Oscars 2015: And the nominees are...

  • Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jan 15, 2015 20:39 IST

The list for 2015 Academy Awards is out! Announced by directors JJ Abrams and Alfonso Cuaron and actor Chris Pine with Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the extensive list includes all 24 categories. Without further ado, here are the biggest categories:

Best Movie


Clockwise from top-left: Boyhood, The Theory of Everything, Birdman, Selma and The Imitation Game.

1. American Sniper

2. Birdman

3. Boyhood

4. The Grand Budapest Hotel

5. The Imitation Game

6. Selma

7. Theory of Everything

8. Whiplash

Best Director


Richard Linklater and Alejandro González Iñárritu

1. Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman)

2. Richard Linklater (Boyhood)

3. Bennett Miller (Foxcatcher)

4. James Marsh (Theory of Everything)

5. Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game)

Best Actor


Clockwise from top-left: Benedict Cumberbatch, Bradley Cooper, Eddie Redmayne, Michael Keaton and Steve


1. Steve Carell (Foxcatcher)

2. Bradley Cooper (American Sniper)

3. Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game)

4. Michael Keaton (Birdman)

5. Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything)

Best Actress


Clockwise from top-left: Reese Witherspoon, Felicity Jones, Marion Cotillard, Julianne Moore and Rosamund Pike.

1. Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night)

2. Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything)

3. Julianne Moore (Still Alice)

4. Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl)

5. Reese Witherspoon (Wild)

Best Supporting Actor


Mark Ruffalo, Ethan Hawke, JK Simmons

1. Robert Duvall (The Judge)

2. Ethan Hawke (Boyhood)

3. Edward Norton (Birdman)

4. Mark Ruffalo (Foxcatcher)

5. JK Simmons (Whiplash) Best Supporting Actress


Kiera Knightley, Patricia Arquette and Emma Stone

1. Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)

2. Kiera Knightley (The Imitation Game)

3. Emma Stone (Birdman)

4. Meryl Streep (Into The Woods)

5. Laura Dern (Wild)

Best Foreign Language Movie


Stills from Ida and Levithan.

1. Ida

2. Leviathan

3. Tangerine

4. Timbuktu

5. Wild Tales

Best Animated Feature


Stills from Big Hero 6, The Tale of Princess Kaguya and How To Train Your Dragon 2.

1. Big Hero 6

2. The Boxtrolls

3. How To Train Your Dragon 2

4. Song of the Sea

5. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Best Original Screenplay

1. Birdman

2. Boyhood

3. Foxcatcher

4. Theory of Everything

5. Nightcrawler

Best Adapted Screenplay
1. American Sniper
2. The Imitation Game
3. Inherent Vice
4. The Theory of Everything
5. Whiplash

Best Music
1. The Theory of Everything
2. The Imitation Game
3. Interstellar
4. Mr Turner
5. The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Original Song
1. Everything Is Awesome
2. Glory
3. Grateful
4. Lost Stars
5. Not Gonna Miss You

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