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‘12 Years a Slave’, ‘American Hustle’ vie for Oscars

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Update: 2014-01-16 09:27:19
‘12 Years a Slave’, ‘American Hustle’ vie for Oscars

DHAKA: Steve McQueen’s ‘12 Years a Slave’, con drama ‘American Hustle’ and space movie ‘Gravity’ have all been nominated for best picture at this year’s Oscars.

They will compete against British film ‘Philomena’, ‘Captain Phillips’, ‘Nebraska’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’, reports the BBC.

‘Dallas Buyers Club’ and ‘Her’ are also nominated for the coveted top award.

The winner will be announced at the Oscars ceremony on March 2 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres.

Oscars main nominations 2014

A list of the main nominations for the 86th Academy Awards, announced in Los Angeles on 16 January by actor Chris Hemsworth and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs.

Best picture

12 Years a Slave

American Hustle

Captain Phillips

Dallas Buyers Club





The Wolf of Wall Street

Best director

Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

Alexander Payne, Nebraska

David O Russell, American Hustle

Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best actor

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

Amy Adams, American Hustle

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Best animated feature

The Croods

Despicable Me 2

Ernest and Celestine


The Wind Rises

Best foreign language film

The Broken Circle Breakdown

The Great Beauty

The Hunt

The Missing Picture


BDST: 2017 HRS, JAN 16, 2014
Edited by Robab Rosan, Current Affairs Editor

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