2014 Oscar Predictions: Best Production Design

The high production value of the recreated 1920s sets on "The Great Gatsby" hold a commanding lead in the race for Best Production Design

The high production value of the recreated 1920s sets of “The Great Gatsby” could be the spoiler in this tight race.

Part of my reasoning for my prediction in this category is my confidence, or at least until recently, in the Best Picture category. If “12 Years a Slave” wins Best Picture, it needs to win elsewhere. It’s not guaranteed a win in actor and is losing its lead in supporting actress. Adapted Screenplay is probably their best bet, but I don’t think a film could only win one other award in addition to Best Picture. That’s why I think “12 Years a Slave” is going to upset in Best Production Design similarly to “Lincoln” last year.

Still, the general consensus is usually for the film with the most elaborate sets and that is by far “The Great Gatsby”.

Check out my predictions below and all of my Oscar predictions here!

Will Win: “12 Years a Slave”
Could Win: “The Great Gatsby”
Should Win: “Her” (The slight and understated vision of the future was so well thought out and executed.)
Should have been nominated: “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (Seriously though.)

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