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.
Fresh off their Oscar nominations, “Birdman” and “Boyhood” added to their awards-season haul with multiple wins at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.
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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.
This year’s Academy Awards take place on Sunday, March 2. Below are our picks for the best, not-yet-sold-out viewing parties in the city this year. Have a look, then go ahead and firm up your plans. Tickets definitely won’t last.
The shortest month of the year was jam-packed with news.
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.”
Chef Pichet Ong from the Upper West Side bistro Sugar and Plumm has created a table full of Oscar-themed dishes.
Steven Spielberg’s Civil War epic “Lincoln” led with 12 nominations, including best picture, director and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.
CinemaBlend.com’s Katey Rich offered us instant analysis of the Oscar nominations as they were announced Thursday morning.