It's another year for the Academy Awards, and another year to praise the nominees and sorrow over the snubs.
Nominations for the 87th Academy Awards were announced last week, and films of all genres are being honored for their achievements. The films with the most nominations are Birdman, or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, and The Grand Budapest Hotel, each of which have nine nominations.
Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 87th Academy Awards.
・Wes Anderson – The Grand Budapest Hotel
・Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu – Birdman
・Richard Linklater - Boyhood
・Morten Tyldum – The Imitation Game
・Steve Carell, as John du Pont in Foxcatcher
・Bradley Cooper, as Chris Kyle in American Sniper
・Benedict Cumberbatch, as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game
・Michael Keaton, as Riggan Thomson in Birdman
・Eddie Redmayne, as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything
・Felicity Jones, as Jane Hawking in The Theory of Everything
Best Supporting Actor
・Ethan Hawke, as Mason Evans Sr. in Boyhood
・Edward Norton, as Mike Shiner in Birdman
・Mark Ruffalo, as Dave Schultz in Foxcatcher
・J.K. Simmons, as Terence Fletcher in Whiplash
Best Supporting Actress
・Patricia Arquette, as Olivia Evans in Boyhood
・Laura Dern, as Barbara “Bobbi” Grey in Wild
・Keira Knightley, as Joan Clarke in The Imitation Game
・Emma Stone, as Sam Thomson in Birdman
The ceremony will be hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris and will air at 6 p.m. Feb. 22 on ABC. For the full list of nominations, go to www.oscars.org.