The Oscar Nominations are in

Published: January 17, 2014
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Will American Hustle reign this year? Will Leonardo finally win? We can’t wait to find out!.

Will American Hustle reign this year? Will Leonardo finally win? We can’t wait to find out!.

The nominations for the 86th edition of the Academy Awards were announced on Thursday by Chris Hemsworth and Cheryl Boone Isaacs at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre. Crime-comedy drama American Hustle and 3D sci-fi thriller Gravity top the list with 10 nods each.

Here is the list of Oscar nominees 

BEST PICTURE

12 Years a Slave

Captain Phillips

Gravity

Philomena

The Wolf of Wall Street

Nebraska

American Hustle

Dallas Buyers Club

Her

BEST DIRECTOR

David O Russell  — American Hustle

Alfonso Cuaron  — Gravity

Alexander Payne  — Nebraska

Steve McQueen  — 12 Years a Slave

Martin Scorsese  — The Wolf of Wall Street 

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Christian Bale  — American Hustle

Bruce Dern  — Nebraska

Leonardo DiCaprio  — The Wolf of Wall Street

Chiwetel Ejiofor  — 12 Years a Slave

Matthew McConaughey  — Dallas Buyers Club

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Cate Blanchett  — Blue Jasmine

Amy Adams  — American Hustle

Sandra Bullock  — Gravity

Judi Dench  — Philomena

Meryl Streep  — August Osage County 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Bradley Cooper  — American Hustle

Barkhad Abdi  — Captain Phillips

Michael Fassbender  — 12 Years a Slave

Jonah Hill  — The Wolf of Wall Street

Jared Leto  — Dallas Buyers Club

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS            

Jennifer Lawrence  — American Hustle

Lupita Nyong’o  — 12 Years a Slave

Sally Hawkins  — Blue Jasmine

Julia Roberts  — August Osage County

June Squibb — Nebraska

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Despicable Me 2

Frozen

The Croods

Ernest & Celestine

The Wind Rises

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke  — Before Midnight

Billy Ray  — Captain Phillips

Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope  — Philomena

John Ridley  — 12 Years a Slave

Terence Winter  — The Wolf of Wall Street 

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Eric Warren Singer and David O Russell  — American Hustle

Woody Allen  — Blue Jasmine

Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack  — Dallas Buyers Club

Spike Jonze  — Her

Bob Nelson  — Nebraska 

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

The Great Beauty (Italy)

The Hunt (Denmark)

The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium)

The Missing Picture (Cambodia)

Omar (Palestine)

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

Let It Go — Frozen

Ordinary Love  — Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Alone Yet Not Alone  — Alone Yet Not Alone

Happy  — Despicable Me 2

The Moon Song  — Her

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

The Act of Killing

Cutie and the Boxer

Dirty Wars

The Square

20 Feet from Stardom

BEST FILM EDITING

American Hustle

Captain Phillips

Dallas Buyers Club

Gravity

12 Years a Slave

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Gravity

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Iron Man 3

The Lone Ranger

Star Trek Into Darkness

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

American Hustle

The Grandmaster

The Great Gatsby

The Invisible Woman

12 Years a Slave

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Grandmaster

Gravity

Inside Llewyn Davis

Nebraska

Prisoners

Published in The Express Tribune, January 18th, 2014.

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