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’12 Years a Slave’ wins for best picture, ‘Gravity’ pulls in 7 Oscars

’12 Years a Slave’ wins for best picture, ‘Gravity’ pulls in 7 Oscars

By Ryan Weber and Karyna Rodriguez

March 3, 2014

"12 Years a Slave" took home the big prize at the end of the 86th Academy Awards, and "Gravity" won seven of the 10 Oscars for which it was nominated.  Both "Gravity" and "American Hustle" were nominated for 10 Academy Awards, but "American Hustle" took home none. "12 Years a Slave" was nominated for ...