The 86th edition of the Academy Awards takes place on Sunday, March 2 at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT live from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. Ellen DeGeneres is hosting this kudocast that airs on ABC for the second time.
We are predicting that “Gravity” will prevail with seven of its 10 nominations while “12 Years a Slave” will win three of its nine bids, including Best Picture and “American Hustle” will go one for 10. (See the full list of predicted winners below).
These predictions are based on a combination of the four sets of forecasts at Gold Derby: 30 Experts, 8 Editors, Top 24 Users (those who scored highest predicting last year’s winners) and All Users.
Best Director, Alfonso Cuaron
Best Sound Editing
Best Sound Mixing
Best Visual Effects
“12 Years a Slave”
Best Supporting Actress, Lupita Nyongo
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Animated Feature
“The Great Gatsby“
Best Costume Design
Best Production Design
Films with multiple nominations expected to be shut out include:
“Captain Phillips” (six)
“The Wolf of Wall Street” (five)
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (three)
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