The worst of the 2015 Oscar nominations
Ive been trying hard to resist the feel-bad urges of outrage, particularly when they come from a predicable source. But the 2015 Oscar nominations released this morning contain enough bad decisions that reveal what we should value in filmmaking that I .
OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2015: Laura Poitras on the Uncertainties Surrounding Citizenfour
. The director said she was unsure how the film, which touches on raw nerves, would be received.
OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2015: Laura Poitras on the Uncertainties.
Laura Poitrass ���Citizenfour,��� about Edward J. Snowdens leak of National Security Agency documents, has long been seen as the front-runner for the best documentary Oscar. It plays out like a thriller while touching on one of��.
Forecasts and Favorites: the Critics Weigh In
Circle Your Choices When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 2002 Oscar nominations last month, Chicago swept the field with 13, followed by Gangs of New York with 10 and The Hours with 9. Below, the list of nominees for the Academy Awards ceremony on March 23. BEST PICTURE Chicago Gangs of New York The Hours The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers The Pianist
Factbox: 2015 Oscar Nominations in Key Categories
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced nominations on Thursday for the 87th Academy Awards. Winners will be revealed in Los Angeles on Feb. 22.
OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2015: Michael Keaton Plans to Spend the Day Smiling
. An Academy Award nod caps off a week that started with a Golden Globe win.
2015 Animation OSCAR NOMINATIONS: Full Coverage.
We present complete coverage of the animation-related Oscar nominees for the 87th annual Academy Awards.
2015 OSCAR NOMINATIONS ��� Snubs and Surprises! - Perez Hilton
The Oscar nominations for 2015 were announced this morning and were still in shock by all the actors and actresses left out of The Academys noms! Nothing for Jennifer Anistons performance in Cake? Selma earned a Best��.
The 8 Biggest Snubs and Surprises of the 2015 Oscar Nominations
When you hear people gasping in the room where the Academy Award nominations are read aloud, you know youve got some snubs and surprises on your hand. The 2015 batch of Oscar nominations had plenty of shockers in store, from snubs for beloved .
Climbing Mt. Oscar: So Many Movies, So Little Time
March 7, 2000. Days remaining: 19. Best film nominees seen: 5 of 5 (excellent). Best actor and actress nominees seen: 16 of 20 (very good). Films of best director nominees seen: 5 of 5 (excellent). Best screenplay nominees seen: 9 of 10 (v.g.). Calories consumed in process: 6,400, mostly three-ounce boxes of Milk Duds (unfortunate). THIS year Im really going to do it. When Billy Crystal bounds onto the stage of the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium on March 26, I will have seen every single film and performance nominated for an Academy Award in every major category, so help me God. Even if I have to go to a movie about an old man driving a lawn mower across Iowa.. Anita Gates article on her rush to see all the Oscar-nominated films before the award ceremony; cartoon (M)
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The nominations for the 87th Annual Academy Awards took place this morning, and we have your list of the major categories HERE! Boyhood and Birdman were the big winners at the Golden Globes earlier this week, and the��.
Twitter Reacts To The All-White/All-Male OSCAR NOMINATIONS.
Twitter got quite angry at the 2015 Oscar nominations!
Birdman and Grand Budapest Hotel Lead 2015 Oscar.
This years Oscar nominations are in. Heres the full list of nominees.
OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2015: Academy Surprisingly Overlooks Ebert Film
. What is it about the Academy and Steve James? It famously omitted his “Hoop Dreams” from nominations and now it has snubbed his Roger Ebert documentary, “Life Itself.”
Oscars 2015: Hollywood reacts to nominations
To ring my parents who are both actors and tell them that their only son has been nominated for an Oscar is one of the proudest moments of my life. - Benedict Cumberbatch on his best actor nod for The Imitation Game, per The Associated Press.
Oscars 2015: Diversity is the biggest nomination snub
Since its arrival in theaters last month, the civil rights drama Selma has earned critical praise and predictions of Oscar glory. But when Academy Awards voters on Thursday revealed their choices, the film was mostly overlooked. Selma, about the Rev.
Oscar Nominations 2015: Bradley Cooper on His Third Nod.
