Predictions: Academy Awards Nominations 2014


Best Picture

12 Years a Slave

American Hustle



Captain Phillips

The Wolf of Wall Street


Inside Llewyn Davis

Dallas Buyers Club


…but potentially: The Butler; Blue Jasmine; Saving Mr. Banks; August: Osage County

If the Academy had the taste it thinks it does: Francis Ha; Blue Is the Warmest Color; Short Term 12

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks

Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

…but potentially: Amy Adams, American Hustle; Adéle Exarchopoulos, Blue is the Warmest Color

If the Academy had the taste it thinks it does: Brie Larson, Short Term 12; Greta Gerwig, Francis Ha

Best Actor

Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

…but potentially: Robert Redford, All Is Lost; Forest Whitaker,  The Butler; Christian Bale, American Hustle

If the Academy had the taste it thinks it does: Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis; Joaquin Phoenix, Her

Best Supporting Actor

Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

Bradley Cooper, American Hustle

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

James Gandolfini, Enough Said

…but potentially: Daniel Bruhl, Rush; Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street; Tom Hanks, Saving Mr. Banks

If the Academy had the taste it thinks it does: James Franco, Spring Breakers; Will Forte, Nebraska; Bobby Cannavale, Blue Jasmine; John Gallagher Jr., Short Term 12

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts,  12 Years a Slave

Oprah Winfrey, The Butler

June Squibb, Nebraska

…but potentially: Ocatvia Spencer, Fruitvale Station; Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine; Margo Martindale, August: Osage County

If the Academy had the taste it thinks it does: Sarah Paulson, 12 Years a Slave; Margot Robbie, The Wolf of Wall Street; Nicole Kidman, Stoker

Best Director

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

David O. Russell, American Hustle

Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street

Spike Jonze, Her

…but potentially: Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips; Alexander Payne, Nebraska; Joel & Ethan Coen, Inside Llewyn Davis

If the Academy had the taste it thinks it does: Destin Cretton, Short Term 12; Woody Allen, Blue Jasmine; Noah Baumbach, Francis Ha

Note: These predictions do not reflect my opinions of the films of the year. Imma post my faves as soon as I see the three or four flicks I still think might tickle my fanciest fancy. 

M.essage to the M.PAA with Judi Dench and Steve Coogan from Steve Coogan

In honor of Oscar season, I’m returning to tumblr. Here’s Judi Dench calling out the MPAA for its bullshit. What a goofball.


Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes Trailer

Starring Kaya Scoledario and Jessica Biel

Coachella After Party: Guess After Dark.

James McAvoy in Filth.

The Way, Way Back Trailer.

Starring Liam James, Sam Rockwell, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, & Allison Janney





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5 Apr 2013 / Reblogged from cujothebadg3r with 67,140 notes

Newest Gatsby Trailer

"One American critic was so angry she chased me to the exit to inform me, ‘This film is a call to racial violence!’ I thought not. I thought it was a call to empathy, which of all human qualities is the one this past century seemed most to need."

Roger Ebert on Do The Right Thing. (via jsmooth995)

4 Apr 2013 / Reblogged from hitrecordjoe with 2,800 notes

Nicolas Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives Trailer

Starring Ryan Gosling & Kristin Scott Thomas