An Academy Award nomination is an incomparable stamp of approval for any film — and for an indie feature coming out of the Sundance Film Festival, in some cases, it’s a downright miracle.
With only eight films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, we point out five additional films that deserved a spot in this prestigious Academy Award category.
Most notably, the civil rights film “Selma,” about the struggle for equal voting rights in 1965, received just two nominations — for Best Picture and Best Original Song.
Two extravagant comedies, “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture.
The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in “12 Years a Slave,” tops the magazine’s list, announced Wednesday.
Academy Award nominated Actor Peter O’Toole died Saturday after a long illness.
The shortest month of the year was jam-packed with news.
The actress’ shining moment at the Awards did little to discourage an apparently growing group of “Hathahaters,” who aren’t shy to display disdain for the Les Miserables star.
Hathaway was the front-runner for the best supporting actress Oscar, but that didn’t take away from the sweetness of winning.
Carmelo Anthony has undoubtedly been the “Best Knick in a Leading Role” all season. But he’s not doing it alone.
Argo won three Oscars at Sunday night’s Academy Awards, including the big one: Best Picture. Jennifer Lawrence won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Silver Linings Playbook and Daniel Day-Lewis won the Best Actor award for his role as the 16th president in Lincoln.
A poised, smiling Anne Hathaway accepted the Academy Award For Best Supporting Actress on Sunday night for her role in Les Miserables. Christoph Waltz earned his second supporting-actor Oscar for “Django Unchained.”
Best actress nominee Jennifer Lawrence was an early fan favorite for best dressed on Sunday. The Silver Linings Playbook starlet wore Dior.
There is some major drama surrounding the Academy Awards on Sunday night. The Couch called in Rolling Stone critic Peter Travers to share his Oscar predictions in the major categories.
In the Best Picture category, 25 percent of more than 27,000 riders predicted that Steven Spielberg’s historical drama “Lincoln” would take top honors, followed by Kathryn Bigelow’s chronicle of the hunt for Osama bin Laden “Zero Dark Thirty.”