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In case you missed it: Academy Award nominations

It’s that time again, awards season is here: from the recently aired Golden Globes to the Oscars, Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG) and many more.

Watching the stars walk the red carpet is one of the highlights of the evening for many. Up and coming are the Oscars, which will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. Although Harris was not the first choice, many think that he will do a fantastic job.

Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey , Lupita Nyong’o, Julianne Moore, Reese Witherspoon and Benedict Cumberbatch are just a few to name that will walk the red carpet.

Here are some of the nominees for the top Academy Awards:

Nominees for Best Picture include “American Sniper,” “Boyhood,” “Selma,” “Whiplash,” “The Theory of Everything,” “The Imitation Game,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Birdman.”

Nominees for Best Actor include Steve Carell for “Foxcatcher,” Bradley Cooper for “American Sniper,” Michael Keaton for “Birdman” and Eddie Redmayne for “The Theory of Everything.”

Nominees for Best Actress are Marion Cotillard for “Two Days, One Night,” Felicity Jones for “The Theory of Everything,” Julianne Moore for “Still Alice,” Rosamund Pike for “Gone Girl” and Reese Witherspoon for “Wild.”

Nominees for Best Supporting Actor are Robert Duvall for “The Judge,” Ethan Hawke for “Boyhood,” Edward Norton for “Birdman,” Mark Ruffalo for “Foxcatcher” and J.K. Simmons for “Whiplash.”

Nominees for Best Supporting Actress include Patricia Arquette for “Boyhood,” Laura Dern for “Wild,” Keira Knightley for “The Imitation Game,” Emma Stone for “Birdman” and Meryl Streep for “Into the Woods.”

Nominees for Best Director include Alejandro G. Inarritu for “Birdman,” Richard Linklater for “Boyhood,” Bennett Miller for “Foxcatcher,” Wes Anderson for “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and Morten Tyldum for “The Imitation Game.”

The Oscars are set to air Sunday, February 22, on ABC. TAS

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