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!


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



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



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



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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