The 86th Academy Awards are days away, and I can’t hide my excitement anymore! The talented and wonderfully spontaneous TV icon, Ellen DeGeneres, will return to host the Oscars for a second time on March 2nd. What makes this even better is that she’s a big fan of the Oscars, and well, I’m a huge fans of hers. It’s a perfect match!

With the special night almost here, I have released my Oscar predictions for the top categories. Here, I’ve listed the nominees, and then, more importantly, who I think should win. (Cough cough….Leonardo DiCaprio)

Best Picture:

  • American Hustle
  • Captain Phillips
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • Gravity
  • Her
  • Nebraska
  • Philomena
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • The Wolf of Wall Street


Best Actor in Leading Role:

  • Christian Bale (American Hustle)
  • Bruce Dern (Nebraska)
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street)
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
  • Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)


Best Actress in leading Role:

  • Amy Adams (American Hustle)
  • Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
  • Sandra Bullock (Gravity)
  • Judi Dench (Philomena)
  • Meryl Streep (August: Osage County)


Best Actor in a Supporting Role:

  • Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips)
  • Bradley Cooper (American Hustle)
  • Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave)
  • Jonah Hill (The Wolf of Wall Street)
  • Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)


Best Actress in a Supporting Role:

  • Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine)
  • Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)
  • Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave)
  • Julia Roberts (August: Osage County)
  • June Squibb (Nebraska)


Best Directing:

  • American Hustle ( David O. Russell)
  • Gravity (Alfonso Cuaron)
  • Nebraska (Alexander Payne)
  • 12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen)
  • The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese)


Best Animated Feature:

  • The Croods
  • Despicable Me 2
  • Ernest & Celestine
  • Frozen
  • The Wind Rises

What are your 2014 Oscar predictions? Keep track of the nominees and winners with this printable Oscars ballot provided by Vanity Fair.

Until Next Time,

Jessica M.

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