2014 Oscar Nominees Led by 'American Hustle' and 'Gravity'


2014 Oscar Nominees Led by 'American Hustle' and 'Gravity'


As many as nine films are nominated for Best Picture, including 'Hustle' and 'Gravity' which nab a total of 10 nominations each.

The 86th Academy Awards nominations were announced on Thursday, January 16 morning. "Nebraska" joins the usual suspects, "12 Years a Slave", "American Hustle" and "Gravity", in the Best Picture category which includes also "Captain Phillips", "Her", "Dallas Buyers Club", "Philomena" and "The Wolf of Wall Street".

Lead actor nominees go to Christian Bale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Bruce Dern and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Meanwhile, lead actress nominees go to Amy Adams, Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep, Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett.

In supporting categories, Jennifer Lawrence who won an Oscar last year for "Silver Linings Playbook", returns to the category for "American Hustle". Her co-star Bradley Cooper, who was also nominated for "Silver Linings Playbook" last year, is nominated in Supporting Actor for "American Hustle".

Best director category include Steve McQueen for "12 Years a Slave", Alfonso Cuaron for "Gravity", David O. Russell for "American Hustle", Martin Scorsese for "The Wolf of Wall Street" and Alexander Payne for "Nebraska."

In numbers, "American Hustle" and "Gravity" equally lead the list with 10 nominations. "12 Years a Slave" is closely behind with 9, followed by "Nebraska", "Captain Phillips" and "Dallas Buyers Club" at 6 each.

The 2014 Oscars will be broadcast live on March 2 on ABC from Dolby Theater at Hollywood and Highland. Ellen DeGeneres, who hosted the 2007 ceremony, returns as the emcee this year.

Best picture

Best actor Best actress Best supporting actor Best supporting actress Best director Best animated feature film Best foreign film Best original screenplay Best adapted screenplay Best original score Best original song Best cinematography Best costume design For nominees in other categories go to Oscar.go.

© AceShowbiz.com


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