Oscar Nominations for 2015!

The run up to the swankiest award ceremony of the year has begun! Yesterday (Thursday) the list of nominees for this years Academy Awards were revealed.

2014 had some amazing movies and even more amazing performances from our favourite actors and actresses so check out the list below!

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

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







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

Actor in a Supporting Role
Robert Duvall – The Judge
Ethan Hawke – Boyhood
Edward Norton – Birdman
Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher
J.K. Simmons – Whiplash

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






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

Animated Feature Film
Big Hero 6
The Boxtrolls
How to Train Your Dragon 2
Song of the Sea
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

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

Costume Design
Milena Canonero – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Mark Bridges – Inherent Vice
Colleen Atwood – Into the Woods
Anna B. Sheppard – Maleficent
Jacqueline Durran – Mr. Turner






Film Editing
Joel Cox and Gary Roach – American Sniper
Sandra Adair – Boyhood
Barney Pilling – The Grand Budapest Hotel
William Goldenberg – The Imitation Game
Tom Cross – Whiplash

Music – Original Score
Alexandre Desplat – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Alexandre Desplat – The Imitation Game
Hans Zimmer – Interstellar
Gary Yershon – Mr Turner
Jóhann Jóhannsson – The Theory of Everything

Music – Original Song
“Everything Is Awesome” by Shawn Patterson – The LEGO Movie”
“Glory” by Common and John Legend – Selma
“Grateful” by Diane Warren – Beyond the Lights
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You” by Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond – Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me
“Lost Stars” by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois – Begin Again

Production Design
The Grand Budapest Hotel –  Production design: Adam Stockhausen, Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock
The Imitation Game – Production design: Maria Djurkovic, Set Decoration: Tatiana Macdonald
Interstellar – Production design: Nathan Crowley, Set Decoration: Gary Fettis
Into the Woods – Production design: Dennis Gassner, Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock
Mr. Turner – Production design: Suzie Davies, Set Decoration: Charlotte Watts

Visual Effects
Captain America: Winter Soldier – Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Bryan Grill and Dan Sudick
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett and Erik Winquist
Guardians of the Galaxy – Stephanie Ceretti, Nicolas Aithadi, Jonathan Fawkner and Paul Corbould
Interstellar – Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher
X-Men: Days of Future Past – Richard Stammers, Lou Pecora, Tim Crosbie and Cameron Waldbauer

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Writing – Adapted Screenplay
Jason Hall – American Sniper
Graham Moore – The Imitation Game
Paul Thomas Anderson – Inherent Vice
Anthony McCarten – The Theory of Everything
Damien Chazelle – Whiplash

For the full list of Oscar nominations, check them out on the website here.

It’s set to be an exciting evening with Meryl Streep receiving her 19th nomination, The Theory of Everything and The Imitation Game both receiving a generous amount of nominations and the wonderful Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch battling it out for the title of ‘Best Actor’. We can’t wait to see the fashion on the carpet too!

The 87th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday 22nd February 2015 in Los Angeles.

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