Oscars 2015: The Nominees are in!

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Awards season is now well under way, beginning with last week’s Golden Globes and kicking up a notch with today’s Oscar nominations; otherwise considered as the silken ceremony to the Globe’s cotton (even though the Globes are way more fun with way more alcohol consumed).

Having watched the live announcement of all those lucky enough to be nominated – Thanks to President of the Academy, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, for mistakenly referring to nominee Dick Pope as Dick Poop. Who said the Oscars were no craic? – we can now share the list of Academy Awards nominees (well, let’s just do the biggies for now) right here. What about those who were snubbed? Poor Jennifer Aniston. And what about The Lego Movie? All that’s left now is to speculate over who will take home the all important gong and, more pointedly, what will they wear.

We’ve italicised our predictions. What’s your take?

Best Picture

American Sniper



Grand Budapest Hotel

The Imitation Game


The Theory of Everything


Best Director

Alejandro Inarritu – Birdman

Richard Linklater – Boyhood

Bennett Miller – Foxcatcher

Wes Anderson – The Grand Budapest Hotel

Morten Tyldum – The Imitation Game

Best Actress

Marion Cotillard – Two Days, One Night

Felicity Jones – The Theory of Everything

Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl

Reese Witherspoon – Wild

Julianne Moore – Still Alice

Best Actor

Steve Carrell – Foxcatcher

Bradley Cooper – American Sniper

Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game

Michael Keaton – Birdman

Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything

Best Supporting Actress

Patricia Arquette – Boyhood

Laura Dern – Wild

Meryl Streep – Into the Woods

Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game

Emma Stone – Birdman

Best Supporting Actor

Robert Duvall – The Judge

Ethan Hawke – Boyhood

Ed Norton – Birdman

Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher

JK Simmons – Whiplash

For the full list of categories and nominees, check out


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