Buzzmeter | Oscars 2014

Oscars 2014

Last updated Feb. 24, 2014

From "Gravity" to "12 Years a Slave" and "Captain Phillips" to "American Hustle," this awards season is full of Oscar hopefuls. Our pundits have consulted the stars (the prognosticating kind) to see who they think will emerge as Oscar winners in eight key categories.

Tell us in the comments who you think deserves to win and check back for updates as the awards season progresses. The Oscars are on March 2 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

Our panel

Anthony Breznican
Anthony Breznican, Entertainment Weekly
Dave Karger
Dave Karger, Fandango
Tom O'Neil
Tom O'Neil, Gold Derby
Betsy Sharkey
Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times
Anne Thompson
Anne Thompson, Thompson on Hollywood
Glenn Whipp
Glenn Whipp, The Envelope

Best Picture

1
"12 Years a Slave"
Fox Searchlight
"12 Years a Slave"
Dave Karger
Tom O'Neil
Betsy Sharkey
Anne Thompson
Glenn Whipp
2
"Gravity"
Warner Bros. Pictures
"Gravity"
Anthony Breznican

Director

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Alfonso Cuarón, "Gravity"
Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times
Alfonso Cuarón, "Gravity"
Anthony Breznican
Dave Karger
Tom O'Neil
Betsy Sharkey
Anne Thompson
Glenn Whipp

Actor

1
Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times
Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Anthony Breznican
Dave Karger
Tom O'Neil
Betsy Sharkey
Anne Thompson
Glenn Whipp

Actress

1
Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"
Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times
Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"
Anthony Breznican
Dave Karger
Tom O'Neil
Betsy Sharkey
Anne Thompson
Glenn Whipp

Supporting Actor

1
Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Evan Agostini / Invision
Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Anthony Breznican
Dave Karger
Tom O'Neil
Betsy Sharkey
Anne Thompson
Glenn Whipp

Supporting Actress

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Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"
Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times
Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"
Anthony Breznican
Dave Karger
Tom O'Neil
Betsy Sharkey
Anne Thompson
Glenn Whipp

Original Screenplay

1
"American Hustle"
Sony Pictures
"American Hustle"
Dave Karger
Anne Thompson
Glenn Whipp
1
"Her"
Warner Bros. Pictures
"Her"
Anthony Breznican
Tom O'Neil
Betsy Sharkey

Adapted Screenplay

1
"12 Years a Slave"
Fox Searchlight
"12 Years a Slave"
Anthony Breznican
Dave Karger
Tom O'Neil
Betsy Sharkey
Anne Thompson
Glenn Whipp

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