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To me, Philomena was good but predictable. The performances were stellar, tho.

Gravity was way overrated. For what amounts to a one-person show, you really need an actress. Sandra Bullock was so anticipatory and indicative, it took me completely out of the movie. I've seen better performances of terror from second graders pretending in the sandbox. The SFX, however...

Twelve Years a Slave should win on a "Oscars always reward the difficult subject" portrayal. It should, but won't, take the acting Oscars as well (maybe Best Supporting Actress, but this ain't SAG or the Globes). Nebraska was good, Dern was great, but played basically Bruce Dern as an old man.

I'll admit I haven't seen Her, but Spike Jonez is not a director who has a great track record in awards.

It's a pity Streep is up for Best Actress, because it really should be Julia Roberts who a) was the main frikkin' character in the entire movie and b) gave a far better performance than Streep.

Supporting Actor has to be Leto. Hands down the gutsiest and best performance by an actor all year.

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