Xavier Newswire Oscar Nomination Predictions

By: Alex Spindler The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will soon announce its nominees for the 86th Academy Awards, regarded by many to be the highest accolade a film can receive. PICTURE: “12 Years a Slave,” “Gravity,” “American Hustle,” “August: Osage County,” “Saving Mr. Banks” Lackluster in comparison to last year, this year’s choices for the highly-coveted best picture will probably feature period dramas, sci-fi thrillers and modern-day tragicomedies. ACTOR: Chiwetel Ejiofor – “12 Years a Slave,” Bruce Dern – “Nebraska,” Robert Redford – “All is Lost,” Tom Hanks – “Captain Phillips,” Leonardo DiCaprio – “Wolf of Wall … Continue reading Xavier Newswire Oscar Nomination Predictions