Oscar Nominations 2015: Bradley Cooper on His Third Nod in 3 Years. By Kathryn Shattuck. January 15, 2015 1:20 pm January 15, 2015 1:20 pm. Photo. Bradley Cooper in American Sniper.Credit Warner Brothers Pictures. Bradley Cooper��.
A Nominees Story: Champagne and Sheer Terror
YOU direct a movie. Or produce one. Its taken you two to three years -- maybe even six or seven -- to get it made. If it does well, youre thrilled. If the critics like it, youre delighted. If both happen, youre terrified. Because now you start thinking about awards.. Article by Edward Zwick, film and television writer, producer and director, on the ordeal of being nominated for an Academy Award; cartoon (M)
Oscar Nominations 2015: Bradley Cooper on His Third Nod in 3 Years
. The actor says “American Sniper” should be seen as a window into the plight of soldiers and their treatment.
Oscars 2015: See the Full List of Nominees
Boyhood, Birdman, and The Imitation Game all came out of this mornings Oscar nominations looking strong, in an echo of last years three-movie race to best picture. All three of these best picture nominees saw their directors, screenplays, and two of.
Who was missing from the Oscar nominations?
The Oscar nominations announced Thursday morning included not a single person of color in any of the four acting categories. Of all 35 people nominated for acting, writing or directing awards, only Mexican film director Alejandro Gonz��lez I����rritu is .
The 10 Biggest Surprises of the 2015 Oscars Nominations.
The 2015 Oscar nominations have arrived and they definitely came with some major surprises. The Grand Budapest Hotel tied Birdman for most nominations overall, which was a bit of a surprise in itself (many expected��.
Oscar nominations 2015: American Sniper comes out of hiding
Did American Sniper just upend the Oscar race? Until Thursday, Boyhood and Birdman have dominated the awards season, and the two films pulled in a total of 15 Oscar nominations for the 87th Academy Awards. But it was American Sniper that .
Oscar Nominations -- Poop Got Nominated for an. - TMZ.com
Isaacs had an embarrassing gaffe during Thursday mornings announcement of this years Oscar nominees. She was reading off the names of the nominees for Best Cinematography when she mistakenly referred to Dick��.
Oscar Nominations Announced for Lead Actor
The 87th annual Academy Award nominations for lead actor in a motion picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, California, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Interstellar Earns Pair of Sound OSCAR NOMINATIONS - The.
Christopher Nolans Interstellar may have received some complaints about its sound when it opened, but apparently, the Motion Picture Academys sound branch wasnt as concerned. The film was nominated for both sound��.
Let’s Retire the Term ‘Oscar Worthy’
. Why should we pretend that aesthetic merit has anything to do with the nomination process?
OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2015: #OscarsSoWhite Emerges as Response
. Twitter users responded to a lack of Oscar nominees of color with a hashtag that was used thousands of times in the hours after the Academy made its announcement.
Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
The 2015 Academy Award nominations were announced this morning, and for the first time ever all 24 nominations were broadcast live. The nominations were announced by directors J.J Abrams and Alfonso Cuar��n, Chris Pine, and Academy President .
The 2015 OSCAR NOMINATIONS: ���Selma��� Snubbed and Wes Anderson Triumphant
In 2009, the Academy expanded the number of Best Picture Oscar nominees from five to ten, in order to make room for big-budget, big-studio movies that were being shut out by limited-release movies and foreign films. The most egregious omission was said .
Are Oscar Nominations Moving in the Wrong Direction?
On Thursday morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences delivered its answer: Yes. Mr. Buchanan had identified Ava DuVernays ���Selma��� as a film with the potential to yield some nominees of color: ���On paper, this is a serious Oscar.
OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2015: Michael Keaton Plans to Spend.
Written and directed by Alejandro G. I����rritu, ���Birdman��� garnered nine Oscar nominations. ���Lets remember that comedy seldom gets recognized,��� Mr. Keaton said, ���I feel good about what Alejandro pulled off. And I hope��.
OSCAR NOMINATIONS All White, Twitter Reactions - Business.
One thing all of the nominees have in common? The color of their skin ��� white. And it doesnt stop there. The Best Supporting Actor/Actress categories both look like the same 50 shades of white: Oscars Best Supporting��.
