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Sasha Stone makes pleas for some underdogs now that Oscar voters have their ballots. Her top choice for Best Picture is "All is Lost," the J.C. Chandor film she calls "a moving meditation, a cinematic poem about life." Stone also makes the case for a Martin Scorsese directing bid and his "astonishing" work on "The Wolf of Wall Street." Among the acting categories, she would like to see nods for Robert Redford ("All is Lost"), Amy Adams ("Her"), and Will Forte ("Nebraska"). Awards Daily. Celebrating the stars who died in 2013, EW asked their friends or admirers to write reflections. The special section offers Jamie-Lynn Sigler on James Gandolfini; Dwayne Johnson on Paul Walker; Martin Scorsese on Roger Ebert; Mick Rock on Lou Reed; Ryan Murphy on Cory Monteith; Sally Struthers on Jean Stapleton; Brad Paisley on George Jones; Paul Anka on Annette FunicelloJimmy Kimmel on Jonathan Winters; Mackenzie Philli. »

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