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2014 Oscar nominations announced

The 2014 Oscar nominees were announced this morning, and the Academy was full of surprises as usual.

Some very notable performances from this year were snubbed: The Cohen brothers’ “Inside Llewyn Davis” was passed over completely, not even picking up a nom for best original song from the most music-centric film of the year. The film’s only mention is in the cinematography and sound mixing categories.

Other notable omissions include: Joaquin Phoenix absent from the best actor category for his performance in “Her,” Emma Thompson for “Saving Mr. Banks” and Tom Hanks in “Captain Phillips.”

David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” and Alfonso CuarêÑÔ_n’s “Gravity” lead the pack with 10 nominations — “American Hustle” is the only the only film of the year to have an actor nominated in each of their respective categories. Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” follows closely behind with nine.

Below is a full list of this year’s Oscar nominees.

Best Picture

“12 Years a Slave”

“American Hustle”

“Captain Phillips”

“Dallas Buyers Club”





“The Wolf of Wall Street”

Best Actor

Christian Bale (“American Hustle”)

Bruce Dern (“Nebraska”)

Leonardo DiCaprio (“Wolf of Wall Street”)

Chiwetel Ejiofor (“12 Years a Slave”)

Matthew McConaughey (“Dallas Buyers Club”)

Best Actress

Amy Adams, (“American Hustle”)

Cate Blanchett (“Blue Jasmine”)

Sandra Bullock (“Gravity”)

Judi Dench (“Philomena”)

Meryl Streep (“August: Osage County”)

Best Supporting Actor

Barkhad Abdi (“Captain Phillips”)

Bradley Cooper (“American Hustle”)

Michael Fassbender (“12 Years a Slave”)

Jonah Hill (“Wolf of Wall Street”)

Jared Leto (“Dallas Buyers Club”)

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Lawrence (“American Hustle”)

Lupita Nyong’o (“12 Years a Slave”)

Julia Roberts (“August: Osage County”)

June Squibb (“Nebraska”)

Sally Hawkins (“Blue Jasmine”)

Best Director

Martin Scorsese (“The Wolf of Wall Street”) 

David O. Russell (“American Hustle”)

Alfonso CuarêÑÔ_n (“Gravity”)

Alexander Payne (“Nebraska”)

Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave”)

Best Adapted Screenplay

John Ridley (“12 Years a Slave”)

Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke & Richard Linklater, (“Before Midnight”_ãë)

Terence Winter, (“The Wolf of Wall Street_ãë”)

Billy Ray, (“Captain Phillips”)

Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope, (“Philomena”)

Best Original Screenplay

David O. Russell and Eric Singer (“American Hustle”)

Bob Nelson (“Nebraska”)

Spike Jonze (“Her”)

Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack (“Dallas Buyers Club”)

Woody Allen (“Blue Jasmine”)

Best Foreign Film

Denmark, “The Hunt”

Belgium, “The Broken Circle Breakdown”

Italy, “The Great Beauty”

Palestine, “Omar”

Cambodia, “The Missing Picture”

Best Documentary Feature

“20 Feet from Stardom”

“The Act of Killing”

“Dirty Wars”

“The Square”

“Cutie and the Boxer”

Best Animated Feature

“The Wind Rises”


“Despicable Me 2”

“The Croods”

“Ernest & Celestine”

Film Editing

“American Hustle”

“Captain Phillips”

“Dallas Buyers Club”


“12 Years a Slave”

Best Song

“Alone Yet Not Alone” (“Alone Yet Not Alone”)

“Happy” (“Despicable Me 2”)

“Let It Go” (“Frozen”)

“The Moon Song” (“Her”)

“Ordinary Love” (“Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”)

Best Original Score

John Williams (“The Book Thief”)

Steven Price (“Gravity”)

Alexandre Desplat (“Philomena”)

Thomas Newsman (“Saving Mr. Banks”)

William Butler and Owen Pallett (“Her”)

Best Cinematography

Philippe Le Sourd (“The Grandmaster”)

Emmanuel Lubezki (“Gravity”)

Bruno Delbonnel (“Inside Llewyn Davis”)

Roger Deakins (“Prisoners”)

Phedon Papamichael (“Nebraska”)

Costume Design

“American Hustle”

“The Grandmaster”

“The Great Gatsby”

“The Invisible Woman”

“12 Years A Slave”

Makeup and Hairstyling

“The Lone Ranger”

“Dallas Buyers Club”

“Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa”

Production Design

“American Hustle”


“The Great Gatsby”


“12 Years a Slave”

Sound Editing

“All is Lost”

“Captain Phillips”


“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”

“Lone Survivor”

Sound Mixing

“Captain Phillips”


“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”

“Lone Survivor”

“Inside Llewyn Davis”

Visual Effects
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”
“Iron Man 3”
“The Lone Ranger”
“Star Trek Into Darkness”

Short Film, Live Action
“Aquel No Era Yo” (“That Wasn’t Me”)
“Avant Que De Tout Perdre” (“Just Before Losing Everything”)
“PitêÑÔ_êÑÔ_kêÑ, Mun Kaikki Hoitaa?” (“Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?”)
“The Voorman Problem”

Short Film, Animated
“Get a Horse!”
“Mr. Hublot”
“Room on the Broom”

Documentary Short Subject
“Facing Fear”
“Karama Has No Walls”
“The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life”
“Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall”

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