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if i were an academy member...

by jsaez
if i were an academy member... by jsaez
I have assigned myself the slightly daunting task of choosing Best Picture, Actor and Actress based on the Academy’s often lackluster, short sighted and conventional group of nominees. The Best Picture is usually the toughest (at least the acting categories tend to have a few good performances per year)… 1927-28 Picture: 7th Heaven. What really won: Wings. Picture, Unique and Artistic Production: Sunrise. What really won: Sunrise. Actor: Emil Jannings (The Last Command). Who really won: Emil Jannings (The Last Command). Actress: Janet Gaynor (Sunrise). Who really won: Janet Gaynor (Sunrise). 1928-29 Picture: The Broadway Melody. What really… Read more

I have assigned myself the slightly daunting task of choosing Best Picture, Actor and Actress based on the Academy’s often lackluster, short sighted and conventional group of nominees. The Best Picture is usually the toughest (at least the acting categories tend to have a few good performances per year)…

1927-28
Picture: 7th Heaven. What really won: Wings.
Picture, Unique and Artistic Production: Sunrise. What really won: Sunrise.
Actor: Emil Jannings (The Last Command). Who really won: Emil Jannings (The Last Command).
Actress: Janet Gaynor (Sunrise). Who really won: Janet Gaynor (Sunrise).

1928-29
Picture: The Broadway Melody. What really won: The Broadway Melody.
Actor: George Bancroft (Thunderbolt). Who really won: Warner Baxter (In Old Arizona).
Actress: Jeanne Eagels (The Letter). Who really won: Mary Pickford (Coquette).

1929-30
Picture: All Quiet on the Western Front. What really won: All Quiet on the Western Front.
Actor: Wallace Beery (The Big House). Who really won: George Arliss (Disraeli).
Actress: Greta Garbo (Anna Christie). Who really won: Norma Shearer (The Divorcee).

1930-31
Picture: The Front Page. What really won: Cimarron.
Actor: Fredric March (The Royal Family of Broadway). Who really won: Lionel Barrymore (A Free Soul).
Actress: Marlene Dietrich (Morocco). Who really won: Marie Dressler (Min and Bill).

1931-32
Picture: Shanghai Express. What really won: Grand Hotel.
Actor: Fredric March (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde). Who really won: Wallace Beery (The Champ) and Fredric March (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde).
Actress: Marie Dressler (Emma). Who really won: Helen Hayes (The Sin of Madelon Claudet).

1932-33
Picture: I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang. What really won: Cavalcade.
Actor: Charles Laughton (The Private Life of Henry VIII). Who really won: Charles Laughton (The Private Life of Henry VIII).
Actress: Katharine Hepburn (Morning Glory). Who really won: Katharine Hepburn (Morning Glory).

1934
Picture: The Gay Divorcee. What really won: It Happened One Night.
Actor: William Powell (The Thin Man). Who really won: Clark Gable (It Happened One Night).
Actress: Claudette Colbert (It Happened One Night). Who really won: Claudette Colbert (It Happened One Night).

1935
Picture: Top Hat. What really won: Mutiny on the Bounty.
Actor: Charles Laughton (Mutiny on the Bounty). Who really won: Victor McLaglen (The Informer).
Actress: Katharine Hepburn (Alice Adams). Who really won: Bette Davis (Dangerous).

1936
Picture: Libeled Lady. What really won: The Great Ziegfeld.
Actor: William Powell (My Man Godfrey). Who really won: Paul Muni (The Story of Louis Pasteur).
Actress: Carole Lombard (My Man Godfrey). Who really won: Luise Rainer (The Great Ziegfeld).

1937
Picture: The Awful Truth. What really won: The Life of Emile Zola.
Actor: Paul Muni (The Life of Emile Zola). Who really won: Spencer Tracy (Captains Courageous).
Actress: Greta Garbo (Camille). Who really won: Luise Rainer (The Good Earth).

1938
Picture: Grand Illusion. What really won: You Can’t Take It with You.
Actor: James Cagney (Angels with Dirty Faces). Who really won: Spencer Tracy (Boys Town).
Actress: Bette Davis (Jezebel). Who really won: Bette Davis (Jezebel).

