'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' Dominate Oscar Noms, 'The Butler,' Oprah Winfrey Snubbed

'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' Dominate Oscar Noms, 'The Butler,' Oprah Winfrey Snubbed

A fictionalized tale spun from the ’70s Abscam sting and two astronauts lost in space dominated the morning’s Academy Award nominations.

Notably absent–the President Reagan-bashing Lee Daniels’ The Butler or its mega-star Oprah Winfrey.

Both American Hustle and Gravity snared 10 nominations while 12 Years a Slave grabbed 9 nominations.

Some of the larger snubs include nominations for Robert Redford (All Is Lost), Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks), Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips) and Joaquin Phoenix (Her). Another critical darling ignored by Oscar voters–the Trayvon Martin-esque drama Fruitvale Station.

Best Picture:

American Hustle

Captain Phillips

Dallas Buyers Club





12 Years a Slave

The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actor:

Christian Bale, American Hustle

Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Actress:

Amy Adams, American Hustle

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Best Supporting Actor:

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Bradley Cooper, American Hustle

Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street

Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress:

Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine

Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts, August: Osage County

June Squibb, Nebraska

Please visit the official Oscar site for the full list of nominations.


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