Here They Are- Your 2015 Oscar Nominations!

By: Henry J. Fromage –

Well, the months upon months of anticipation are over- below are the 2015 Oscar nominations in all their glory.  I’ll write up a lengthier reaction piece in a few minutes, but for now I’ll just say that there’s a reason that today is almost more exciting than the Oscar ceremony itself- while many races seem over already, there’s surprises (and snubs- The Lego Movie, Life Itself!) aplenty in the below nominations list- see if you can spot them!

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Best Picture

1.  Boyhood

2.  Birdman

3.  Selma

4.  The Imitation Game

5.  The Theory of Everything

6.  The Grand Budapest Hotel

7.  Whiplash

8. American Sniper

 

Directing

1.  Alejandro Innaritu, Birdman

2.  Richard Linklater, Boyhood

3.  Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel

4.  Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game

5.  Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher

 

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

1.  Graham Moore, The Imitation Game

2.  Jason Hall, American Sniper

3.  Damien Chazelle, Whiplash

4.  Anthony McCarten, The Theory of Everything

5.  Paul Thomas Anderson, Inherent Vice

 

Writing (Original Screenplay)

1.  Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo, Birdman

2.  Richard Linklater, Boyhood

3.  Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler

4.  Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness, The Grand Budapest Hotel

5.   E. Max Frye & Dan Futterman, Foxcatcher

 

Actor in a Leading Role

1.  Michael Keaton, Birdman

2.  Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything

3.  Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game

4.  Steve Carrell, Foxcatcher

5.  Bradley Cooper, American Sniper

 

Actor in a Supporting Role

1.  J.K. Simmons, Whiplash

2.  Edward Norton, Birdman

3.  Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher

4.  Ethan Hawke, Boyhood

5.  Robert Duvall, The Judge

 

Actress in a Leading Role

1.  Julianne Moore, Still Alice

2.  Reese Witherspoon, Wild

3.  Felicity Jones, The Theory of Everything

4.  Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl

5.  Marion Cotillard, Two Days, One Night

 

Actress in a Supporting Role

1.  Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

2.  Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game

3.  Emma Stone, Birdman

4.  Meryl Streep, Into the Woods

5.  Laura Dern, Wild

 

Documentary (Feature)

1.  Citizenfour

2.  Last Days in Vietnam

3.  Finding Vivian Maier

4.  Virunga

5.  The Salt of the Earth

 

Foreign Language Film

1.  Ida (Poland)

2. Tangerines (Estonia)

3. Leviathan (Russia)

4. Wild Tales (Argentina)

5. Timbuktu (Mauritania)

 

Animated Feature Film

1.  Song of the Sea

2.  Big Hero Six

3.  The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

4.  How to Train Your Dragon 2

5.  The Boxtrolls

 

Cinematography

1.  Emmanuel Lubezki, Birdman

2.  Dick Pope, Mr. Turner

3.  Ryszard Lenczewski & Lukasz Zal, Ida

4.  Robert Yeoman, The Grand Budapest Hotel

5.  Roger Deakins, Unbroken

 

Production Design

1.  The Grand Budapest Hotel

2.  Mr. Turner

3.  Into the Woods

4.  The Imitation Game

5.  Interstellar

 

Sound Editing

1.  Interstellar

2.  Unbroken

3.  Birdman

4.  The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies

5.  American Sniper

 

Sound Mixing

1.  American Sniper

2.  Unbroken

3.  Birdman

4.  Whiplash

5.  Interstellar

 

Visual Effects

1.  Interstellar

2.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

3.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier

4.  X-Men: Days of Future Past

5.  Guardians of the Galaxy

 

Film Editing

1.  Boyhood

2.  The Grand Budapest Hotel

3.  The Imitation Game

4.  American Sniper

5.  Whiplash

 

Music (Original Song)

1.  “Everything is Awesome” from The Lego Movie by Tegan and Sarah

2. “Grateful” from Beyond the Lights by Rita Ora

3.  “Glory” from Selma by John Legend & Common

4.  “I’m Not Going to Miss You” from Glen Campbell… I’ll be Me by Glenn Campbell

5.  “Lost Stars” from Begin Again by Adam Levine

 

Music (Original Score)

1.  Hans Zimmer, Interstellar

2.  Johann Johannsson, The Theory of Everything

3.  Alexandre Desplat, The Imitation Game

4.  Gary Yershon, Mr. Turner

5. Alexandre Desplat, The Grand Budapest Hotel

 

Makeup

1.  Guardians of the Galaxy

2.  Foxcatcher

3.  The Grand Budapest Hotel

 

Costume Design

1.  Into the Woods

2.  The Grand Budapest Hotel

3.  Inherent Vice

4.  Maleficent

5.  Mr. Turner

 

Short Film (Animated)

1.  The Bigger Picture

2.  The Dam Keeper

3.  A Single Life

4.  Feast

5.  Me and My Moulton

 

Short Film (Live Action)

1.  The Phone Call

2.  Parvaneh

3.  Butter Lamp

4.  Aya

5.  Boogaloo and Graham

 

Documentary (Short Subject)

1.  Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1

2.  Joanna

3.  The Reaper

4.  Our Curse

5.  White Earth

About Henry J. Fromage

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