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SCORE CARD UPDATE: Sarah D. Bunting wins the Oscars Death Race

SCORE CARD UPDATE: Sarah D. Bunting wins the Oscars Death Race

Current score: Oscars 0, Sarah 61; 24 categories completed

[EDITOR’S NOTE: It’s over! With her inclusion of Best Documentary Shorts in this series, Sarah D. Bunting of has succeeded in watching every single film nominated for an Oscar this year. Congratulations, Sarah, for winning the Oscars Death Race. You can catch her down at the local bar treating herself to a pleasant alcoholic beverage, celebrating her hard-won victory. For more on how the Oscars Death Race began, click here. And you can follow Sarah through this quixotic journey here. ]For more on how the Oscars Death Race began, click here. The adventure begins.

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Best Director

Best Foreign Language Film:

Best Adapted Screenplay:

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Best Animated Feature Film:

Best Art Direction:

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Best Sound Mixing:

Best Sound Editing:

Best Original Score:

Best Original Song:

Best Documentary Feature:

    Best Documentary (short subject):

    Best Film Editing:

    Best Makeup:

    Best Costume Design:

    Best Animated Short Film:

    Best Live Action Short Film:

    Best Visual Effects:

    Sarah D. Bunting co-founded Television Without, and has written for Seventeen, New York Magazine,, Salon, Yahoo!, and others. She’s the chief cook and bottle-washer at

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    I think your score card needs to be updated up there – unless you're now working against another Sarah who has only 27 films watched.


    Yay! I do this every year too!!!
    Just finished Anonymous…Ugh.
    Keep it up! (even Transformers!)


    As per my comment on the "Rules" page you seem to be at 29 to my 24.


    Good for you. I wish I could do that. Sort of did that back in 1999 when I was trying to predict the winners for Oscar contest(s).

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