January 15, 2015

2015 Oscar Nominees

Well, it's time of year again - the Oscar nominations have been announced! The Golden Globes are essentially a 'road map' to the Oscars (and the Emmys, I guess).

Either way, here they are and who I would like to each category I am interested in, where applicable. 


BEST PICTURE


American Sniper
The Imitation Game 
Birdman 
Selma 
Boyhood
The Theory of Everything 
The Grand Budapest Hotel 
Whiplash

I'd say Boyhood



LEAD ACTOR

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

My vote goes to Eddie Redmayne on this one. 



LEAD ACTRESS

Julianne Moore - Still Alice
Felicity Jones - The Theory of Everything

Rosamund Pike - Gone Girl
Reese Witherspoon - Wild
Marion Cotillard - Two Days One Night

Julianne Moore. 



DIRECTING


Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - Birdman
Richard Linklater - Boyhood
Wes Anderson - The Grand Budapest Hotel
Morten Tyldum - The Imitation Game
Bennett Miller - Foxcatcher

Richard Linklater. 




SUPPORTING ACTRESS


Patricia Arquette - Boyhood

Emma Stone - Birdman

Keira Knightley - The Imitation Game

Meryl Streep - Into the Woods

Laura Dern - Wild

Patricia Arquette.




SUPPORTING ACTOR


J.K. Simmons - Whiplash
Edward Norton - Birdman
Ethan Hawke - Boyhood
Mark Ruffalo - Foxcatcher
Robert Duvall - The Judge

J.K. Simmons.



FOREIGN


Ida

Leviathan
Tangerines
Wild Tales
Timbuktu

Leviathan


ADAPTED SCREENPLAY


The Imitation Game

Whiplash

The Theory of Everything

American Sniper

Inherent Vice

The Imitation Game



ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY


Boyhood

Birdman

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Nightcrawler

Foxcatcher

Birdman


CINEMATOGRAPHY


Birdman

Unbroken

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Mr. Turner
Ida

Unbroken


ORIGINAL SCORE


Interstellar

The Imitation Game

The Theory of Everything

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Mr Turner

Interstellar


VISUAL EFFECTS


Interstellar
Dawn of the Apes

Guardians of the Galaxy

Captain America 2

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Interstellar


EDITING 

Boyhood
Whiplash
The Imitation Game
American Sniper
The Grand Budapest Hotel


SOUND EDITING


Interstellar
Unbroken
The Hobbit: Part 3
American Sniper
Birdman

Can't decide between Interstellar and The Hobbit: Part 3


SOUND MIXING


Interstellar
Whiplash
Unbroken
American Sniper
Birdman

Interstellar

PRODUCTION DESIGN


Into the Woods
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Interstellar
The Imitation Game
Mr. Turner

Interstellar

ANIMATED


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

How to Train Your Dragon 2

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