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Seven Features Make the Oscar Hair and Makeup Shortlist

Seven Features Make the Oscar Hair and Makeup Shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch has chosen seven films to compete in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 87th Academy Awards. On Saturday, January 10, 2015, the  branch members will view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films in order to choose the final three nominees to be announced on January 15. 
The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2”
“Foxcatcher”
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
“Guardians of the Galaxy”
“Maleficent”
“Noah”
“The Theory of Everything”

Not in the running are Disney musical “Into the Woods,” “American Sniper,” “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” “Fury,” “Gone Girl” and “Unbroken.” My picks for the final three: “Foxcatcher,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “The Theory of Everything.”

The Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network.

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