The Oscars 2014 Nominations

From the Editor…

Finally, that time of the year is here. We will once again sit and back and see who walks away with the coveted Academy Awards in Hollywood. While Ellen Degeneres gets all set to host the spectacular event before the world, let us take a look at the esteemed nominees this year.

5 Days to go; Big names, scintillating performances, undoubted speculation. Here we are with some key categories:

Best Picture

American HustleStill from American Hustle

American Hustle

Nebraska

Captain Phillips

Philomena

Dallas Buyers Club

12 Years a Slave

Gravity

The Wolf of Wall Street

 Her

 

 

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Matthew McConaugheyMatthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club

 

Christian Bale – American Hustle

Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave

Bruce Dern – Nebraska

Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club

Leonardo Di Caprio – The Wolf of Wall Street

 

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Sandra Bullock in GravitySandra Bullock in Gravity

 

Amy Adams – American Hustle

Judi Dench – Philomena

Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine

Meryl Streep – August: Osage County

Sandra Bullock – Gravity

 

Actor in a supporting role

jared-leto-dallas-buyers-club1Jared Leto in Dallas Buyers Club

Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips

Jonah Hill – The Wolf of Wall Street

Bradley Cooper – American Hustle

Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club

Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave

 

Actress in a supporting role

Julia RobertsJulia Roberts in August: Osage County

Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine

Julia Roberts – August:Osage County

Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle

June Squibb – Nebraska

Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a slave

 

Animated Feature Film

Frozen-Poster-CropA Still from Frozen

The Croods

Frozen

Despicable Me 2

The Wind Rises

Ernest & Calestine

 

Cinematography

PrisonersPrisoners

Philippe Le Sourd -The Grandmaster

Emmanuel Lubezki – Gravity

Bruno Delbonnel – Inside Llweyn Davis

Phedon Papamichael – Nebraska

Roger A. Deakins – Prisoners

 

Direction

Martin ScorseseMartin Scorsese for The Wolf of Wall Street

David O. Russell – American Hustle

Alfonso Cuarón – Gravity

Alexander Payne – Nebraska

Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave

Martin Scorsese – The Wolf of Wall Street

 

And while we wait with bated breath, praying for our favorites to lift the trophy, May the deserving win!!

 

See the full list at http://oscar.go.com/nominees

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