1939
Picture: The Wizard of Oz. What really won: Gone with the Wind.
Actor: James Stewart (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington). Who really won: Robert Donat (Goodbye, Mr. Chips).
Actress: Vivien Leigh (Gone with the Wind). Who really won: Vivien Leigh (Gone with the Wind).

1940
Picture: Rebecca. What really won: Rebecca.
Actor: Henry Fonda (The Grapes of Wrath). Who really won: James Stewart (The Philadelphia Story).
Actress: Joan Fontaine (Rebecca). Who really won: Ginger Rogers (Kitty Foyle).

1941
Picture: Citizen Kane. What really won: How Green Was My Valley.
Actor: Cary Grant (Penny Serenade). Who really won: Gary Cooper (Sergeant York).
Actress: Barbara Stanwyck (Ball of Fire). Who really won: Joan Fontaine (Suspicion).

1942
Picture: The Magnificent Ambersons. What really won: Mrs. Miniver.
Actor: James Cagney (Yankee Doodle Dandy). Who really won: James Cagney (Yankee Doodle Dandy).
Actress: Bette Davis (Now, Voyager). Who really won: Greer Garson (Mrs. Miniver).

1943
Picture: Casablanca. What really won: Casablanca.
Actor: Humphrey Bogart (Casablanca). Who really won: Paul Lukas (Watch on the Rhine).
Actress: Jean Arthur (The More the Merrier). Who really won: Jennifer Jones (The Song of Bernadette).

1944
Picture: Double Indemnity. What really won: Going My Way.
Actor: Charles Boyer (Gaslight). Who really won: Bing Crosby (Going My Way).
Actress: Barbara Stanwyck (Double Indemnity). Who really won: Ingrid Bergman (Gaslight).

1945
Picture: Mildred Pierce. What really won: The Lost Weekend.
Actor: Ray Milland (The Lost Weekend). Who really won: Ray Milland (The Lost Weekend).
Actress: Joan Crawford (Mildred Pierce). Who really won: Joan Crawford (Mildred Pierce).

1946
Picture: It’s a Wonderful Life. What really won: The Best Years of Our Lives.
Actor: James Stewart (It’s a Wonderful Life). Who really won: Fredric March (The Best Years of Our Lives).
Actress: Celia Johnson (Brief Encounter). Who really won: Olivia de Havilland (To Each His Own).

1947
Picture: Great Expectations. What really won: Gentleman’s Agreement.
Actor: John Garfield (Body and Soul). Who really won: Ronald Colman (A Double Life).
Actress: Susan Hayward (Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman). Who really won: Loretta Young (The Farmer’s Daughter).

1948
Picture: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. What really won: Hamlet.
Actor: Laurence Olivier (Hamlet). Who really won: Laurence Olivier (Hamlet).
Actress: Olivia de Havilland (The Snake Pit). Who really won: Jane Wyman (Johnny Belinda).

1949
Picture: The Heiress. What really won: All the King’s Men.
Actor: Kirk Douglas (Champion). Who really won: Broderick Crawford (All the King’s Men).
Actress: Olivia de Havilland (The Heiress). Who really won: Olivia de Havilland (The Heiress).

1950
Picture: All About Eve. What really won: All About Eve.
Actor: William Holden (Sunset Boulevard). Who really won: José Ferrer (Cyrano de Bergerac).
Actress: Bette Davis (All About Eve). Who really won: Judy Holliday (Born Yesterday).

1951
Picture: A Streetcar Named Desire. What really won: An American in Paris.
Actor: Marlon Brando (A Streetcar Named Desire). Who really won: Humphrey Bogart (The African Queen).
Actress: Vivien Leigh (A Streetcar Named Desire). Who really won: Vivien Leigh (A Streetcar Named Desire).

1952
Picture: The Quiet Man. What really won: The Greatest Show on Earth.
Actor: Alec Guinness (The Lavender Hill Mob). Who really won: Gary Cooper (High Noon).
Actress: Julie Harris (The Member of the Wedding). Who really won: Shirley Booth (Come Back, Little Sheba).

