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BuzzHub’s Oscars 2014 Predictions

The 2014 Academy Awards are this Sunday night, and as our coverage of the Oscars draws to a close, it’s time for us to make our final predictions for this year’s ceremony, stating what we think will win, could win and should win, and what- in our opinion- was each category’s biggest snub.Best Picture

Will Win: American Hustle

Could Win: 12 Years A Slave

Should Win: Gravity

Biggest Snub: Inside Llewyn Davis

Best Director

Will Win: Alfonso Cuaron

Could Win: Steve McQueen

Should Win: Alfonso Cuaron

Biggest Snub: Woody Allen

Best Leading Actor

Will Win: Matthew McConaughey

Could Win: Leonardo DiCaprio

Should Win: Matthew McConaughey

Biggest Snub: Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips)

Best Leading Actress

Will Win: Cate Blanchett

Could Win: Amy Adams

Should Win: Sandra Bullock

Biggest Snub: Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks)

Best Supporting Actor

Will Win: Jared Leto

Could Win: Michael Fassbender

Should Win: Barkhad Abdi

Biggest Snub: George Clooney (Gravity)

Best Supporting Actress

Will Win: Lupita Nyong’O

Could Win: Jennifer Lawrence

Should Win: Julia Roberts

Biggest Snub: Oprah Winfrey (Lee Daniels’ The Butler)

Best Original Song

Will Win: Let It Go from Frozen

Could Win: Ordinary Love from Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

Should Win: The Moon Song from Her

Biggest Snub: Please Mr. Kennedy (Inside Llewyn Davis)

Best Original Screenplay

Will Win: Her

Should Win: Blue Jasmine

Best Adapted Screenplay

Will Win: 12 Years A Slave

Should Win: Philomena

Best Animated Feature

Will Win: Frozen

Should Win: Frozen

So, those are our predictions. We’ll be making a post on Monday comparing the actual winners to what we predicted above!

Look out for more Oscars coverage over the next two days!

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Lucien writes on film, television and politics at and co-hosts the podcasts Above All Else and The 99%.

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