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Oscar Watching: Consensus Evades 2013


Best Original Screenplay


The NYFCC brought American Hustle back into this, though I’m beginning to doubt Gravity.

1. Bob Nelson for Nebraska

2. Alfonso Cuarón and Jonás Cuarón for Gravity

3. Ethan and Joel Coen for Inside Llewyn Davis

4. David O. Russell and Eric Singer for American Hustle

5. Spike Jonze for Her

6. Woody Allen for Blue Jasmine
7. Danny Strong for Lee Daniels’ The Butler
8. Nicole Holofcener for Enough Said
9. Ryan Coogler for Fruitvale Station
10. Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack for Dallas Buyers Club

Also in the running: Kelly Marcel and Sue Smith for Saving Mr. Banks, Scott Cooper and Brad Inglesby for Out of the Furnace, Jeff Nichols for Mud, Peter Morgan for Rush Asghar Farhadi for The Past, Aaron Guzikowski for Prisoners, J.C. Chandor for All is Lost, Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright for The World’s End, Carey W. Hayes for The Conjuring, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash for The Way, Way Back, David Lowery for Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig for Frances Ha, Justin Zackham for One Chance, Scott Z. Burns for Side Effects, Derek Cianfrance, Bob Coccio, and Darius Marder for The Place Beyond the Pines

Adapted screenplay… you know where this is going.

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Donovan Warren

Donovan Warren

Donovan Warren loves the wonderful world of film and all that comes with it. He specifically loves long takes, fabulous actresses, and keeping up with the Oscar season - even when it's far too early to make sense of anything.