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The 87th Academy Award Nominations for the 2015 Oscars – INFO RE: OSCAR WEEK AND PARTIES!

Written By: Marcelle - Feb• 16•15

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TERRENCE HOWARD AND FELICITY JONES
TO PRESENT AT 87TH OSCARS®
 

LOS ANGELES, CA— Oscar®-nominated actor Terrence Howard (2006) and Oscar nominee Felicity Jones will be presenters at this year’s Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday, February 22, live on ABC.

Howard was nominated for his leading role in 2006’s “Hustle & Flow.” His other films include Oscar-winning Best Picture “Crash” (2004), “Ray” (2004), “Iron Man” (2008), “Prisoners” (2013), “Lee Daniel’s The Butler” (2013) and “St. Vincent” (2014).  Howard currently stars in the hit television series “Empire.”  His upcoming films include “Term Life” and “Cardboard Boxer.”

Jones is nominated for Actress in a Leading Role for “The Theory of Everything.” Her previous film credits include “The Tempest” (2010), “Like Crazy” (2011), “The Invisible Woman” (2013) and “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” (2014). Jones’ upcoming films include “True Story,” “Autobahn,”  “A Monster Calls” and “Inferno.”

Oscar presenters and performers include:

Presenters:
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Cate Blanchett, Jessica Chastain, Marion Cotillard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Viola Davis, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, Ansel Elgort, Chris Evans, Kevin Hart, Terrence Howard, Josh Hutcherson, Scarlett Johansson, Dakota Johnson, Felicity Jones, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lopez, Jared Leto, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Sienna Miller, Chloë Grace Moretz, Eddie Murphy, Liam Neeson, Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Pine, Chris Pratt, Margot Robbie, Zoe Saldana, Octavia Spencer, Meryl Streep, Channing Tatum, Miles Teller, John Travolta, Kerry Washington, Naomi Watts, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon.

Performers:
Jack Black, Common, Jennifer Hudson, Anna Kendrick, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine with Maroon 5, Tim McGraw, Rita Ora and Tegan and Sara with The Lonely Island.
The 87th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars, produced by Zadan and Meron, also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

HOLLYWOOD STREET CLOSURES FOR 2015 
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – To ensure public safety, support security strategies and facilitate the production of this year’s Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the City of Los Angeles have finalized street closure plans around the Dolby Theatre™ at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood.

To accommodate the construction of press risers, fan bleachers and pre-show stages along the Oscars red carpet, Hollywood Boulevard will be closed between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive beginning at 10 p.m. on Sunday, February 15, and remain closed until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, February 24.

MTA subway trains will bypass the Hollywood & Highland station after the last regularly scheduled train on Saturday, February 21, until 6 a.m. Monday, February 23. Service at the station will resume with the first scheduled train after 6 a.m.

Between Sunday, February 15, and Oscar Sunday, February 22, additional streets and sidewalks will be closed for varying periods.

Details of the closures and maps of affected areas are available from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, the Sixth and the Thirteenth District City Council field offices and on the Academy’s website at www.oscars.org/closures.

The 87th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars, produced by Zadan and Meron, also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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87th Oscars Social Media Guide
Follow the Academy, Oscars producers and host Neil Patrick Harris for the latest updates throughout Oscar season.

Host
Neil Patrick Harris: http://twitter.com/ActuallyNPH

Oscars Producers
Neil Meron: http://twitter.com/neilmeron
Craig Zadan: http://twitter.com/craigzadan

Hashtags
#Oscars

Academy
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheAcademy
Twitter: http://twitter.com/theacademy
Instagram: http://instagram.com/theacademy
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/oscars
Google+: https://plus.google.com/+Oscars

ABOUT THE ACADEMY
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world’s preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards—in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners — the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.

FOLLOW THE ACADEMY
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OSCAR PARTIES AROUND TOWN!

Norby Walters 25th Annual Night of 100 Stars Viewing Gala
Beverly Hilton International Ballroom, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
The event, always a draw among veteran Hollywood stars, will toast the Walters family’s five Oscar nominations for Whiplash.
Neutrogena Hydro Boost + MyHabit with OK!TV Oscars Viewing Party
W Hollywood, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles
Neutrogena Ambassadors are expected to turn out along with actors at this viewing party billed as a “dolled-up lounge environment.”
Madonna and Guy Oseary’s Oscar party
Private residence, Beverly Hills
Oseary’s Coldwater Canyon home plays host to the hottest late-night party in town. After Vanity Fair, the boldfaced names pack it in at Madge’s annual shindig, famous for it’s no press, no photographers policy. Gucci returns as the chic sponsor.

