American Hustle, 12 Years A Slave, and Gravity Shine at the Oscar Academy Awards Nominations

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2014 Oscar Academy Awards nominations announced. American Hustle, 12 Years A Slave and Gravity Shine.

The Oscar Academy Awards are the most sought after awards in the world. Holding this iron man is nothing short of holding a lifetime achievement award. The 2014 Oscar Nominations, announced early Thursday morning in New York City (EST), caught the eye of viewers around the world.

While a number of films were nominated, American Hustle, 12 Years A Slave and Gravity stole the limelight. The above mentioned films were nominated for 10 or more awards each, making them the most critically acclaimed films of 2013.

As expected, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Amy Adams, Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep were amongst the names nominated in best actor/actress categories.

Here is a full list of nominations, courtesy of ABC News:

Best Picture
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street

Supporting Actor
Barkhad Abdi for Captain Phillips
Bradley Cooper for American Hustle
Michael Fassbender for 12 Years a Slave
Jonah Hill for The Wolf of Wall Street
Jared Leto for Dallas Buyers Club

Supporting Actress
Sally Hawkins for Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence for American Hustle
Lupita Nyongo for 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts for August: Osage County
June Squibb for Nebraska

Christian Bale for American Hustle
Bruce Dern for Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio for The Wolf of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave
Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club.

Amy Adams for American Hustle
Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock for Gravity
Judi Dench for Philomena
Meryl Streep for August: Osage County

David O. Russell for American Hustle
Alfonso Cuaron for Gravity
Alexander Payne for Nebraska
Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave
Martin Scorsese for The Wolf of Wall Street.

Foreign Language Film
The Broken Circle Breakdown(Belgium)
The Great Beauty(Italy)
The Hunt(Denmark)
The Missing Picture(Cambodia)

Adapted Screenplay
Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke for Before Midnight
Billy Ray for Captain Philips
Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope for Philomena
John Ridley for 12 Years a Slave
Terence Winter for The Wolf of Wall Street

Original Screenplay
David O. Russell and Eric Warren Singer for American Hustle
Woody Allen for Blue Jasmine
Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack for Dallas Buyers Club
Spike Jonze for Her
Bob Nelson for Nebraska

Animated Feature Film
The Croods
Despicable Me 2
Ernest & Celestine
The Wind Rises

Production Design
American Hustle
The Great Gatsby
12 Years a Slave

The Grandmaster
Inside Llewyn Davis

Sound Mixing
Captain Phillips
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Inside Llewyn Davis
Lone Survivor.

Sound Editing
All Is Lost
Captain Phillips
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Lone Survivor.

Original Score
John Williams for The Book Thief
Steven Price for Gravity
William Butler and Owen Pallett for Her
Alexandre Desplat for Philomena
Thomas Newman for Saving Mr. Banks

Original Song
Alone Not Alone for Alone Yet Not Alone
Happy for Despicable Me 2
Let It Go for Frozen
The Moon Song for Her
Ordinary Love for Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

American Hustle
The Grandmaster
The Great Gatsby
The Invisible Woman
12 Years a Slave.

Documentary Feature
The Act of Killing
Cutie and the Boxer
Dirty Wars
The Square
20 Feet from Stardom.

Documentary (short subject)
Facing Fear
Karama Has No Walls
The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life
Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall.

Film Editing
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
12 Years a Slave.

Makeup and Hairstyling
Dallas Buyers Club
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
The Lone Ranger.

Animated Short Film
Get a Horse!
Mr. Hublot
Room on the Broom.

Live Action Short Film
Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasnt Me)
Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just before Losing Everything)
Pitaako Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?)
The Voorman Problem.

Visual Effects
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Iron Man 3
The Lone Ranger
Star Trek Into Darkness

Author: Diana Lydia

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