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Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot

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  1. Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 8

    2:00 pm 3/2/2014

    A member of the Academy's directors branch tells THR that he thought "Gravity" was "an amazing accomplishment," Sandra Bullock literally "talked me into voting for her" and he voted for "Happy," by Pharrell, "because it's such a happy song."Read more

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  2. Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 7

    7:54 am 3/2/2014

    A member of the Academy's executives branch tells THR she didn't see "12 Years a Slave" because she doesn't want "terrible stuff to keep in my head," backed June Squibb because of age and history and found "Twenty Feet" subjects "delightful."Read more

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  3. Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 6

    6:40 pm 3/1/2014

    A member of the Academy's executives branch tells THR: I was "won over" for McConaughey by "True Detective," Fassbender gives "the year's great overlooked performance" and this is the "worst selection" of foreign film nominees in years.Read more

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  4. Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 5

    5:00 am 3/1/2014

    A member of the Academy's writers branch tells THR: Amy Adams' "breasts hanging down in every single costume was a little distracting," Dern "was just standing around with his mouth open," almost snubbed "Her" out of "jealousy."Read more

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  5. Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 4

    4:19 pm 2/27/2014

    A member of the Academy's PR branch tells THR: "Hustle" looks like it reused "all the sets from 'Boogie Nights,'" best actress should've been given out in July and the only thing that could've made Leto a safer bet is if Rayon was also Jewish.Read more

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  6. Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 3

    4:18 pm 2/27/2014

    A member of the Academy's executives branch talks THR's Scott Feinberg through his picks: "Gravity" is "spiritual," I'm voting for "the 'Captain Phillips' guy" and "Dallas Buyers" makeup succeeds in making stars "look like they're really dying!"Read more

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  7. Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 2

    7:00 am 2/27/2014

    A member of the Academy's sound branch talks THR's Scott Feinberg through his picks: "My wife loved 'Willamina,' but I didn’t care for it," while "Wolf of Wall Street" is "offensive" and "12 Years" star Lupita Nyong'o "ripped my heart out."Read more

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  8. Oscar Voter Reveals Brutally Honest Ballot

    7:00 am 2/26/2014

    One cranky member of the Academy's directors branch talks THR's Scott Feinberg through his picks: "'Gravity'? I've seen better things at planetariums," while Julia Roberts "was horrendous" and Meryl Streep gave "a bottom-drawer performance" in "August: Osage County."Read more

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