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John Legend and Common

The nominees for the 2015 Academy Awards are in.

Actor Chris Pine, Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron, producer J.J. Abrams, and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs made the announcements live from Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

Directors Wes Anderson and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu took home the most nominations with nine each for their respective Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman features.

The most obvious snub of the bunch came with the exclusion of Ava DuVernay’s Selmawhich only got mention in the “Best Original Song” and “Best Picture” categories. Fresh off their Golden Globe win, John Legend and Common have the opportunity to become Academy Award winners if “Glory” takes home the Oscar.

The Academy Awards will air live Sunday, Feb. 22 on ABC. Check out the full list of nominees below.

Best Original Song

“Everything Is Awesome,” The Lego Movie

“Glory,” Selma

“Grateful,” Beyond The Lights

“I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me

“Lost Stars,” Begin Again

Best Visual Effects

Captain America: The Winter Solider

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Guardians Of The Galaxy

Interstellar

X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Best Documentary Short Subject

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1

Joanna

Our Curse

The Reaper (La Parka)

White Earth

Best Documentary Feature

Citizenfour

Finding Vivian Maier

Last Days In Vietnam

The Salt Of The Earth

Virunga

Best Film Editing

American Sniper

Boyhood

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Imitation Game

Whiplash

Best Sound Editing

American Sniper 

Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

Interstella

Unbroken

Best Sound Mixing

American Sniper

Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) 

Interstellar

Unbroken

Whiplash

Best Production Design

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Imitation Game

Interstellar

Into The Woods

Mr. Turner

Best Live Action Short Film

Aya

Boogaloo And Graham

Butter Lamp (La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak)

Parvaneh

The Phone Call

Best Animated Short Film

The Bigger Picture

The Dam Keeper

Feast

Me And My Moulton

A Single Life 

Best Animated Feature Film

Big Hero 6

The Boxtrolls

How To Train Your Dragon 2

Song Of The Sea

The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya

Best Supporting Actor

Robert Duvall, The Judge

Ethan Hawke, Boyhood

Edward Norton, Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)

Mark Ruffalo, Foxcather

J.K. Simmons, Whiplash

Best Supporting Actress

Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

Laura Dern, Wild

Keria Knightley, The Imitation Game

Emma Stone, Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)

Meryl Streep, Into The Woods

Best Makeup & Hairstyling

Foxcacther

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Guardians Of The Galaxy

Best Costume Design

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Inherent Vice

Into The Woods

Maleficent

Mr. Turner

Best Cinematography

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

Best Adapted Screenplay

American Sniper

The Imitation Game

Inherent Vice

The Theory Of Everything

Whiplash

Best Original Screenplay

Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)

Boyhood

Foxcatcher

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Nightcrawler

Best Original Score

Alexandre Desplat, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Alexandre Desplat, The Imitation Game

Hans Zimmer, Interstellar

Gary Yershon, Mr. Turner 

Johann Johannson, The Theory Of Everything 

Best Foreign Language Film

Ida

Leviathan

Tangerines

Timbuktu

Wild Tales

Best Director

Alejandro G. Inarritu, Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)

Richard Linklater, Boyhood

Bennet Miller, Foxcatcher

Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game 

Best Actress

Marion Cotillard, Two Days, One Night

Felicity Jones, The Theory Of Everything

Julianne Moore, Still Alice

Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl

Reese Witherspoon, Wild

Best Actor

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 

Best Picture

American Sniper

Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)

Boyhood

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Imitation Game

Selma

The Theory Of Everything

Whiplash

 

Common & John Legend’s ‘Glory’ Nominated For An Oscar  was originally published on theurbandaily.com

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