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2015 Academy Award Nominations

2015 Academy Award Nominations

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Yup, it’s already that time of year again to race and check out all those films that have been nominated for an Academy Award. This year, there’s been a great source of films to check with eight movies being nominated. Yup, some are heavy, but that’s what the Oscars are all about, giving credit to those films that many people don’t really check out at their local multiplex.

neil patrick harris bulge host for academy awards 2015

Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting the Academy Awards 2015 this year, but producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron weren’t too quiet about who their first choice was. After seeing an eight percent increase at last years Oscars, Ellen Degeneres was their first choice and they begged for her to return a third time. She said no, and I think there was some ego since last year she received some very mixed reviews. I, for one, wasn’t too crazy about it as it is that one awards show that just seems to take itself way too seriously even when it’s supposedly not trying to.

Next on the producers list was Chris Rock and then Veep’s Julia Louise Dreyfuss but they also passed. Most people are wise to as it is a thankless job that can usually put a tarnish on many who just aren’t ready for it.

So here’s the full list below along with some fancy images for those that like their noms with fancy writing.

oscar noms for best picture 2015

Best Picture

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

Director oscar noms 2015

Best Director

Alejandro Inarritu
Richard Linklater
Bennett Miller
Wes Anderson
Mortem Tyldum

oscar noms for Actors in Leading Role 2015

Best Actor

Steve Carell
Bradley Cooper
Benedict Cumberbatch
Michael Keaton
Eddie Redmayne


Best Actress

Marion Cotillard
Felicity Jones
Julianne Moore
Rosamund Pike
Reese Witherspoon

oscar noms for Actors in Supporting Role 2015

Best Supporting Actor

Robert Duvall
Ethan Hawke
Edward Norton
Mark Ruffalo
J.K. Simmons

oscar noms for actress supporting role 2015

Best Supporting Actress

Patricia Arquette
Laura Dern
Emma Stone
Meryl Streep
Keira Knightley

oscar noms for Original Screenplay 2015

Best Original Screenplay

The Grand Budapest Hotel

oscar noms for adapted screenplay 2015

Best Adapted Screenplay

American Sniper
Tmitation Game
Inherent Vice
The Theory of Everything

oscar noms for Film Editing 2015

Best Film Editing

American Sniper
Grand Budapest Hotel
Imitation Game

Costume Design oscar noms 2015

Best Costume Design

The Grand Budapest Hote
Inherent Vice
Into the Woods
Mr. Turner

oscar noms for Production Design 2015

Best Production Design

Grand Budapest Hotel
Imitation Game
Into the Woods
Mr. Turner

oscar noms for Visual Effects 2015

Best Visual Effects

Captain America: Winter Solider
Planet of the Apes
Guardians of the Galaxy
X-Men: Days of Future Past

Cinematography osar noms 2015

Best Cinematography

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Mr. Turner

oscar noms for Original Song 2015

Best Original Song

Everything is Awesome
I’m Not Going to Miss You
Lost Stars

oscar noms for best animated feature 2015

Best Animated Feature

Big Hero 6
How to Train Your Dragon 2
Song of the Sea
Princess Kaguya

oscar noms for best animated short 2015

Best Animated Short Film

The Bigger Picture
The Dam Keeper
Me and My Moulton
A Single Life

oscar noms for Short Film Live Action 2015

Best Live Action Short Film

Boogaloo and Graham
Butter Lamp
The Phone Call

oscar noms for Documentary Feature 2015

Best Documentary Feature

Citizen Four
Finding Vivian Maier
Last Days in Vietnam
The Salt of the Earth

oscar noms for Documentary Short 2015


oscar noms for best Makeup Hairstyling 2015


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