My picks for the Oscar winners — first the likely winner, then the possible spoiler (an * indicates what I would vote for, if someone gave me a ballot).
Watch the Oscars Sunday at 6 p.m. on ABC, with host Ellen DeGeneres.
Picture: *12 Years a Slave; Gravity.
Director: *Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity; Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave.
Actor: *Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club; Bruce Dern, Nebraska.
Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine; *Judi Dench, Philomena.
Supporting Actor: *Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club; Barkhad Abdi, Capt. Phillips.
Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave; Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle (*June Squibb, Nebraska).
Original Screenplay: *Her; American Hustle.
Adapted Screenplay: 12 Years a Slave; Capt. Phillips (*Philomena).
Cinematography: *Gravity; Inside Llewyn Davis.
Film Editing: *Gravity; Capt Phillips.
Production Design: *The Great Gatsby; Her.
Costume Design: *The Great Gatsby; 12 Years a Slave.
Original Score: *Gravity; Philomena.
Original Song: *“Let It Go,” Frozen; “Ordinary Love,” Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
Sound Mixing: Gravity; *Inside Llewyn Davis.
Sound Editing: *Gravity; Capt. Phillips.
Visual Effects: *Gravity; The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
Makeup/Hairstyling: *Dallas Buyers Club.
Foreign Language Film: The Great Beauty; The Hunt (*Omar).
Animated Feature Film: Frozen; *The Wind Rises.
Documentary Feature Film: The Act of Killing; *The Square.
Live Action Short Film: *Helium; That Wasn’t Me.
Animated Short Film: *Room on the Broom; Get a Horse!
Documentary Short Film: The Lady in No. 6; Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Pvt. Jack Hall
(*Facing Fear — about a gay bashing).