1953
Picture: Roman Holiday. What really won: From Here to Eternity.
Actor: Montgomery Clift (From Here to Eternity). Who really won: William Holden (Stalag 17).
Actress: Audrey Hepburn (Roman Holiday). Who really won: Audrey Hepburn (Roman Holiday).

1954
Picture: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. What really won: On the Waterfront.
Actor: Marlon Brando (On the Waterfront). Who really won: Marlon Brando (On the Waterfront).
Actress: Judy Garland (A Star Is Born). Who really won: Grace Kelly (The Country Girl).

1955
Picture: Mister Roberts. What really won: Marty.
Actor: James Dean (East of Eden). Who really won: Ernest Borgnine (Marty).
Actress: Anna Magnani (The Rose Tattoo). Who really won: Anna Magnani (The Rose Tattoo).

1956
Picture: The King and I. What really won: Around the World in Eighty Days.
Actor: Laurence Olivier (Richard III). Who really won: Yul Brynner (The King and I).
Actress: Carroll Baker (Baby Doll). Who really won: Ingrid Bergman (Anastasia).

1957
Picture: 12 Angry Men. What really won: The Bridge on the River Kwai.
Actor: Charles Laughton (Witness for the Prosecution). Who really won: Alec Guinness (The Bridge on the River Kwai).
Actress: Joanne Woodward (The Three Faces of Eve). Who really won: Joanne Woodward (The Three Faces of Eve).

1958
Picture: Gigi. What really won: Gigi.
Actor: Sidney Poitier (The Defiant Ones). Who really won: David Niven (Separate Tables).
Actress: Rosalind Russell (Auntie Mame). Who really won: Susan Hayward (I Want to Live!).

1959
Picture: The Nun’s Story. What really won: Ben-Hur.
Actor: Jack Lemmon (Some Like It Hot). Who really won: Charlton Heston (Ben-Hur).
Actress: Simone Signoret (Room at the Top). Who really won: Simone Signoret (Room at the Top).

1960
Picture: The Apartment. What really won: The Apartment.
Actor: Jack Lemmon (The Apartment). Who really won: Burt Lancaster (Elmer Gantry).
Actress: Deborah Kerr (The Sundowners). Who really won: Elizabeth Taylor (Butterfield 8).

1961
Picture: The Hustler. What really won: West Side Story.
Actor: Paul Newman (The Hustler). Who really won: Maximilian Schell (Judgment at Nuremberg).
Actress: Audrey Hepburn (Breakfast at Tiffany’s). Who really won: Sophia Loren (Two Women).

1962
Picture: Lawrence of Arabia. What really won: Lawrence of Arabia.
Actor: Peter O’Toole (Lawrence of Arabia). Who really won: Gregory Peck (To Kill a Mockingbird).
Actress: Anne Bancroft (The Miracle Worker). Who really won: Anne Bancroft (The Miracle Worker).

1963
Picture: Tom Jones. What really won: Tom Jones.
Actor: Albert Finney (Tom Jones). Who really won: Sidney Poitier (Lilies of the Field).
Actress: Leslie Caron (The L-Shaped Room). Who really won: Patricia Neal (Hud).

1964
Picture: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. What really won: My Fair Lady.
Actor: Peter Sellers (Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb). Who really won: Rex Harrison (My Fair Lady).
Actress: Anne Bancroft (The Pumpkin Eater). Who really won: Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins).

1965
Picture: Darling. What really won: The Sound of Music.
Actor: Laurence Olivier (Othello). Who really won: Lee Marvin (Cat Ballou).
Actress: Julie Christie (Darling). Who really won: Julie Christie (Darling).

1966
Picture: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? What really won: A Man for All Seasons.
Actor: Richard Burton (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?). Who really won: Paul Scofield (A Man for All Seasons).
Actress: Elizabeth Taylor (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?). Who really won: Elizabeth Taylor (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?).

1967
Picture: Bonnie and Clyde. What really won: In the Heat of the Night.
Actor: Dustin Hoffman (The Graduate). Who really won: Rod Steiger (In the Heat of the Night).
Actress: Anne Bancroft (The Graduate). Who really won: Katharine Hepburn (Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner).

