Academy Award Nominations
Two extravagant comedies, “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” dominated nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards with nine nods each, while “Boyhood” remained the widely acknowledged front-runner.
For those who feel like Hollywood’s awards season can’t start soon enough, you’re in luck.
The Academy Awards appear to be the three-horse race many expected it would be, with “Gravity,” ”American Hustle” and “12 Years a Slave” all receiving a heap of nominations.
Steven Spielberg has matched his personal best at the Academy Awards: 12 nominations for his Civil War saga “Lincoln,” including best picture, director and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.
Martin Scorsese’s Paris adventure “Hugo” leads the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, among them best picture and the latest director honor for the Oscar-winning filmmaker.