage County”

Best Actor in a Supporting role:

Barkhad Abdi for “Captain Phillips”

Bradley Cooper for “American Hustle”

Jonah Hill for “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Michael Fassbender for “12 years a Slave”

Jared Leto for “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Sally Hawkins for “Blue Jasmin”

Julia Roberts for “August: Osage County”

Jennifer Lawrence for “American Hustle”

June Squibb for “Nebraska”

Lupita Nyong’o for “12 Years Slave”

Best Cinematography:

Emmanuel Lubezski for “Gravity”

Philippe Le Sourd for “The Grandmaster”

Bruno Delbonnel for  “Inside Llewyn Davis”

Roger A. Deakins for “Prisoners”

Phedon Papamichael for “Nebraska”

Mexican cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki  is
nominated for “Gravity”.
Foreign Language Film:
Italy “The Great Beauty”
Belgium “The Broken Circle Breakdown”
Denmark: “The Hunt”
Palestine: “Omar”
Cambodia: “The Missing Picture”
“La Grande Bellezza” is the big favorite to win for Best
Foreign Language film. It has been compared to
Fellini’s classic masterpiece “La Dolce Vita”.
 Documentary Feature
The Act of Killing
Cutie and the Boxer
Dirty Wars
20 Feet from Freedom
The Square
Documentary Short Subject
Cave Digger
Facing Fear
Karama has no Walls
The Lady in Number 6: Music saved my Life
Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall
Film Editing:
Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger
Captain Phillips
Christopher Rouse
Dallas Buyers Club
John Mac McMurphy and Martin Pensa
American Hustle
Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers and Alan Baumgarten
12 Years a Slave
Joe Walker
Good Luck to all nominees… specially to Alfonso Cuarón, Emmanuel Lubezki and Lupita Nyong’o!
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