Who will take home the Oscar for Best Actress? Vote now — with a chance to win


Calling all movie buffs. CultureMap is partnering with Hotel Derek to bring you an Oscar poll with an epic prize.

Here's how it works: Cast your vote in the following categories.

Best Supporting Actress: February 3 - 5
Best Supporting Actor: February 6 - 9
Best Actress: February 10 -16
Best Actor: February 17 - 23
Best Picture: February 24 - March 1

Now this is where it gets good. Everyone who votes will be entered to win an annual pass to Sundance Cinemas valued at $1,500. That's right. Free movies for you and a guest, seven days a week for one whole year. Even better? The more you vote, the better chance you have of scoring this sweet prize. So go crazy and vote once a day. 

What are you waiting for? Vote now.

The votes are in. See who won!
Amy Adams - American Hustle

Amy Adams plays Sydney Prosser, a con artist who persuades a small-time operator to expand the scope of his scams. This is her fifth Academy Award nomination. Read more about Adams here.

Meryl Streep - August: Osage County

Meryl Streep portrays Violet Weston, an Oklahoma matriarch whose three grown daughters return home for their father's funeral. This is her 18th Academy Award nomination; she has won three Oscars (for Kramer vs. Kramer, Sophie's Choice, and The Iron Lady). Read more about Streep here

Sandra Bullock - Gravity

Sandra Bullock portrays Ryan Stone, a medical engineer who finds herself stranded in space during her first shuttle mission. Bullock previously was awarded the Best Actress Oscar for her role in The Blind Side. Read more about her here.

Judi Dench - Philomena

Judi Dench plays Philomena, a woman searching for the child she was forced to give up for adoption years ago. This is her seventh Academy Award nomination; she previously won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in Shakespeare in Love. Read more about Dench here.

Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine

As Jasmine, Cate Blanchett portrays a formerly wealthy woman who moves in with her sister after the break-up of her marriage. This is her sixth Academy Award nomination; she won Best Supporting Actress for her role in Aviator. Read more about Blanchett here.