1968
Picture: Rachel, Rachel. What really won: Oliver!
Actor: Peter O’Toole (The Lion in Winter). Who really won: Cliff Robertson (Charly).
Actress: Joanne Woodward (Rachel, Rachel). Who really won: Katharine Hepburn (The Lion in Winter) and Barbra Streisand (Funny Girl).

1969
Picture: Z. What really won: Midnight Cowboy.
Actor: Jon Voight (Midnight Cowboy). Who really won: John Wayne (True Grit).
Actress: Jane Fonda (They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?). Who really won: Maggie Smith (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie).

1970
Picture: MASH. What really won: Patton.
Actor: Jack Nicholson (Five Easy Pieces). Who really won: George C. Scott (Patton).
Actress: Glenda Jackson (Women in Love). Who really won: Glenda Jackson (Women in Love).

1971
Picture: The Last Picture Show. What really won: The French Connection.
Actor: Peter Finch (Sunday Bloody Sunday). Who really won: Gene Hackman (The French Connection).
Actress: Jane Fonda (Klute). Who really won: Jane Fonda (Klute).

1972
Picture: The Godfather. What really won: The Godfather.
Actor: Peter O’Toole (The Ruling Class). Who really won: Marlon Brando (The Godfather).
Actress: Cicely Tyson (Sounder). Who really won: Liza Minnelli (Cabaret).

1973
Picture: Cries and Whispers. What really won: The Sting.
Actor: Marlon Brando (Last Tango in Paris). Who really won: Jack Lemmon (Save the Tiger).
Actress: Barbra Streisand (The Way We Were). Who really won: Glenda Jackson (A Touch of Class).

1974
Picture: Chinatown. What really won: The Godfather: Part II.
Actor: Al Pacino (The Godfather: Part II). Who really won: Art Carney (Harry and Tonto).
Actress: Gena Rowlands (A Woman Under the Influence). Who really won: Ellen Bustyn (Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore).

1975
Picture: Nashville. What really won: One Flew Over the Cukoo’s Nest.
Actor: Jack Nicholson (One Flew Over the Cukoo’s Nest). Who really won: Jack Nicholson (One Flew Over the Cukoo’s Nest).
Actress: Isabelle Adjani (The Story of Adele H.). Who really won: Louise Fletcher (One Flew Over the Cukoo’s Nest).

1976
Picture: Taxi Driver. What really won: Rocky.
Actor: Robert De Niro (Taxi Driver). Who really won: Peter Finch (Network).
Actress: Sissy Spacek (Carrie). Who really won: Faye Dunaway (Network).

1977
Picture: Annie Hall. What really won: Annie Hall.
Actor: John Travolta (Saturday Night Fever). Who really won: Richard Dreyfuss (The Goodbye Girl).
Actress: Diane Keaton (Annie Hall). Who really won: Diane Keaton (Annie Hall).

1978
Picture: An Unmarried Woman. What really won: The Deer Hunter.
Actor: Jon Voight (Coming Home). Who really won: Jon Voight (Coming Home).
Actress: Ingrid Bergman (Autumn Sonata). Who really won: Jane Fonda (Coming Home).

1979
Picture: Breaking Away. What really won: Kramer vs. Kramer.
Actor: Dustin Hoffman (Kramer vs. Kramer). Who really won: Dustin Hoffman (Kramer vs. Kramer).
Actress: Sally Field (Norma Rae). Who really won: Sally Field (Norma Rae).

1980
Picture: Raging Bull. What really won: Ordinary People.
Actor: Robert De Niro (Raging Bull). Who really won: Robert De Niro (Raging Bull).
Actress: Goldie Hawn (Private Benjamin). Who really won: Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner’s Daughter).

1981
Picture: Reds. What really won: Chariots of Fire.
Actor: Burt Lancaster (Atlantic City). Who really won: Henry Fonda (On Golden Pond).
Actress: Meryl Streep (The French Lieutenant’s Woman). Who really won: Katharine Hepburn (On Golden Pond).

1982
Picture: Tootsie. What really won: Gandhi.
Actor: Dustin Hoffman (Tootsie). Who really won: Ben Kingsley (Gandhi).
Actress: Jessica Lange (Frances). Who really won: Meryl Streep (Sophie’s Choice).

