Who (We Think) Will Win at the 2014 Academy Awards

By  · Published on March 2nd, 2014

Whether you think of the Academy Awards as irrelevant or increasingly irrelevant, there will always be a surface-level fun to the proceedings. The gold is shiny, and beneath it there are some truly outstanding films gripping the edge of the spotlight.

Like we’ve done every year, we’ve made some predictions (using tea leaves, pig entrails and, later, Pepto Bismol) about which of those outstanding films will find the spotlight’s center.

Here are those shots in the dark, which will most likely be 110% accurate, collected in one place for your convenience.

BEST PICTURE

BEST DIRECTOR

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

BEST FILM EDITING

BEST ACTOR

BEST ACTRESS

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

BEST FOREIGN FILM

BEST DOCUMENTARY

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

See you tonight.

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