Oscar statue. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

Other Oscar picks

Here’s some of film critic John Wirt’s other picks to win:

Best Animated Feature: “How to Train Your Dragon 2”

Best Foreign-Language Film: “Ida” (Poland)

Original screenplay: “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness

Adapted screenplay: “The Imitation Game,” Graham Moore,

Cinematography: “Birdman,” Emmanuel Lubezki

Film editing: “Boyhood,” Sandra Adair

Best documentary: “CitizenFour,” Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy and Dirk Wilutzky

Original score: “The Theory of Everything,” Jóhann Jóhannsson

Original song: “Glory,” from “Selma,” John Stephens, aka John Legend, and Lonnie Lynn, aka Common

Makeup and hairstyling: “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier

Production design: “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Adam Stockhausen (production design) and Anna Pinnock (set decoration)

Visual effects: “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett and Erik Winquist

Sound editing: “American Sniper,” Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman

Sound mixing: “American Sniper,” John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Walt Martin