the official oscar 2015 nominations list

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    by · January 15, 2015

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    With the Golden Globes out of the way, Hollywood’s undivided attention is turning the grand daddy of award shows, The Academy Awards. Yesterday, we posted our predictions and this morning, the official nominations were announced in L.A. (How’d we do?!)

    As always, there were some surprises (Marion Cotillard) and some snubs (Jennifer Aniston) but for the most part, the usual suspects are all there: Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel and Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Birdman tied for the most nominations (9) and Alexandre Desplat’s The Imitation Game and Best Picture favorite Boyhood were close behind, with 8 and 7 nominations respectively. The Neil Patrick Harris-hosted show airs on February 22.

    Without further ado, here are the official 2015 Oscar nominations:

    Best Picture
    The Imitation Game
    American Sniper
    Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
    The Theory of Everything
    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Best Actor in a Leading Role
    Steve Carell, Foxcatcher
    Bradley Cooper, American Sniper
    Michael Keaton, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
    Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything

    Best Actress in a Leading Role
    Marion Cotillard, Two Days, One Night
    Felicity Jones, The Theory of Everything
    Julianne Moore, Still Alice
    Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
    Reese Witherspoon, Wild

    Best Actor in a Supporting Role
    Ethan Hawke, Boyhood
    Edward Norton, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
    Robert Duvall, The Judge
    Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher
    J.K. Simmons, Whiplash

    Best Actress in a Supporting Role
    Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
    Keria Knightley, The Imitation Game
    Meryl Streep, Into The Woods
    Laura Dern, Wild
    Emma Stone, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    Best Animated Feature Film
    Big Hero 6
    The Boxtrolls
    How to Train Your Dragon 2
    Song of the Sea
    The Tale of Princess Kayuga

    Best Directing
    Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
    Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
    Richard Linklater, BoyhoodBennett Miller, Foxcatcher
    Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game

    Best Original Score
    Alexandre Desplat, The Grand Budapest Hotel
    Alexandre Desplat, The Imitation Game
    Hans Zimmer, Interstellar
    Gary Yershon, Mr. Turner
    Jóhann Jóhannsson, The Theory of Everything

    Best Original Screenplay
    The Grand Budapest Hotel
    Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    Best Adapted Screenplay
    American Sniper
    The Imitation Game
    Inherent Vice
    The Theory of Everything

    See the full list here.

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