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Oscar Pop Quiz

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Sharpen your pencils Oscar fans!  The Academy Awards are on this Sunday night and The Wry Home is having an Oscar pop quiz.  With a prize.

I LOVE this show!

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I almost saw all of the best picture nominees.  Missed Whiplash and Selma, but made it to the others.

My quiz is in only six of the categories.  Whoever gets the most answers right, will get a little Oscar goodie in the mail.  Just jot down your answers in the comments section at the end of this blog post by 6pm on Sunday EST.

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The categories are as follows:

BEST PICTURE

American Sniper

The Theory of Everything

Whiplash

Boyhood

The Imitation Game

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Selma

Birdman

I am between two movies that start with a B.

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BEST ACTRESS

Marion Cotillard ~ Two Days, One Night

Reese Witherspoon ~ Wild

Felicity Jones ~ The Theory of Everything

Julianne Moore ~ Still Alice

Rosamund Pike ~ Gone Girl

I know Julianne is the favorite, but I am leaning towards another…

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BEST ACTOR

Steve Carell ~ Foxcatcher

Bradley Cooper ~ American Sniper

Benedict Cumberbatch ~ The Imitation Game

Michael Keaton ~ Birdman

Eddie Redmayne ~ The Theory of Everything

He deserves this one!

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Meryl Streep ~ Into the Woods

Laura Dern ~ Wild

Patricia Arquette ~ Boyhood

Emma Stone ~ Birdman

Kiera Knightly ~ The Imitation Game

12 years of devotion, well done.

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Mark Ruffalo ~ Foxcatcher

Ethan Hawke ~ Boyhood

J.K. Simmons ~ Whiplash

Robert Duvall ~ The Judge

Edward Norton ~ Birdman

My movie crush is in this category.

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BEST DIRECTOR

Alejandro G. Inarritu ~ Birdman

Richard Linklater ~ Boyhood

Bennett Miller ~ Foxcatcher

Wes Anderson ~ Grand Budapest Hotel

Morten Tyldum ~ The Imitation Game

His creativity should win him an Oscar.

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I missed The Judge and Two Days, One Night toobut more snow and freezing temps could lead to some weekend on-demanding.

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Good luck.  Enjoy the Academy Awards.  Check my Facebook page (link below) at 7pm Sunday EST for my Oscar picks.  I will announce the winner(s) in my blog post next week.  Please check-in so I can get your e-mail to send you the gift!


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