2014 Oscar Nominations Set to Begin

Posted: January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Originally posted on Variety:

“American Hustle” and “Gravity” led nominations for the 86th Academy Awards with 10 each, followed by nine for “12 Years a Slave.” The trio will compete for best picture in a category that this year has nine entrants, also including “Captain Phillips,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Her,” “Nebraska,” “Philomena,” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.”

Oscar voters always provide a few surprises, but this year they outdid themselves. In a strong year, a lot of good work went unrecognized, including Paul Greengrass, Tom Hanks, Robert Redford and Emma Thompson, while critical favs “Inside Llewyn Davis,” “Saving Mr. Banks” and “Lone Survivor” got less-than-hoped-for attention.

OSCARS: Biggest Snubs and Surprises

Sally Hawkins, Christian Bale and Amy Adams were not shoo-ins, so their inclusion is a mild surprise. Bale and Adams, along with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, mean that a David O. Russell film has been repped in all four acting categories…

View original 1,686 more words

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s