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2014 Oscar Nominations

American Hustle Leads

By Robert T. Trate     January 16, 2014
Source: HITFIX


The 2014 OScar Nominations are in!
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The 2014 Oscar Nominations have arrived and Gravity and American Hustle lead the pack with 10 Nominations. 12 Years a Slave is right behind them with 9. The race is now on Maniacs to see all the Oscar nominated films. This is always a challenge especially when it comes to the short films and animated short films. Thankfully, Hollywood likes to release everything again or have special screening events. What is your pick for Best Picture? 
 
Best motion picture of the year
 
"American Hustle"
"Captain Phillips"
"Dallas Buyers Club"
"Gravity"
"Her"
"Nebraska"
"Philomena"
"12 Years a Slave"
"The Wolf of Wall Street"

Achievement in directing

David O. Russell, "American Hustle"
Alfonso Cuarón, "Gravity"
Alexander Payne, "Nebraska"
Steve McQueen, "12 Years a Slave"
Martin Scorsese, "The Wolf of Wall STreet"

Performance by an 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"


Performance by an actress in a leading role

Amy Adams, "American Hustle"
Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"
Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"
Judi Dench, "Philomena"
Meryl Streep, "August: Osage County"


Performance by an actor in a supporting role

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"


Performance by an actress in a supporting role

Sally Hawkins, "Blue Jasmine"
Jennifer Lawrence, "American Hustle"
Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"
Julia Roberts, "August: Osage County"
June Squibb, "Nebraska"


Adapted Screenplay

"Before Midnight"
"Captain Phillips"
"Philomena"
"12 Years a Slave"
"The Wolf of Wall Street"

Original Screenplay

"American Hustle"
"Blue Jasmine"
"Dallas Buyers Club"
"Her"
"Nebraska"

Achievement in cinematography

"The Grandmaster"
"Gravity"
"Inside Llewyn Davis"
"Nebraska"
"Prisoners"


Achievement in costume design

"American Hustle"
"The Grandmaster"
"The Great Gatsby"
"The Invisible Woman"
"12 Years a Slave"

Achievement in film editing

"American Hustle"
"Captain Phillips"
"Dallas Buyers Club"
"Gravity"
"12 Years a Slave"


Achievement in makeup and hairstyling

"Dallas Buyers Club"
"Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa"
"The Lone Ranger"

 
Original score

"The Book Thief"
"Gravity"
"Her"
"Philomena"
"Saving Mr. Banks"


Best Music (Original Song)

"Alone yet, not alone" from "Alone, Yet Not Alone"
"Happy" from DM2
"Let it Go" from "Frozen"
"The Moon Song" from "Her"
"Ordinary Love" from "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"


Achievement in production design

"American Hustle"
"Gravity"
"The Great Gatsby"
"Her"
"12 Years a Slave"

Achievement in sound editing

"All is Lost"
"Captain Phillips"
"Gravity"
"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"
"Lone Survivor"


Achievement in sound mixing

"Captain Phillips"
"Gravity"
"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"
"Inside Llewyn Davis"
"Lone Survivor"


Achievement in visual effects

"Gravity"
"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"
"Iron Man 3"
"The Lone Ranger"
"Star Trek: Into Darkness"

Best foreign language film of the year

"The Broken Circle Breakdown" (Belgium)
"The Hunt" (Denmark)
"The Great Beauty" (Italy)
"The Missing Picture" (Cambodia)
"Omar" (Palestine)

Best animated feature film of the year

"The Croods"
"Despicable Me 2"
"Ernest and Celestine"
"Frozen"
"The Wind Rises"

Best documentary feature

"The Act of Killing"
"Cutie and the Boxer"
"Dirty Wars"
"The Square"
"20 Feet From Stardom"


Best animated short

"Feral"
"Get a Horse!"
"Mr. Hublot"
"Possessions"
"Room on the Broom"

Best live action short

"A quel No Era Yo (That Wasn't Me)"
"Avant De Tout Perdre" (Just Before Losing Everything)"
"Helium"
"Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?)"
"The Voorman Problem"

Best documentary short

"CaveDigger"
"Facing Fear"
"Karama Has No Walls"
"The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life"
"Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall"

The Academy Awards ceremony  is March 2nd, 2014 on ABC. 

