Surprises and Snubs: These are the 2015 Oscar Nominations

Leonardo DiCaprio’s least favourite time of the year is around the corner.

But before the biggest show in Hollywood kicks off, there’s a pretty major pre-event announcement to take in: ladies and gentlemen, your 2015 Oscar nominations have been revealed. 

Here are the top 10:

Best Picture

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

Best Actor

Steve Carell – Foxcatcher
Bradley Cooper – American Sniper
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game
Michael Keaton – Birdman
Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything

Best Actress

Marion Cotillard- Two Days, One Night
Felicity Jones – The Theory of Everything
Julianne Moore – Still Alice
Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl
Reese Witherspoon – Wild

Best Supporting Actor

Robert Duvall – The Judge
Ethan Hawke – Boyhood
Edward Norton – Birdman
Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher
JK Simmons – Whiplash

Best Supporting Actress

Patricia Arquette – Boyhood
Laura Dern – Wild
Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game
Emma Stone – Birdman
Meryl Streep – Into the Woods

Best Director

Alejandro González Iñárritu – Birdman
Richard Linklater – Boyhood
Bennett Miller – Foxcatcher
Wes Anderson – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Morten Tyldum – The Imitation Game

Best Original Screenplay

Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo – Birdman
Richard Linklater – Boyhood
E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman -Foxcatcher
Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Dan Gilroy – Nightcrawler

Best Foreign Film

Wild Tales

Best Documentary

Finding Vivian Maier
Last Days in Vietnam
Salt of the Earth

Best Cinematography

Emmanuel Lubezki – Birdman
Robert Yeoman – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski – Ida
Dick Pope – Mr Turner
Roger Deakins – Unbroken

The full list of nominees can be found here.

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