Oscars 2014: A Complete Update On The 86th Annual Academy Awards

Oscar PicJanuary 16, 2014, Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Science President, Cheryl Boone Isaacs joined in by the Heart Of The Sea star Chris Hemsworth announced the nominees for the 86th Annual Academy Awards Live from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The Oscars will be broadcast Live from Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 02, 2014 at 07:00 pm EST. Ellen DeGeneres, who previously hosted the grand awards nights way back in 2007 would be hosting the star studded event, which will air on ABC.

The annual nominees luncheon will be held on Monday, February 10, 2014 and final voting begins four days later; polls close on Tuesday, February 25, 2104 at 05:00 pm PST. The Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards presentation will take place on Saturday, February 15, 2014.

12 Years A Slave and its star Chiwetel Ejiofor are the odds on favorites from America’s Line to take home the Best Picture and Best Actor Academy Awards.

The betting line is also betting on director Steve McQueen’s slavery drama’s lead, Chiwetel Ejiofor in a slight lead for the Best Actor statuette over closest rival Dallas Buyers Club star Matthew McConaughey.

Even the most hardcore gamblers are likely to avoid betting against Cate Blanchett for Best Actress for Blue Jasmine. This Australian bombshell is a one is to five favourite, easily surpassing Sandra Bullock and her five is to one line for her role in Gravity.

Take A Look At The Oscar Nominees For 2014:

Best Picture:

American Hustle



Captain Phillips

12 Years A Slave

Dallas Buyers Club

The Wolf Of Wall Street



Best Actress In A Leading Role: 

Amy Adams – American Hustle

Judi Dench – Philomena

Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine

Meryl Streep – August: Osage County

Sandra Bullock – Gravity

Best Actor In A Leading Role:

Christian Bale – American Hustle

Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years A Slave

Bruce Dern – Nebraska

Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club

Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf Of Wall Street

Best Actress In A Supporting Role

Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine

Julia Roberts – August: Osage County

June Squibb – Nebraska

Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle

Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years A Slave

Best Actor In A Supporting Role

Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips

Jonah Hill – The Wolf of Wall Street

Bradley Cooper – American Hustle

Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club

Michael Fassbender – 12 Years A Slave

Best Animated Feature Film

The Croods – Chris Sanders, Kirk DeMicco And Kristine Belson

Despicable Me 2 – Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin And Chris Meledandri

Ernest And Celestine – Benjamin Renner And Didier Brunner

Frozen – Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee And Peter Del Vecho

The Wind Rises – Hayao Miyazaki And Toshio Suzuki

Achievement In Directing

David O. Russell – American Hustle

Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity

Alexander Payne – Nebraska

Steve McQueen – 12 Years A Slave

Martin Scorsese – The Wolf Of Wall Street

Achievement In Costume Design

Michael Wilkinson – American Hustle

William Chang Suk Ping – The Grandmaster

Catherine Martin – The Great Gatsby

Michael O’Connor – The Invisible Woman

Patricia Norris – 12 Years A Slave

Achievement In Cinematography

Philippe Le Sourd – The Grandmaster

Emmanuel Lubezki – Gravity

Bruno Delbonnel – Inside Llewyn Davis

Phedon Papamichael – Nebraska

Roger A. Deakins – Prisoners

Achievement In Film Editing

Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers And Alan Baumgarten – American Hustle

Christopher Rouse – Captain Phillips

John Mac McMurphy and Martin Pensa – Dallas Buyers Club

Alfonso Cuaron and Mark Sanger – Gravity

Joe Walker – 12 Years A Slave

Achievement In Make-Up And Hairstyling

Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews – Dallas Buyers Club

Stephen Prouty – Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

Joel Harlow And Gloria Pasqua-Casny – The Lone Ranger

Music – Original Score

John Williams – The Book Thief

Steven Price – Gravity

William Butler and Owen Pallett – Her

Alexandre Desplat – Philomena

Thomas Newman – Saving Mr. Banks

Music – Original Song

Alone Yet Not Alone From Alone Yet Not Alone – Music by Bruce Broughton; Lyric By Dennis Spiegel

Happy From Despicable Me 2 – Music And Lyric By Pharrell Williams

Let It Go From Frozen – Music and Lyric By Kristen Anderson-Lopez And Robert Lopez

The Moon Song from Her – Music By Karen O; Lyric By Karen O And Spike Jonze

Ordinary Love From Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom – Music By Paul Hewson, Dave Evans, Adam Clayton And Larry Mullen; Lyric By Paul Hewson

Achievement In Production Design

Judy Becker (Production Design); Heather Loeffler (Set Decoration) – American Hustle

Andy Nicholson (Production Design); Rosie Goodwin And Joanne Woollard (Set Decoration) – Gravity

Catherine Martin (Production Design); Beverley Dunn (Set Decoration) – The Great Gatsby

K.K. Barrett (Production Design); Gene Serdena (Set Decoration) – Her

Adam Stockhausen (Production Design); Alice Baker (Set Decoration) – 12 Years A Slave 

Best Foreign Language Film

The Broken Circle Breako (Belgium)

The Great Beauty (Italy)

The Hunt (Denmark)

The Missing Picture (Cambodia)

Omar (Palestine)

Best Documentary Feature

The Act Of Killing – Joshua Oppenheimer and Signe Byrge Sorensen

Cutie And The Boxer – Zachary Heinzerling and Lydia Dean Pilcher

Dirty Wars – Richard Rowley And Jeremy Scahill

The Square – Jehane Noujaim And Karim Amer

20 Feet From Stardom – Nominees To Be Determined

Best Documentary Short Subject

CaveDigger – Jeffrey Karoff

Facing Fear – Jason Cohen

Karama Has No Walls – Sara Ishaq

The Lady In Number 6: Music Saved My Life – Malcolm Clarke and Nicholas Reed

Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall – Edgar Barens

Best Short Film – Animated

Feral – Daniel Sousa And Dan Golden

Get A Horse! – Lauren MacMullan and Dorothy McKim

Mr. Hublot – Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares

Possessions – Shuhei Morita

Room In The Broom – Max Lang and Jan Lachauer

Best Short Film – Live Action

Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me) – Esteban Crespo

Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything) – Xavier Legrand and Alexandre Gavras

Helium – Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson

Pitaako Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?) – Selma Vilhunen and Kirsikka Saari

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