March 3, 2014
'Gravity' dominates 2014 Oscars
Sci-fi drama wins seven awards
Gravity dominated last night's Oscars (March 2) after taking home seven awards.
The sci-fi drama was the big winner at the 86th Academy Awards, with Alfonso Cuaron taking home the Best Director prize and a bevy of other gongs including Best Visual Effects, Best Cinematography, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, Original Score and Editing.
However, it lost out on the Best Picture prize to Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave. McQueen's film, based on the memoirs of Solomon Northup, also won Best Adapted Screenplay while Lupita Nyong'o was named Best Supporting Actress.
Cate Blanchett won Best Actress for her role in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine, while Dallas Buyers Club boasted two acting awards: Matthew McConaughey won the Best Actor prize, while his co-star and 30 Seconds To Mars frontman Jared Leto took home the statuette for Best Supporting Actor.
The winners of the 86th Academy Awards are:
Best Supporting actor
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Best Costume design
Catherine Martin, The Great Gatsby
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews, Dallas Buyers Club
Best Short Film (animated)
Best Visual Effects
Best Documentary Short
The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life
20 Feet from Stardom
Best Foreign Film
The Great Beauty (Italy)
Best Sound Mixing
Best Sound Editing
Best Supporting Actress
Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave
Emmanuel Lubezki, Gravity
Best Production Design
Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn, The Great Gatsby
Best Original Score
Steven Price, Gravity
Best Original Song
'Let It Go', Frozen
Best Adapted Screenplay
John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave
Best Original Screenplay
Spike Jonze, Her
Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
12 Years a Slave
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