ByShadan Syed, writer at
Movie addict and aspiring director.
Shadan Syed

Hey guys! So The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just announced the nominees of the 24 categories of this year's Oscars! Many of the movies nominated in the list below deserve to be nominated while the other movies like The Lego Movie , Selma , Foxcatcher etc did not make it in the best picture of their respective categories. Anyways, here is the complete list of Oscar nominees.

And, lastly, may the best one win.

Best picture

American Sniper



The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Imitation Game


The Theory of Everything


Actor in a leading role

Steve Carell — Foxcatcher

Bradley Cooper — American Sniper

Benedict Cumberbatch — The Imitation Game

Michael Keaton — Birdman

Eddie Redmayne — The Theory of Everything

Actress in a leading role

Marion Cotillard — Two Days, One Night

Felicity Jones — The Theory of Everything

Julianne Moore — Still Alice

Rosamund Pike — Gone Girl

Reese Witherspoon — Wild

Actor in a supporting role

Robert Duvall — The Judge

Ethan Hawke — Boyhood

Edward Norton — Birdman

Mark Ruffalo — Foxcatcher

J.K. Simmons — Whiplash

Actress in a supporting role

Patricia Arquette — Boyhood

Laura Dern — Wild

Keira Knightley — The Imitation Game

Emma Stone — Birdman

Meryl Streep — Into the Woods

Animated feature film

Big Hero 6

The Boxtrolls

How to Train Your Dragon 2

Song of the Sea

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya


Birdman — Emmanuel Lubezki

The Grand Budapest Hotel — Robert Yeoman

Ida — Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski

Mr. Turner — Dick Pope

Unbroken — Roger Deakins

Costume Design

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Inherent Vice

Into the Woods


Mr. Turner


Birdman — Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Boyhood — Richard Linklater

Foxcatcher — Bennett Miller

The Grand Budapest Hotel — Wes Anderson

The Imitation Game — Morten Tyldum

Documentary feature


Finding Vivian Maier

Last Days in Vietnam

The Salt of the Earth


Documentary short subject

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1


Our Curse

The Reaper (La Parka)

White Earth

Film editing

American Sniper


The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Imitation Game


Foreign language film

Ida — Poland

Leviathan — Russia

Tangerines — Estonia

Timbuktu — Mauritania

Wild Tales — Argentina

Makeup and hairstyle


The Grand Budapest Hotel

Guardians of the Galaxy

Music original score

The Grand Budapest Hotel — Alexandre Desplat

The Imitation Game — Alexandre Desplat

Interstellar — Hans Zimmer

Mr. Turner — Gary Yershon

The Theory of Everything — Jóhann Jóhannsson

Music 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

Production design

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Imitation Game


Into the Woods

Mr. Turner

Short film animated

The Bigger Picture

The Dam Keeper


Me and My Moulton

A Single Life

Short film live action


Boogaloo and Graham

Butter Lamp (La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak)


The Phone Call

Sound editing

American Sniper


The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies



Sound mixing

American Sniper





Visual effects

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Guardians of the Galaxy


X-Men: Days of Future Past

Writing adapted screenplay

American Sniper — Jason Hall

The Imitation Game — Graham Moore

Inherent Vice — Paul Thomas Anderson

The Theory of Everything — Anthony McCarten

Whiplash — Damien Chazelle

Writing original screenplay

Birdman — Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr., and Armando Bo

Boyhood — Richard Linklater

Foxcatcher — E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman

The Grand Budapest Hotel — screenplay by Wes Anderson, story by Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness

Nightcrawler — Dan Gilroy


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