Official 2014 Oscar Picks: Akers and Cerrito reveal their ballots



Here are who Memphis’ two best Oscarologists predict will win at Sunday’s 86th Annual Academy Awards.

Do you think you can oupick them? Enter MSL’s “Beat Us at the Oscars” contest and you could win over $200 worth of prizes.


Best Picture

12 Years a Slave

Best Director

Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity

Best Actor

Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Best Supporting Actor

Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Original Screenplay


Best Adapted Screenplay

12 Years a Slave

Best Cinematography


Best Editing


Best Foreign Language Film

The Great Beauty

Best Animated Feature


Best Documentary Feature

The Act of Killing

Best Original Score

Steve Price, Gravity

Best Original Song

“Let It Go” from Frozen

Best Production Design

The Great Gatsby

Best Costume Design

The Great Gatsby

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Dallas Buyers Club

Best Sound Mixing


Best Sound Editing


Best Visual Effects


Best Documentary Short

The Lady in Number 6

Best Animated Short

Get a Horse!

Best Live Action Short

The Voorman Problem


Click here for Akers’ ballot (also found on page 38 of this week’s Memphis Flyer).

ENTER TO WIN: MSL’s “Beat Us at the Oscars” contest featuring over $200 worth of prizes.

MSL’s 2014 Oscar Handicapping Special with guests Academy Award Winner Frayser BoyIndie Memphis executive director Erik Jambor, and host of Hollywood for the House/ABC 24 news anchor Joy Lambert.


The 86th Annual Academy Awards are Sunday, March 2, at 7 p.m. on ABC.

Winners of “Beat Us at the Oscars” will be announced on the Saturday, March 8, edition of MSL on Sports 56 WHBQ/87.7 FM.


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