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It’s Oscar® time – are you up to the challenge?

Beaches Oscar Contest 2013

WINNER of this year’s challenge is Carol Deacon who is the ONLY contester to get all the correct answers! You won a pair of movie passes to Alliance Cinema in the Beach.

Beachers’ Top Choices are:
Personal Pick best actor: Daniel Day-Lewis
Personal pick best actress: Jennifer Lawerence
Personal Pick Best picture: ARGO
Personal Pick Best foreign film: Amour

WINNER of Personal Pick is: Christine Campbell! You won a $20 gift certificate to Casa diGiorgio Ristorante.

Participate in our annual Beaches|life Oscar® challenge for your chance to win a $20 gift certificate to Casa diGiorgio Ristorante, or two movie passes to the Alliance Cinema in the Beache.

How to play: Go through the following list of nominees and predict the winners. Fill in your predictions by February 23.

Everyone who had at least three correct answers will be put into the draw. Good Luck! (Contest closed February 23, 13)

[%] indicates the results we received.

THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN OUR OSCAR CHALLENGE!
HERE WERE OUR RESULTS:

Best Picture:

  1. Lincoln [50%]
  2. Argo [44%] ~ OFFICIAL OSCAR WINNER
  3. Amour [6%]
  4. Life of Pi [0%]
  5. Django Unchained [0%]
  6. Silver Linings Playbook [0%]
  7. Zero Dark Thirty [0%]
  8. Les Misérables [0%]
  9. Beasts of the Southern Wild [0%]

Best Director:

  1. Steven Spielberg, Lincoln [74%]
  2. Ang Lee, Life of Pi [13%] – OFFICIAL OSCAR WINNER
  3. David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook [13%]
  4. Michael Haneke, Amour [0%]
  5. Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild [0%]

Best Supporting Actor:

  1. Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln [31%]
  2. Alan Arkin, Argo [25%]
  3. Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained [19%] – OFFICIAL OSCAR WINNER
  4. Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook [19%]
  5. Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master [6%]

Best Supporting Actress:

  1. Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables [63%] – OFFICIAL OSCAR WINNER
  2. Sally Field, Lincoln [31%]
  3. Helen Hunt, The Sessions [6%]
  4. Amy Adams, The Master [0%]
  5. Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook [0%]

Best Actor:

  1. Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln [74%] – OFFICIAL OSCAR WINNER
  2. Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook [13%]
  3. Hugh Jackman, Les Misérables [13%]
  4. Denzel Washington, Flight [0%]
  5. Joaquin Phoenix, The Master [0%]

Best Actress:

  1. Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook [62%] – OFFICIAL OSCAR WINNER
  2. Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty [25%]
  3. Naomi Watts, The Impossible [13%]
  4. Emmanuelle Riva, Amour [0%]
  5. Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild [0%]

Best Animated Film:

  1. Brave [50%] – OFFICIAL OSCAR WINNER
  2. Wreck-it Ralph [25%]
  3. ParaNorman [13%]
  4. Frankenweenie [6%]
  5. The Pirates! Band of Misfits [6%]

Best Foreign Film:

  1. Amour, Austria [81%] – OFFICIAL OSCAR WINNER
  2. War Witch, Canada [13%]
  3. A Royal Affair, Denmark [6%]
  4. Kon-Tiki, Norway [0%]
  5. No, Chile [0%]

NEW this year! We asked: What Would Be Your Personal Pick?

Best Picture:

  1. Argo [45%]
  2. Lincoln [33%]
  3. Les Misérables [11%]
  4. Life of Pi [11%]

Best Actor:

    1. Daniel Day-Lewis [56%]
    2. Hugh Jackman [22%]
    3. Robert De Nero [11%]

Bradley Cooper [11%]

Best Actress:

  1. Jennifer Lawrence [67%]
  2. Jessica Chastain [11%]
  3. Emanuelle Riva [11%]
  4. Meryl Streep [11%]

Best Foreign Film:

  1. Amour, Austria [75%]
  2. War Witch, Canada [25%]