86th Academy Awards: Oscar winners and thoughts

News Simon Brew
3 Mar 2014 - 05:51

12 Years A Slave, Gravity, Dallas Buyers Club, Frozen and more take home the Oscars. Here's the full list of winners...

Overnight, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - AMPAS to its mates - handed out its annual clutch of Oscars. And as it turned out, the event went by the form book, with just one or two little surprises along the way.

The big prizes were split between 12 Years A Slave, Gravity and Dallas Buyers Club, with the former taking Best Picture, but Alfonso Cuaron picking up a gong for his directorial work on Gravity. Dallas Buyers Club picked up the two acting awards - for Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto - that it was broadly expected to. There were two gongs for Disney's Frozen too, in the week that it passed $1bn at the global box office.

Of the surprises? Lupita Nyong'o's award for Best Supporting Acrtress for 12 Years A Slave was welcome, and Spike Jonze won gold for his screenplay to Her.

We should give a bit shout out too to the team of Framestore in London for their now award-winning effects work on Gravity, and also to Steven Price, for his excellent score. Here, then, is the full list of winners...

Best Picture: 12 Years A Slave

Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Director: Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity

Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years A Slave

Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Original Screenplay: Her, Spike Jonze

Best Adapted Screenplay: 12 Years A Slave, screenplay by John Ridley

Best Animated Feature Film: Frozen

Best Documentary Feature: 20 Feet From Stardom

Best Foreign Language Film: The Great Beauty

Best Visual Effects: Gravity, Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk and Neil Corbould

Best Film Editing: Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger

Best Cinematography: Gravity, Emmanuel Lubezki

Best Costume Design: The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin

Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Dallas Buyers Club, Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews

Best Production Design: The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin (Production Design) and Beverley Dunn (Set Decoration)

Best Sound Mixing: Gravity, Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro

Best Sound Editing: Gravity, Glenn Freemantle

Best Original Score: Gravity, Steven Price

Best Original Song: Let It Go, from Frozen

Best Animated Short Film: Mr. Hublot, Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares

Best Live-Action Short Film: Helium, Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson

Best Documentary Short Subject: The Lady In Number 6: Music Saved My Life, Malcolm Clarke and Nicholas Reed

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