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Oscar Nominations

January 16, 2014

The academy nominated nine films for best picture overall. They are “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Gravity,” “Her,” “Nebraska,” “Philomena,” “12 Years a Slave” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.”

The nominees for best director are Alfonso Cuaron (“Gravity”), Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave”), Alexander Payne (“Nebraska”), David O. Russell (“American Hustle”) and Martin Scorsese (“The Wolf of Wall Street”).

The nominees for best adapted screenplay are “12 Years a Slave,” “Before Midnight,” “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Philomena” and “Captain Phillips.”

The nominees for best original screenplay are “American Hustle,” “Her,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Nebraska” and “Blue Jasmine.”

The nominees for best cinematography are The Grandmaster – Philippe Le Sourd, Gravity – Emmanuel Lubezki, Inside Llewyn Davis – Bruno Delbonnel, Nebraska – Phedon Papamichael, Prisoners – Roger A. Deakins

The nominees for best actor are Christian Bale (“American Hustle”), Bruce Dern (“Nebraska”), Leonardo DiCaprio (“The Wolf of Wall Street”), Chiwetel Ejiofor (“12 Years a Slave”) and Matthew McConaughey (“Dallas Buyers Club”).

The nominees for best actress are Amy Adams (“American Hustle”), Cate Blanchett (“Blue Jasmine”), Sandra Bullock (“Gravity”), Judi Dench (“Philomena”) and Meryl Streep (“August: Osage County”).

The nominees for best supporting actor are Barkhad Abdi (“Captain Phillips”), Bradley Cooper (“American Hustle”), Michael Fassbender (“12 Years a Slave”), Jonah Hill (“The Wolf of Wall Street”) and Jared Leto (“Dallas Buyers Club”).

The nominees for best supporting actress are Sally Hawkins (“Blue Jasmine”), Jennifer Lawrence (“American Hustle”), Lupita Nyong’o (“12 Years a Slave”), Julia Roberts (“August: Osage County”) and June Squibb (“Nebraska”).

The 86th Academy Awards will air March 2. The show will be on ABC.



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  1. Edward Potter permalink

    Gee..I no longer have to read THE NY TIMES ENTERTAINMENT SECTION!



    • Yes, faster than a speeding bullet, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, more entertainment for your dollar than the NYTimes Entertainment section…That’s why you follow f/stop Fitzgerald…


  2. And what are Your picks?! Spill!


    • Picks or likes?

      As far as picks go: American Hustle; Bruce Dern but it might be dark horse McConaughey; Cate Blanchett; Jared Leto; Lupita Nyong’o…

      If I were king of the jungle: Holy Motors; maybe Christian Bale or Bruce Dern; Cate Blanchett; Paul Greengrass…


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