The 87th Academy Award Nominations for the 2015 Oscars
BEST PICTURE
American Sniper
Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan
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Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole
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Boyhood
Richard Linklater and Cathleen Sutherland
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson
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The Imitation Game
Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky and Teddy Schwarzman
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Selma
Christian Colson, Oprah Winfrey, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner
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The Theory of Everything
Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce and Anthony McCarten
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Whiplash
Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook and David Lancaster
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ACTOR
in a Leading Role
Steve Carell
Foxcatcher
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Bradley Cooper
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Benedict Cumberbatch
The Imitation Game
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Michael Keaton
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Eddie Redmayne
The Theory of Everything
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ACTRESS
in a Leading Role
Marion Cotillard
Two Days, One Night
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Felicity Jones
The Theory of Everything
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Julianne Moore
Still Alice
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Rosamund Pike
Gone Girl
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Reese Witherspoon
Wild
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– Felicity Jones
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– Julianne Moore
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– Rosamund Pike
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– Robert Duvall
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– Ethan Hawke
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– Edward Norton
FOXCATCHER
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– Mark Ruffalo
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ACTOR
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Robert Duvall
The Judge
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Ethan Hawke
Boyhood
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Edward Norton
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Mark Ruffalo
Foxcatcher
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J.K. Simmons
Whiplash
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ACTRESS
in a Supporting Role
Patricia Arquette
Boyhood
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Laura Dern
Wild
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Keira Knightley
The Imitation Game
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Emma Stone
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Meryl Streep
Into the Woods
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THE IMITATION GAME
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– Keira Knightley
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– Emma Stone
INTO THE WOODS
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ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Big Hero 6
Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli
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The Boxtrolls
Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable and Travis Knight
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How to Train Your Dragon 2
Dean DeBlois and Bonnie Arnold
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Song of the Sea
Tomm Moore and Paul Young
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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Isao Takahata and Yoshiaki Nishimura
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CINEMATOGRAPHY
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Emmanuel Lubezki
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
Robert Yeoman
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Ida
Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski
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Mr. Turner
Dick Pope
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Unbroken
Roger Deakins
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COSTUME DESIGN
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Milena Canonero
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Inherent Vice
Mark Bridges
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Into the Woods
Colleen Atwood
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Maleficent
Anna B. Sheppard
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Mr. Turner
Jacqueline Durran
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DIRECTING
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
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Boyhood
Richard Linklater
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Foxcatcher
Bennett Miller
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
Wes Anderson
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The Imitation Game
Morten Tyldum
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DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
CitizenFour
Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy and Dirk Wilutzky
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Finding Vivian Maier
John Maloof and Charlie Siskel
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Last Days in Vietnam
Rory Kennedy and Keven McAlester
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The Salt of the Earth
Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado and David Rosier
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Virunga
Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara
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Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1
Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Perry
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Joanna
Aneta Kopacz
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Our Curse
Tomasz Sliwinski and Maciej Slesicki
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The Reaper (La Parka)
Gabriel Serra Arguello
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White Earth
J. Christian Jensen
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FILM EDITING
American Sniper
Joel Cox and Gary D. Roach
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Boyhood
Sandra Adair
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
Barney Pilling
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The Imitation Game
William Goldenberg
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Whiplash
Tom Cross
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Ida
Poland; Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski
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Leviathan
Russia; Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev
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Tangerines
Estonia; Directed by Zaza Urushadze
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Timbuktu
Mauritania; Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako
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Wild Tales
Argentina; Directed by Damián Szifron
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MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
Foxcatcher
Bill Corso and Dennis Liddiard
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou and David White
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MUSIC
Original Score
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Alexandre Desplat
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The Imitation Game
Alexandre Desplat
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Interstellar
Hans Zimmer
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Mr. Turner
Gary Yershon
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The Theory of Everything
Jóhann Jóhannsson
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MUSIC
Original Song
“Everything Is Awesome” from THE LEGO MOVIE
Music and Lyric by Shawn Patterson
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“Glory” from SELMA
Music and Lyric by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn
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“Grateful” from BEYOND THE LIGHTS
Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
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“I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from GLEN CAMPBELL…I’LL BE ME
Music and Lyric by Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond
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“Lost Stars” from BEGIN AGAIN
Music and Lyric by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois
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PRODUCTION DESIGN
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Adam Stockhausen (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration)
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The Imitation Game
Maria Djurkovic (Production Design); Tatiana Macdonald (Set Decoration)
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Interstellar
Nathan Crowley (Production Design); Gary Fettis (Set Decoration)
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Into the Woods
Dennis Gassner (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration)
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Mr. Turner
Suzie Davies (Production Design); Charlotte Watts (Set Decoration)
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SHORT FILM
Animated
The Bigger Picture
Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees
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The Dam Keeper
Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi
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Feast
Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed
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Me and My Moulton
Torill Kove
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A Single Life
Joris Oprins
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SHORT FILM
Live Action
Aya
Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis
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Boogaloo and Graham
Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney
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Butter Lamp (La Lampe au Beurre de Yak)
Hu Wei and Julien Féret
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Parvaneh
Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger
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The Phone Call
Mat Kirkby and James Lucas
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SOUND EDITING
American Sniper
Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman
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Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Martin Hernández and Aaron Glascock
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Brent Burge and Jason Canovas
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Interstellar
Richard King
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Unbroken
Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro
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SOUND MIXING
American Sniper
John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Walt Martin
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Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and Thomas Varga
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Interstellar
Gary A. Rizzo, Gregg Landaker and Mark Weingarten
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Unbroken
Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and David Lee
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Whiplash
Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley
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VISUAL EFFECTS
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Bryan Grill and Dan Sudick
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett and Erik Winquist
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Stephane Ceretti, Nicolas Aithadi, Jonathan Fawkner and Paul Corbould
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Interstellar
Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher
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X-Men: Days of Future Past
Richard Stammers, Lou Pecora, Tim Crosbie and Cameron Waldbauer
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WRITING
Adapted Screenplay
American Sniper
Written by Jason Hall
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The Imitation Game
Written by Graham Moore
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Inherent Vice
Written for the screen by Paul Thomas Anderson
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The Theory of Everything
Screenplay by Anthony McCarten
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Whiplash
Written by Damien Chazelle
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WRITING
Original Screenplay
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo
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Boyhood
Written by Richard Linklater
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Foxcatcher
Written by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
Screenplay by Wes Anderson; Story by Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness
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Nightcrawler
Written by Dan Gilroy

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