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‘Birdman’ Scores 9 Oscar Nominations

This year’s Academy Award nominations were announced Thursday, with the first going to “Everything Is Awesome” from The Lego Movie for Best Song. Best Actor nominees include Steve Carrell for Foxcatcher, Bradley Cooper for American Sniper, Benedict Cumberbatch for The Imitation Game, Michael Keaton for Birdman, and Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything. Best Actress nominations went to 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. Selma director Ava DuVernay was mysteriously absent from the Best Director list, which included Richard Linklater, Alexander Inarritu, and Wes Anderson. Best Picture nominations went to American Sniper, Birdman, Boyhood, Grand Budapest Hotel, Imitation Game, Whiplash, The Theory of Everything, and Selma.

See All the 2015 Oscar Nominations