And the Academy Award nominees are…

Jared Leto and Matthew McConaughey are amazing in 'Dallas Buyers Club'
Jared Leto and Matthew McConaughey were both nominated in acting categories for their work in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’

Once again, Hollywood was up early to listen to the Academy Award nominations for 2013 films.  Between now and March 2nd, the campaigning, debate, discussion and wagering on who will receive Oscar gold will dominate the motion picture industry.  Ellen DeGeneres will reprise her role as host of the Oscar telecast.  Here is a list of the nominees in the major categories:

Best Picture

Chiwetel Ejiofor and Paul Giamatti in '12 Years A Slave'
Chiwetel Ejiofor and Paul Giamatti in ’12 Years A Slave’

12 Years a Slave

American Hustle

Gravity


The Wolf of Wall Street

Dallas Buyers Club

Her

Nebraska

Philomena

Captain Phillips

Best Director

Bruce Dern and Will Forte in 'Nebraska'
Bruce Dern and Will Forte in ‘Nebraska’

Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity

David O. Russell, American Hustle

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

Alexander Payne, Nebraska

Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actor

Matthew McConaughey "importing" treatments for his members in 'Dallas Buyers Club'
Matthew McConaughey “importing” treatments for his members in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’

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

Sandra Bullock fights to survive in 'Gravity'
Sandra Bullock fights to survive in ‘Gravity’

Amy Adams, American Hustle

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Best Supporting Actor

Jonah Hill in 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
Jonah Hill in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

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

Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o and Chiwetel Ejiofor in ’12 Years A Slave’

Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine

Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts, August: Osage County

June Squibb, Nebraska

Best Original Screenplay

American Hustle

Blue Jasmine

Dallas Buyers Club

Her

Nebraska

Best Adapted Screenplay

12 Years a Slave

Before Midnight

Captain Phillips

Philomena

The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Foreign Language Film

The Broken Circle Breakdown

The Great Beauty

The Hunt

The Missing Picture

Omar

Best Documentary (Feature)

The Act of Killing

Cutie and the Boxer

Dirty Wars

The Square

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