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Sean P. Means
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This film publicity image released by Fox Searchlight shows Chiwetel Ejiofor in a scene from "12 Years A Slave." This year's best picture race at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2, 2014, has shaped up to be one of the most unpredictable in years. The favorites are "12 Years a Slave," "Gravity" and "American Hustle." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Jaap Buitendijk, file)
Oscars ‘14: Last look at The Cricket’s predictions

It’s hours to go before the 86th annual Academy Awards - just long enough for a last look at The Cricket’s predictions in all 24 categories:

Picture • "12 Years a Slave"

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Actor • Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"

Actress • Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"

Supporting Actor • Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"

Supporting Actress • Lupita Nyong’o, "12 Years a Slave"

Director • Alfonso Cuarón, "Gravity"

Screenplay - Original • Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, "American Hustle"

Screenplay - Adapted • John Ridley, "12 Years a Slave"

Cinematography • Emmanuel Lubezki, "Gravity"

Production Design • Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn, "The Great Gatsby"

Costume Design • Catherine Martin, "The Great Gatsby"

Music - Original Score • Steven Price, "Gravity"

Music - Original Song • "Let It Go," from "Frozen," music and lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

Film Editing • Joe Walker, "12 Years a Slave"

Make-up and Hairstyling • Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews, "Dallas Buyers Club"

Sound Editing • Glenn Freemantle, "Gravity"

Sound Mixing • Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro, "Gravity"

Visual Effects • Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk and Neil Corbould, "Gravity"

Foreign-Language Film • "The Great Beauty" (Italy)

Animated Feature • "Frozen"

Animated Short Film • "Get a Horse!"

Documentary Feature • "20 Feet From Stardom"

Documentary Short Film • "The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life"

Live-Action Short Film • "The Voorman Problem"

Reminder: Follow The Cricket on Twitter - @moviecricket - during the Oscar telecast tonight (starting at 6:30 p.m. Mountain time).

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