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‘Birdman’ and ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Lead 2015 Oscar Nominations

'Birdman' and 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Lead 2015 Oscar Nominations

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Birdman” and Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel” led the nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards this morning. Both films scored nine nominations each, including best picture and best director. Morten Tydlum’s “The Imitation Game” followed with eight nods, while Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” and Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” landed six each.

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Best Picture

“American Sniper”
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
“The Imitation Game”
“The Theory of Everything”

Best Actor

Steve Carell, “Foxcatcher”
Bradley Cooper, “American Sniper”
Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Imitation Game”
Michael Keaton, “Birdman”
Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”

Best Actress

Marion Cotillard, “Two Days, One Night”
Felicity Jones, “The Theory of Everything”
Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”
Rosamund Pike, “Gone Girl”
Reese Witherspoon, “Wild”

Best Supporting Actor

Robert Duvall, “The Judge”
Ethan Hawke, “Boyhood”
Edward Norton, “Birdman”
Mark Ruffalo, “Foxcatcher”
J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”

Best Supporting Actress

Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”
Laura Dern, “Wild”
Keira Knightley, “The Imitation Game”
Emma Stone, “Birdman”
Meryl Streep, “Into the Woods”

Best Director

Alejandro González Iñárritu, “Birdman”
Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher”
Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Morten Tydlum, “The Imitation Game”

Best Adapted Screenplay

“American Sniper,” Jason Hall
“The Imitation Game,” Graham Moore
“Inherent Vice,” Paul Thomas Anderson
“The Theory of Everything,” Anthony McCarten
“Whiplash,” Damien Chazelle

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Best Original Screenplay

“Birdman,” Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo
“Boyhood,” Richard Linklater
“Foxcatcher,” E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Wes Anderson; Story by Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness
“Nightcrawler,” Dan Gilroy
Best Foreign Film

“Wild Tales”

Best Documentary Feature

“Finding Vivian Maier”
“Last Days in Vietnam”
“The Salt of the Earth”

Best Animated Feature

“Big Hero 6”
“The Boxtrolls”
“How to Train Your Dragon 2”
“Song of the Sea”
“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya”
Film Editing

“American Sniper”
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
“The Imitation Game”

Best Song

“Everything Is Awesome” from “The Lego Movie”; Music and Lyric by Shawn Patterson
“Glory” from “Selma”; Music and Lyric by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn
“Grateful” from “Beyond the Lights”; Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from “Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me”; Music and Lyric by Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond
“Lost Stars” from “Begin Again”; Music and Lyric by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois
Best Original Score

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

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Best Cinematography

“Birdman,” Emmanuel Lubezki
“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Robert Yeoman
“Ida,” Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski
“Mr. Turner,” Dick Pope
“Unbroken,” Roger Deakins

Costume Design

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Milena Canonero
“Inherent Vice,” Mark Bridges
“Into the Woods,” Colleen Atwood
“Maleficent,” Anna B. Sheppard and Jane Clive
“Mr. Turner,” Jacqueline Durran

Makeup and Hairstyling

“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
“Guardians of the Galaxy”

Production Design

“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
“The Imitation Game”
“Into the Woods”
“Mr. Turner”

Sound Editing

“American Sniper”
“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”

Sound Mixing

“American Sniper”

Visual Effects

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”
“Guardians of the Galaxy”
“X-Men: Days of Future Past”

Short Film, Live Action

“Boogaloo and Graham”
“Butter Lamp”
“The Phone Call”

Short Film, Animated

“The Bigger Picture”
“The Dam Keeper”
“Me and my Moulton”
“A Single Life”

Documentary Short Subject

“Crisis Hotline”
“Our Curse”
“The Reaper”
“White Earth”

The Academy Awards will take place Feb. 22 at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center, and broadcast live on ABC at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.

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Ahh, typical Brangeloonie respone" Ohh she has her kids, her ugly husband, her wealthy,etc’ Dragging in Anistons name? WTF does that have to do with Jolie’s epic failure as a director?! If she didn’t care about Oscars, then why the hell did she run a expensive multi-million Oscar campaign for 2 years? Why did she do all this promotion for Unbroken and all those magazine covers, interviews, talk-shows,etc? She was after those Oscars and got nothing! She is a spoiled, egoistical woman who only wanted those Oscars as an ego bath. Whatever helps you sleep at night loon.


now ANISTON…. i bet SHES home crying over the snub lol


or shes probably NOT home crying. shes home happy her childen are healthy and her man loves her and she is alive and with money in the bank. but whatever you need to beleive dude


Glad Angelina Jolie or her crap movie didnt get any majro award nominations. She ran such a shameless and patehtic Oscar campiagn and it got her nowehre. It goes to show you that in the end, talent and skills matter. being a spoiled rich famous celebrity and doing all this PR doesnt work. She is probably crying her eyes out over at the fact that her talentless ass didn’t get anything.


No Force Majeure nomination? Seriously? :)


Also surprised no Ralph Fiennes for GBH


Snubs that immediately come to mind: Best score for Gone Girl and Under the Skin; Best Actress, Scarlet Johannson for Under the Skin; Best Actor Jake Gyllenhaal for Night Crawler; Best Animated Film, the Lego Movie – duh!

I tune on and hear Marion's name on best actress list! This made my day brilliant.


Nathan Duke

Glad to see "Inherent Vice" grab a few nominations and pleased to see Cotillard in there, though I would have chosen her work in "The Immigrant." But David Oyelowo and Ava DuVernay were robbed. It’s ridiculous they didn’t get nominated. And where was "Life Itself" in the documentary category?

Steven B.

I am very surprised that Marion Cotillard received a nomination! She wasn’t destined to. I’m very glad she did :)


glad u dpdated list. Foxcatcher missed a best pic nod? Hmmm.


Boyhood for best editing? Curious choice!


How Jake Gyllenhaal wasn’t nominated for Nightcrawler is above me……


*4 directors.


I’m surprised to see Paul Thomas Anderson here for best original screenplay and not Gillian Flynn..interesting


oo much TBudapest ! J Anniston snub, Owelyo snub. Bradley, good for you! Best song category: It’s called ‘Lost Stars". c’mon indiewire, fix that. (Begin Again is the movie.)


Well the nominees were disappointing ( No Gyllenhaal?!?!?!) At least can still look forward to the Criterion releases later today


Because screeners didn’t go out, and Ava Duvernay hasn’t paid her dues like the 5 other directors nominated? Should make sense to anyone whose follows filmmaking….Oh wait… mean to tell me you don’t care about cinema and your only here to forward your social justice cause? Ahh, now I understand why you needed that explained.


"Cumerbatch" ? haha


How is Ava DuVernay or David Owelyo not nominated? Disgraceful.

Michael B

I know! Serious snub that.


whaaaat? no LEGO movie nom??? WHAAAAT?!?

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