Here Are Your 2015 Oscar Nominations

January 15, 2015


Do you deserve an Academy Award for your performance this year, or were people just being sarcastic because you pretended to cry to get them to go to Subway? Time to find out, because the 2015 Oscar nominations are here:

Best Picture

American Sniper
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
The Theory of Everything


Alejandro G. Iñárritu - Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Richard Linklater - Boyhood
Bennett Miller - Foxcatcher
Wes Anderson - The Grand Budapest Hotel
Morten Tyldum - The Imitation Game

Actor in a Leading Role

Steve Carell - Foxcatcher
Bradley Cooper - American Sniper
Benedict Cumberbatch - The Imitation Game
Michael Keaton - Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
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 or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Mark Ruffalo - Foxcatcher
J.K. Simmons - Whiplash

Actress in a Supporting Role

Patricia Arquette - Boyhood
Laura Dern - Wild
Keira Knightley - The Imitation Game
Emma Stone - Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Meryl Streep - Into the Woods

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

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

Writing (Original Screenplay)

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) - Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicolas Giacobone, Armando Bo
Boyhood - Richard Linklater
Foxcatcher - Dan Futterman and E. Max Frye
The Grand Budapest Hotel - Wes Anderson
Nightcrawler - Dan Gilroy

Foreign Language Film

Ida, Poland
Leviathan, Russia
Tangerines, Estonia
Timbuktu, Mauritania
Wild Tales, Argentina

Animated Feature Film

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

Production Design

Adam Stockhausen and Anna Pinnock - The Grand Budapest Hotel
Suzie Davies and Charlotte Watts - Mr. Turner
Dennis Gassner and Anna Pinnock - Into the Woods
Nathan Crowley, Gary Fettis, and Paul Healy - Interstellar
Maria Djurkovic and Tatiana Macdonald - The Imitation Game


Emmanuel Lubezki - Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Robert Yeoman - The Grand Budapest Hotel
Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski - 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 and Jane Clive - Maleficent
Jacqueline Durran - Mr. Turner

Film Editing

Joel Cox and Gary D. Roach - American Sniper
Sandra Adair - Boyhood
Barney Pilling - The Grand Budapest Hotel
William Goldenberg - The Imitation Game
Tom Cross - Whiplash

Documentary (Feature)

Finding Vivian Maier
Last Days in Vietnam
The Salt of the Earth

Makeup and Hairstyling

Bill Corso and Dennis Liddiard - Foxcatcher
Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier - The Grand Budapest Hotel
Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou and David White - Guardians of the Galaxy

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" - The Lego Movie
"Glory" - Selma
"Grateful" - Beyond the Lights
"I'm Going to Miss You" - Glenn Campbell... I'll Be Me
"Lost Stars" - Begin Again

Sound Mixing

American Sniper
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Sound Editing

American Sniper
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Visual Effects

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,
Guardians of the Galaxy,
X-Men: Days of Future Past

Documentary (Short Subject)

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1
Our Curse
The Reaper (La Parka)
White Earth

Short Film (Animated)

The Bigger Picture
The Dam Keeper
Me and My Moulton
A Single Life

Short Film (Live Action)

Boogaloo and Graham
Butter Lamp (La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak)
The Phone Call


As for what's notable here, I'll get back to you on that shortly.

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