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Miner49er 1/16/2014 7:04:41 AM

Bale's gut and hair piece at the beginning of American Hustle are worthy of an Oscar.

Wiseguy 1/16/2014 7:38:28 AM

I second that Miner

ElBaz13 1/16/2014 8:18:44 AM

Bale was good in this movie but I fail to see it as a best picture movie.

I saw it last week and it was just "meh". Overexposed Jennifer Lawrence was just "meh". Adams was not bad and Cooper was ok. I felt as I watched this movie, something big was going to happen. Never did. I guess we all have different taste.

Lone Ranger got a nomination? LOL! Isn't that the first movie to ever get an Oscar and Razzie nom in the same year?

PhillipBrian 1/16/2014 8:32:59 AM

 Thank you Oscar. Now that these announcements have been made my local theater will finally show Dallas Buyers Club and 12 Years a Slave.  

violator14 1/16/2014 9:07:18 AM

LOL phillipbrian.

Baz-cant believe you just said ,"Overexposed Jennifer Lawrence was just "meh"." .... makes me wonder... hmmm

I just hope Gravity wins alot of awards. At the very least i think Alfonso should take the Oscar for directing for SURE.

Haven't seen Wolf of Wallstreet, but Leonardo deserves an Oscar on general principal alone for ALL his work and all the times he got passed at these fukking things. Unfortunately i have a feeling it will be Matthew or Christian to take it home even tho i havent seen American Hustle or Dallas Buyers Club. Anybody that has seen almost all these films have an opinion on best actor?

And i hope Hobbit wins some sort of sound award for Smaug alone.

 

redhairs99 1/16/2014 9:42:33 AM

I think Gravity was good but way too over-hyped.  Some of the CG looked very awkward like the pens and stuff floating around the space capsules.  Also the movements in the space suits looked like they were animated (and they were).  Not say it's not a good flick at all, but not worth the hype.  I do wish I could've seen this in 3D Imax, but I only had the chance to see it in a regular theater.  Perhaps my opinion would be different, but I doubt it.

violator14 1/16/2014 9:45:53 AM

 Ya, you would definitely be singing a different tune if u saw it in 3D Imax.

shac2846 1/16/2014 10:00:24 AM

 Gravity was made to be seen in 3d IMAX. You probably did miss something. Most reviews I've read and from what other people have told me American Hustle is like Eibaz said all build up to nothing. Great performances but the movie doesn't go anywhere. It's the only nomination I haven't seen except Her. Going to see both Hustle and Her this weekend. All the other flicks were really good. Captain Phillips really is excellent maniacs if you haven't seen it you should. 

CalamityJohnson 1/16/2014 10:36:23 AM

How the hell did Tom Hanks get gypped of a nomination for best actor in Capt Phillips? Holy Hell...

ElBaz13 1/16/2014 11:27:13 AM

@violator

Don't get me wrong, I love Jennifer Lawrence. Loved her debut in Winter's Bone which she got an Oscar nom. That also gave her the Katniss role from Hunger Games which I liked.  i just feel the press/media is hyping her too much. She's good...but not that good.  Kind of what the media/press did with Julia Roberts year's ago as "America's sweetheart" but yet her roles are just so-so.

As for American Hustle. I'm not saying it was a terrible movie. I just thought as I watched it, any given moment, I would get a crazy plot twist or something. The standards of screen writing (exposition - rising action - climax - falling action - resolution) were there but they weren't that strong. I do have to give credit to both Christian Bale and Amy Adams. They were rock solid.

 

 

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