Birdman, Budapest Hotel lead Oscar nominations

2015-01-15 16:13

Show business satire Birdman and colorful caper The Grand Budapest Hotel led the Academy Awards nominees today with nine nods apiece, including best picture, in the quest for Hollywood's top film prize.

The other best picture nominees are American Sniper, Boyhood, The Imitation Game, Selma, The Theory of Everything and Whiplash. The Academy chose only eight films, although it can nominate up to 10.

British World War Two biopic The Imitation Game garnered eight nominations, including best actor for Benedict Cumberbatch, while Iraq war portrait American Sniper and Golden Globe winner for best drama, Boyhood, each earned six.

The Oscars are given out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This year's winners will be announced at a ceremony hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris in Los Angeles on Feb. 22.

Birdman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJfLoE6hanc&feature=youtu.be

Boyhood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0oX0xiwOv8&feature=youtu.be

The Imitation Game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5CjKEFb-sM&feature=youtu.be

The Theory of Everything

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Salz7uGp72c&feature=youtu.be

The Grand Budapest Hotel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgGXL5lJ-6g&feature=youtu.be

Whiplash

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIP_gtjDtfE&feature=youtu.be

Selma

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6t7vVTxaic&feature=youtu.be

American Sniper

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bP1f_1o-zo&feature=youtu.be

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