1983
Picture: The Right Stuff. What really won: Terms of Endearment.
Actor: Michael Caine (Educating Rita). Who really won: Robert Duvall (Tender Mercies).
Actress: Debra Winger (Terms of Endearment). Who really won: Shirley MacLaine (Terms of Endearment).

1984
Picture: A Passage to India. What really won: Amadeus.
Actor: Albert Finney (Under the Volcano). Who really won: F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus).
Actress: Vanessa Redgrave (The Bostonians). Who really won: Sally Field (Places in the Heart).

1985
Picture: Prizzi’s Honor. What really won: Out of Africa.
Actor: Jack Nickolson (Prizzi’s Honor). Who really won: William Hurt (Kiss of the Spider Woman).
Actress: Whoopi Goldberg (The Color Purple). Who really won: Geraldine Page (The Trip to Bountiful).

1986
Picture: Hannah and Her Sisters. What really won: Platoon.
Actor: Bob Hoskins (Mona Lisa). Who really won: Paul Newman (The Color of Money).
Actress: Jane Fonda (The Morning After). Who really won: Marlee Matlin (Children of a Lesser God).

1987
Picture: Hope and Glory. What really won: The Last Emperor.
Actor: Jack Nicholson (Ironweed). Who really won: Michael Douglas (Wall Street).
Actress: Holly Hunter (Broadcast News). Who really won: Cher (Moonstruck).

1988
Picture: Dangerous Liaisons. What really won: Rain Man.
Actor: Tom Hanks (Big). Who really won: Dustin Hoffman (Rain Man).
Actress: Glenn Close (Dangerous Liaisons). Who really won: Jodie Foster (The Accused).

1989
Picture: My Left Foot. What really won: Driving Miss Daisy.
Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (My Left Foot). Who really won: Daniel Day-Lewis (My Left Foot).
Actress: Isabelle Adjani (Camille Claudel). Who really won: Jessica Tandy (Driving Miss Daisy).

1990
Picture: GoodFellas. What really won: Dances with Wolves.
Actor: Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune). Who really won: Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune).
Actress: Joanne Woodward (Mr. & Mrs. Bridge). Who really won: Kathy Bates (Misery).

1991
Picture: Beauty and the Beast. What really won: The Silence of the Lambs.
Actor: Nick Nolte (The Prince of Tides). Who really won: Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs).
Actress: Laura Dern (Rambling Rose). Who really won: Jodie Foster (The Silence of the Lambs).

1992
Picture: The Crying Game. What really won: Unforgiven.
Actor: Denzel Washington (Malcolm X). Who really won: Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman).
Actress: Emma Thompson (Howards End). Who really won: Emma Thompson (Howards End).

1993
Picture: The Piano. What really won: Schindler’s List.
Actor: Anthony Hopkins (The Remains of the Day). Who really won: Tom Hanks (Philadelphia).
Actress: Holly Hunter (The Piano). Who really won: Holly Hunter (The Piano).

1994
Picture: Pulp Fiction. What really won: Forrest Gump.
Actor: Paul Newman (Nobody’s Fool). Who really won: Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump).
Actress: Winona Ryder (Little Women). Who really won: Jessica Lange (Blue Sky).

1995
Picture: Sense and Sensibility. What really won: Braveheart.
Actor: Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking). Who really won: Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas).
Actress: Meryl Streep (The Bridges of Madison County). Who really won: Susan Sarandon (Dead Man Walking).

1996
Picture: Fargo. What really won: The English Patient.
Actor: Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient). Who really won: Geoffrey Rush (Shine).
Actress: Brenda Blethyn (Secrets & Lies). Who really won: Frances McDormand (Fargo).

1997
Picture: L.A. Confidential. What really won: Titanic.
Actor: Jack Nicholson (As Good as It Gets). Who really won: Jack Nicholson (As Good as It Gets).
Actress: Helena Bonham Carter (The Wings of the Dove). Who really won: Helen Hunt (As Good as It Gets).

1998
Picture: The Thin Red Line. What really won: Shakespeare in Love.
Actor: Nick Nolte (Affliction). Who really won: Roberto Benigni (Life Is Beautiful).
Actress: Fernanda Montenegro (Central Station). Who really won: Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love).

