Jan Wahl’s Oscar Predictions, Preferences & Results

You can hear KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl’s movie reviews on KCBS All News 740AM and 106.9FM Fridays at 8:53am & 4:53pm.

KCBS Entertainment Reporter Jan Wahl:

Jan Wahl: 2014 Oscar Predictions And Preferences

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SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl previewed Sunday’s 86th Annual Academy Awards and gave her predictions of who will take home an Oscar—and her choices if she was handing out the awards.

Longtime Oscar emcee Bob Hope always felt he deserved an Oscar. So he would begin the show itself by saying: Welcome to the Academy Awards..or as it is known in my house..Passover. Here are a few that will not be passed over Sunday at the Oscars, along with what Jan wished would have happen and the winners.

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12yrsaslave01 Jan Wahls Oscar Predictions, Preferences & Results(credit: Summit Entertainment)

BEST PICTURE
PREDICTION: “GRAVITY”
PREFERENCE: “NEBRASKA”

*WINNER* – “12 YEARS A SLAVE”

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dallasbuyersclub01 Jan Wahls Oscar Predictions, Preferences & Results(credit: Focus Features)

BEST ACTOR
PREDICTION: MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY (“DALLAS BUYERS CLUB”) *WINNER*
PREFERENCE: LEONARDO DICAPRIO (“THE WOLF OF WALL STREET”)

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bluejasmine02 Jan Wahls Oscar Predictions, Preferences & Results(credit: Sony Pictures Classics)

BEST ACTRESS
PREDICTION & PREFERENCE: CATE BLANCHETT
*WINNER*

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jared leto dallas buyers club1 Jan Wahls Oscar Predictions, Preferences & Results(credit: Anne Marie Fox/Focus Features)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
PREDICTION: JARED LETO (“DALLAS BUYERS CLUB) *WINNER*
PREFERENCE: MICHAEL FASSBENDER (“TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE”)

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lupita nyongo 12 years a slave Jan Wahls Oscar Predictions, Preferences & Results(credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
PREDICTION: LUPITA NYONG’O (“TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE”) *WINNER*
PREFERENCE: JULIA ROBERTS (“AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY”) SHOULD WIN.

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gravity02 Jan Wahls Oscar Predictions, Preferences & ResultsSandra Bullock in “Gravity” (credit: Warner Bros)

BEST DIRECTOR
PREDICTION: ALFONSO CUARON (“GRANITY” ) *WINNER*
PREFERENCE: ALEXANDER PAYNE (“NEBRASKA”)

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joaquin phoenix Jan Wahls Oscar Predictions, Preferences & ResultsJoaquin Phoenix in Spike Jonze’ “Her”(credit: Warner Brothers )

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
PREDICTION: SPIKE JONZE (“HER”) *WINNER*
PREFERENCE: BOB NELSON (“NEBRASKA”)

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12yearsaslave1 Jan Wahls Oscar Predictions, Preferences & Results(credit: Summit Entertainment)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
PREDICTION: TERENCE WINTER (“THE WOLF OF WALL STREET” )
PREFERENCE: TERENCE WINTER (“WOLF OF WALL STREET”)
OR BILLY RAY (“CAPTAIN PHILLIPS”)

*WINNER* – JOHN RIDLEY (“12 YEARS A SLAVE”)

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Movies To See Right Now: Philomena, The Wolf of Wall Street, Frozen, The Monuments Men, & The Great Beauty (Italian Best Foreign Film)

Home Viewing/DVD: Gravity, Nebraska, All Is Lost & The Armstrong Lie

You can hear KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl’s movie reviews on KCBS All News 740AM and 106.9FM Fridays at 8:53am & 4:53pm.

FOR A LIST OF ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS, VISIT CBSNEWS.COM

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