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Oscar 2014: Who Will Win?

By James Carveth

On March 3, the flm industry will be lit up in bright Best Picture

lights, buzzing with anticipation awaiting the news Predicted winner – 12 Years A Slave
of who will become the next recipient of a golden

statuette modelled after the Mexican flm director This category like every year is very close to call,
and actor Emilio “El Indio” Fernandez in 1929. The the flms are all excellent achieving commercial and
Oscars ceremony is the most prestigious night in the critical success. Set in 1853, Steve McQueen’s historical
flm industry gathering up all of Hollywood’s fnest dramatic picture about a free black man abducted
in one room, each dressed up in their expensive and sold into slavery is a truly excellent flm. Although
ensemble eager to hear the winners and losers of very uncomfortable to watch, the performances by
each category. The coveted “Best Picture” category Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Lupita
being the most sought after. Nyong’o are spectacular.

The nominations for the 86 Academy Awards were Best Director
announced on January 16. Gravity, 12 years a Slave, Predicted winner – Steve McQueen, 12 Years A Slave
American Hustle, Wolf of Wall Street, Dallas Buyers

Club and Captain Phillips dominated most of the Once again this will be awarded to 12 Years a Slave and
categories. director Steve McQueen. This flm is so powerful,

with its brutal depiction of racism and slavery. With
Now let’s take a look at who will take out the major the Academy seeming to favour historical dramas
categories… (Dances With Wolves, Milk, Titanic, and Gladiator )

there is a very good chance that he will win this one.

12 Years A Slave . Source:

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