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.
12 Years a Slave
Dallas Buyers Club
The Wolf of Wall Street
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
Alexander Payne, Nebraska
David O Russell, American Hustle
Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street
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
Amy Adams, American Hustle
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Judi Dench, Philomena
Meryl Streep, August: Osage County
Best animated feature
Despicable Me 2
Ernest and Celestine
The Wind Rises
Best foreign language film
The Broken Circle Breakdown
The Great Beauty
The Missing Picture
BDST: 2017 HRS, JAN 16, 2014
Edited by Robab Rosan, Current Affairs Editor