Breaking News: 12 Years a Slave Predicted Best Picture Winner

12 Years a Slave poster

The Numbers readers are making 12 Years a Slave the hot favorite to win Best Picture at tonight's Oscar ceremony, with 70% of entrants in our Predict the Academy Awards contest giving it the nod. Gravity comes a distant second with 18% of votes.

But Gravity looks likely to have the first laugh, if not the last, with wins predicted for Best Director and most of the technical categories.

Dallas Buyers Club is the dark horse tonight, with wins predicted in 3 categories, equal with 12 Years a Slave.

Full analysis coming this afternoon...

- Predicted winners in each category
- Complete vote tallies in each category


Date posted: 2014-03-02