Oscars 2014 Winners Named


Taking home a total of seven awards, most of which were under technical categories, the sci-fi drama film “Gravity” by Alfonso Cuaron ended up being the Oscars’ biggest winner at the awards ceremony held on Sunday night, March 2, at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater.

Alfonso Cuaron accepts the Best Director award for “Gravity.” Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images via the Los Angeles Times

Cuaron received the Best Director award, besting Steve McQueen for “12 Years a Slave,” Alexander Payne for “Nebraska,” David O. Russell for “American Hustle,” and Martin Scorsese for “Wolf of Wall Street.” The Academy also gave “Gravity” the awards for Best Original Score, Best Visual Effects, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Editing, and Best Sound Mixing.

Brad Pitt accepting the award for “12 Years a Slave” in behalf of the film’s cast and production crew. Photo via The Hollywood Reporter

But although “Gravity” won the most number of awards, the honor of being this year’s Best Picture was given to “12 Years a Slave,” which also received Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress (for Lupita Nyong’o). Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto of “Dallas Buyers Club” received the Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor Awards, respectively. Meanwhile, Cate Blanchett was hailed Best Actress for her role in “Blue Jasmine,” while Spike Jonze’s “Her” took home Best Original Screenplay.

Check out the full list of winners below, taken from _The Hollywood Reporter_!

Best picture
“12 Years a Slave” by Steve McQueen

Best performance by an actor in a leading role
Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best performance by an actress in a leading role
Cate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine”

Achievement in directing
Alfonso Cuaron, “Gravity”

Original screenplay
Spike Jonze, “Her”

Adapted screenplay
John Ridley, “12 Years a Slave”

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)
“Let It Go” from Frozen; Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)
Steven Price, “Gravity”

Achievement in production design
“The Great Gatsby” Production Design: Catherine Martin; Set Decoration: Beverley Dunn

Achievement in film editing
Alfonso Cuaron and Mark Sanger, “Gravity”

Achievement in cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki, “Gravity”

Best performance by an actress in a supporting role
Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”

Achievement in sound editing
Glenn Freemantle, “Gravity”

Achievement in sound mixing
Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro, “Gravity”

Best foreign language film
“The Great Beauty,” Paolo Sorrentino (Italy)

Best documentary feature
“20 Feet From Stardom,” Morgan Neville, Gil Friesen and Caitrin Rogers

Best documentary short subject
“The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life,” Malcolm Clarke and Nicholas Reed

Best live-action short film
“Helium,” Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson

Achievement in visual effects
Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk and Neil Corbould, “Gravity”

Best animated feature
“Frozen,” Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee

Best animated short film
“Mr. Hublot,” Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares

Achievement in makeup and hairstyling
Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Achievement in costume design
Catherine Martin, “The Great Gatsby”

Best performance by an actor in a supporting role
Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”

What do you guys think of the results? Did any of your bets win any award?

written by chooolss on 2014-03-03 #news #film #results #academy-awards #oscars-2014

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