The Academy Awards are tonight and the best of the best in Hollywood are being honored for their work in 2013 and it’s a night that everyone in film looks forward to. In all, over 20 awards are being handed out but there are a few major awards that folks at home look forward to every year.
While the other awards handed out are prestigious, none are as massive as Best Picture as it’s the most coveted and career changing award in entertainment. it’s truly the Super Bowl trophy of the world of entertainment, and there were a slew of top notch films that were in the running for the award.
American Hustle – Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, and Jonathan Gordon
Captain Phillips – Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, and Michael De Luca
Dallas Buyers Club – Robbie Brenner and Rachel Winter
Gravity – Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman
Her – Megan Ellison, Spike Jonze, and Vincent Landay
Nebraska – Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa
Philomena – Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, and Tracey Seaward
12 Years a Slave – Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner,Steve McQueen, and Anthony Katagas
The Wolf of Wall Street – Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio,Joey McFarland, and Emma Tillinger Koskoff
It wasn’t at all a shock to see 12 Years a Slave win Best Picture, and it’s perhaps the most deserving of its class. The momentum was all for it, and the Oscars got their Best Picture pick right this year.