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The 86th Annual Academy Awards were announced on March 2, 2014 at a show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres.
Please also check out our pieces on the staff choices for who should win "If We Picked the Winners" along with Erik Childress' predictions. And don't miss Chaz Ebert's memories of Roger's Last Oscars. Finally, note this Variety piece today about missing Roger on the red carpet this year as we all so sincerely do.
Don't miss our recap piece of Highlights of the 86th Annual Academy Awards.
Best Picture: "12 Years a Slave"
Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"
Best Adapted Screenplay: "12 Years a Slave" by John Ridley
Best Animated Film: "Frozen"
Best Documentary: "20 Feet From Stardom"
Best Foreign Language Film: "The Great Beauty"
Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, "Gravity"
Best Costume Design: Catherine Martin, "The Great Gatsby"
Best Editing: "Gravity"
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: "Dallas Buyers Club"
Best Original Score: Steven Price, "Gravity"
Best Original Song: "Let It Go", "Frozen"
Best Production Design: "The Great Gatsby"
Best Sound Editing: "Gravity"
Best Sound Mixing: "Gravity"
Best Visual Effects: "Gravity"
Best Animated Short: "Mr. Hublot"
Best Documentary Short Subject: "The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life"
Best Live Action Short: "Helium"
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