Its Never Too Early for the Campaigning to Begin
FIVE contestants vie for a single coveted prize, judged for their work, their popularity, their looks and style, as well as for their ability to maneuver through an obstacle course of cutthroat campaigning. These are not gym-buffed bartenders from Bayonne and conniving, surgically enhanced models from Cucamonga. These are some of the most famous faces in the world, forced into a Survivor-like situation by a naked desire for the acceptance of their peers, the adulation of the audience, the lucre of greater fame and, well, immortality.. Article on promotional pushes that send actors and directors on exhausting round of public appearances during long pre-Oscar season; photo (L)
OSCAR NOMINATIONS Announced for Best Animated Feature
The 87th annual Academy Award nominations for best animated feature have been announced in Beverly Hills, California, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Nominations Add Intrigue if Not Diversity to Oscar Race
The Oscar nominations added intrigue if not diversity to an Academy Awards race by favoring one late-season release (American Sniper) over another (Selma). The flip-flopping of fortunes, however, did little to dislodge the humble coming-of-age epic .
FULL LIST: 2015 Oscar nominations announced | WGN-TV
Two extravagant comedies, ���Birdman��� and ���The Grand Budapest Hotel,��� tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. They were joined in best-picture nominations by��.
Oscar Nominations 2015: Felicity Jones Has the Shoes for the Job
. The actress has garnered many nominations this season for her performance in “The Theory of Everything,” and that has meant an “enormous amount of shoes” for the red carpet.
Oscars 2015: Hollywood is strangely absent
If Thursdays Oscar nominations are any indication, the best Hollywood movies arent being made by Hollywood anymore. Following the lead of many major industries, the movie business has in effect outsourced what used to be its bread and butter. For if.
Birdman, Budapest Hotel lead Oscar nominations with 9 nods each
Show business satire Birdman and colorful caper The Grand Budapest Hotel led the nominees for Academy Awards with nine nods apiece. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Oscar Nominations 2015: Birdman, Michael Keaton Flying High
Jennifer Aniston had received a Golden Globe best actress nomination for ���Cake,��� and had been widely excepted to get her first Oscar nomination. But she didnt make the list. Critical and commercial hit ���Gone Girl,��� adapted from the best-seller, did.
Nominations Add Intrigue if Not Diversity to Oscar Race
The Oscar nominations added intrigue if not diversity to an Academy Awards race by favoring one late-season release (American Sniper) over another (Selma).
Everything is not awesome: Snubs and surprises from the 2015 Oscar nominations
With no people of color nominated in the acting categories, no stories about women included in the best picture race, and even Gone Girl novelist/screenwriter (and former EW staffer) Gillian Flynn omitted from the best adapted screenplay category, the .
Here are the 2015 Academy Award Nominations
You can watch the 2015 nominations live right here, with the full list updated below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1G_C6ygtRA.
Reactions to the 2015 Academy Award Nominations
Reactions to the 2015 Academy Award nominations, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, California:
OSCAR NOMINATIONS: Watch the Live Stream - The Hollywood.
This years Oscar nominations will be broadcast on ABCs Good Morning America, but if you arent near a TV set, you can also watch them on the Academys live stream below.
Oscar Nominations 2015: Birdman and Grand Budapest.
Birdman��� and ���Grand Budapest Hotel each received nine nominations for the 87th Academy Awards, which will take place Feb. 22. ���Boyhood��� also was confirmed as a best picture favorite.
Factbox: Leading Oscar Nominees React
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced nominations on Thursday for the Oscars, with Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel leading with nine nods each.
Oscar nominations spark social media backlash over lack of diversity
Not a single person of color was nominated for an acting Oscar when the names were unveiled -- the first time thats happened since 1998 -- and Selma was snubbed in the directing and lead actor categories (though it did receive nods for original song.
OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2015: Foxcatcher Writers Plan Their Oscar Outfits
. The two never worked in the same room and only got to know each other when it came time to promote the film.
Box-Office Numbers for Top Oscar Nominees
North American box-office performance as of Tuesday for the most nominated Oscar films as compiled by Rentrak:
Oscar nominations 2015: Marion Cotillard a surprise in lead actress category
���Life has very unexpected moments,��� said a groggy and a bit stunned Marion Cotillard from an L.A. hotel room early Thursday, when she learned she was one of the five Oscar nominees for lead actress. The Academy Awards nominations for that category .