Don’t Cry! The Oscars are Almost Here!

Be prepared! The Oscars are on their way!

Just so you’re in the know, here are the major awards and their nominees:

Actor in a Leading Role:

  • Steve Carell–Fox Catcher
  • Bradley Cooper–American Sniper
  • Benedict Cumberbatch–The Imitation Game
  • Michael Keaton–Birdman
  • Eddie Redmayne–The Theory of Everything

Actress in a Leading Role:

  • Reese Witherspoon–Wild
  • Marion Cotillard–Two Days, One Night
  • Julianne Moore–Still Alice
  • Rosamund Pike–Gone Girl
  • Felicity Jones–The Theory of Everything

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • J.K. Simmons–Whiplash
  • Robert Duvall–The Judge
  • Ethan Hawke–Boyhood
  • Edward Norton–Birdman
  • Mark Ruffalo–Foxcatcher

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Laura Dern–Wild
  • Patricia Arquette–Boyhood
  • Keira Knightley–The Imitation Game
  • Emma Stone–Birdman
  • Meryl Streep–Into the Woods

Best Picture

  • Birdman
  • American Sniper
  • Boyhood
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • The Imitation Game
  • Selma
  • The Theory of Everything
  • Whiplash

These are the five major categories; for more information on all the categories and their nominees, check out the official Oscars website.

I know, I know, everyone live-tweets The Oscars, which is why I’m planning on doing something completely different. I won’t say too much at this point, but what  can is that I hope you’ll be entertained!

The Oscars will be on Feb. 22nd on ABC.


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