1999
Picture: The Insider. What really won: American Beauty.
Actor: Sean Penn (Sweet and Lowdown). Who really won: Kevin Spacey (American Beauty).
Actress: Hilary Swank (Boys Don’t Cry). Who really won: Hilary Swank (Boys Don’t Cry).

2000
Picture: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. What really won: Gladiator.
Actor: Javier Bardem (Before Night Falls). Who really won: Russell Crowe (Gladiator).
Actress: Laura Linney (You Can Count on Me). Who really won: Julia Roberts (Erin Brockovich).

2001
Picture: Gosford Park. What really won: A Beautiful Mind.
Actor: Tom Wilkinson (In the Bedroom). Who really won: Denzel Washington (Training Day).
Actress: Sissy Spacek (In the Bedroom). Who really won: Halle Berry (Monster’s Ball).

2002
Picture: The Pianist. What really won: Chicago.
Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (Gangs of New York). Who really won: Adrien Brody (The Pianist).
Actress: Julianne Moore (Far From Heaven). Who really won: Nicole Kidman (The Hours).

2003
Picture: Lost in Translation. What really won: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
Actor: Bill Murray (Lost in Translation). Who really won: Sean Penn (Mystic River).
Actress: Samantha Morton (In America). Who really won: Charlize Theron (Monster).

2004
Picture: Sideways. What really won: Million Dollar Baby.
Actor: Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda). Who really won: Jamie Foxx (Ray).
Actress: Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake). Who really won: Hilary Swank (Million Dollar Baby).

2005
Picture: Brokeback Mountain. What really won: Crash.
Actor: Heath Ledger (Brokeback Mountain). Who really won: Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote).
Actress: Keira Knightley (Pride & Prejudice). Who really won: Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line).

2006
Picture: The Queen. What really won: The Departed.
Actor: Ryan Gosling (Half Nelson). Who really won: Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland).
Actress: Penélope Cruz (Volver). Who really won: Helen Mirren (The Queen).

2007
Picture: No Country for Old Men. What really won: No Country for Old Men.
Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (There Will Be Blood). Who really won: Daniel Day-Lewis (There Will Be Blood).
Actress: Julie Christie (Away from Her). Who really won: Marion Cotillard (La vie en rose).

2008
Picture: Milk. What really won: Slumdog Millionaire.
Actor: Sean Penn (Milk). Who really won: Sean Penn (Milk).
Actress:Melissa Leo (Frozen River). Who really won: Kate Winslet (The Reader).

2009
Picture: Inglourious Basterds. What really won: The Hurt Locker.
Actor: Colin Firth (A Single Man). Who really won: Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart).
Actress: Meryl Streep (Julie & Julia). Who really won: Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side).

2010
Picture: The Social Network. What really won: The King’s Speech.
Actor: Javier Bardem (Biutiful). Who really won: Colin Firth (The King’s Speech).
Actress: Natalie Portman (Black Swan). Who really won: Natalie Portman (Black Swan).

2011
Picture: The Tree of Life. What really won: The Artist.
Actor: Jean Dujardin (The Artist). Who really won: Jean Dujardin (The Artist).
Actress: Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady). Who really won: Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady).

2012
Picture: Django Unchained. What really won: Argo.
Actor: Joaquin Phoenix (The Master). Who really won: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln).
Actress: Emmanuelle Riva (Amour). Who really won: Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook).

2013
Picture: Gravity. What really won: 12 Years a Slave.
Actor: Bruce Dern (Nebraska). Who really won: Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club).
Actress: Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine). Who really won: Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine).

2014
Picture: Boyhood. What really won: Birdman.
Actor: Michael Keaton (Birdman). Who really won: Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything).
Actress: Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night). Who really won: Julianne Moore (Still Alice).

2015:
Picture: Brooklyn. What really won: Spotlight.
Actor: Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs). Who really won: Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant).
Actress: Cate Blanchett (Carol). Who really won: Brie Larson (Room).

2016:
Picture: Moonlight. What really won: Moonlight.
Actor: Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea). Who really won: Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea).
Actress: Isabelle Huppert (Elle). Who really won: Emma Stone (La La Land).

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