Mensa Members Pick Oscar® Favorites and Winners

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“American Hustle” and “Dallas Buyers Club” among favorites

Movies rank highly as a favorite pastime for members of American Mensa, the high IQ organization. With Oscar season upon us, American Mensa recently polled a random selection of its members for their predictions of who will ultimately take home the statue in six major Academy Awards categories, as well as their favorite picks. Their selections include:

Predicted Winner, Best Picture: “12 Years a Slave”
Favorite, Best Picture: “American Hustle”        

Predicted Winner, Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey – “Dallas Buyers Club”
Favorite, Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey – “Dallas Buyers Club”

Predicted Winner, Best Actress: Cate Blanchett – “Blue Jasmine”                
Favorite, Best Actress: Cate Blanchett – “Blue Jasmine”                

Predicted Winner, Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Jared Leto – “Dallas Buyers Club”                
Favorite, Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Jared Leto – “Dallas Buyers Club”                

Predicted Winner, Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Jennifer Lawrence – “American Hustle”            
Favorite, Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Jennifer Lawrence – “American Hustle”            

Predicted Winner, Best Animated Feature Film: “Frozen”                
Favorite, Best Animated Feature Film: “Frozen”

American Mensa is an organization open to anyone who scores in the top 2 percent on an accepted, standardized intelligence test. Mensa has more than 56,000 members in the United States and more than 110,000 members globally. For more information about Mensa, visit americanmensa.org or call
(800) 66-MENSA.

For more information:
Victoria Liguez: 817/607-0060 ext. 5542
victorial(at)americanmensa(dot)org
John McGill: 817/607-0060 ext. 5541
johnm(at)americanmensa(dot)org

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