Poll: Biggest Surprise of the 2015 Oscars Nominations?
Which do you think was the biggest surprise of the 2015 Oscar nominations? Discuss this poll at http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/flat/239082419?p=1 Poll by Pencho15
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Created Jan 18 2015
Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrell, Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Charlie Day, Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt, and Alison Brie in The Lego Movie (2014)
The LEGO Movie missing a nomination for Best Animated Film.
Colman Domingo, David Oyelowo, Corey Reynolds, Tessa Thompson, and C.T. Vivian in Selma (2014)
Selma out of contention in every category except Best Picture and Best Song.
Bennett Miller becoming the first director since the five films expansion to compete for a film without a Best Picture nomination.
Marion Cotillard in Two Days, One Night (2014)
Marion Cotillard becoming a Best Actress nominee for Belgian film Two Days, One Night
Robert Duvall in The Judge (2014)
Robert Duvall earning a nomination for the poorly-received film The Judge and/or breaking Hal Holbrook's record as the oldest Oscar-nominated actor.
Agata Kulesza and Agata Trzebuchowska in Ida (2013)
Polish film Ida earning a Best Cinematography nomination.
Martin Freeman in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies becoming the least-nominated Tolkien film including missing nominations for Visual Effects and Sound Mixing.
Laura Dern and Reese Witherspoon in Wild (2014)
Laura Dern getting an Oscar nomination for the first time since 1992.
Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, and Channing Tatum in Foxcatcher (2014)
Foxcatcher becoming the most nominated film (5) out of contention for the Best Picture Oscar.
Gillian Flynn in Gone Girl (2014)
Gone Girl getting a single nod for Best Actress, while missing nominations for Picture, Adapted Screenplay and Original Score.
Mauritania getting its first nomination for Foreign Language Film with Timbuktu
Estonia getting its first nomination for Foreign Language Film with Tangerines.
Jake Gyllenhaal in Nightcrawler (2014)
Nightcrawler getting a single nod for Original Screenplay, while missing nominations for Picture, Actor and Supporting Actress.
Clint Eastwood at an event for American Sniper (2014)
Clint Eastwood not getting a Director nod for American Sniper.
Michael Keaton in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Birdman and The Grand Hotel Budapest becoming the most nominated films with 9 mentions.
Big Eyes (2014)
Big Eyes getting no recognition.
Bill Murray in St. Vincent (2014)
St. Vincent getting no recognition.
Annie getting no recognition.
Meryl Streep in Into the Woods (2014)
Meryl Streep extending her own record with her 19th nomination for Into The Woods.
Interstellar missing nominations for both Best Picture and Best Screenplay.
Ava DuVernay at an event for Selma (2014)
No nominations for female directors despite Ava DuVernay and Angelina Jolie being mentioned as strong candidates.
Glen Campbell in Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me (2014)
Glen Campbell becoming an Oscar nominee for Original Song even though the film only has 64 votes on IMDb.
Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Clara Wettergren, and Vincent Wettergren in Force Majeure (2014)
No recognition for Force Majeure.
Ian McKellen, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Evan Peters, and Jennifer Lawrence in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Days of the Future Past becoming the first X-Men film with an Oscar nomination.
Ralph Fiennes, Jeff Goldblum, Harvey Keitel, Jude Law, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, F. Murray Abraham, Edward Norton, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, Owen Wilson, Mathieu Amalric, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Saoirse Ronan, Tony Revolori, and Léa Seydoux in The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
The Grand Hotel Budapest not getting a single acting nomination despite being the most nominated film.
Joaquin Phoenix in Inherent Vice (2014)
Joaquin Phoenix being snubbed for the second year in a row for his role in Inherent Vice.
Russell Crowe in Noah (2014)
Noah missing recognition in all the technical categories.
Peter Cullen in Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Age of Extinction becoming the first Transformers film unrecognized in the Sound categories.
Jessica Chastain in A Most Violent Year (2014)
Jessica Chastain failing to get nominated for any of her four 2014 eligible movies.
Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything (2014)
The Theory of Everything snubbed for Best Makeup and Hairstyling.
Jennifer Aniston in Cake (2014)
Jennifer Aniston missing a Best Actress nod for Cake.
Bradley Cooper and Madeleine McGraw in American Sniper (2014)
The strong support for American Sniper, specially in the biggest categories.
Charles Dance, Matthew Beard, Keira Knightley, Mark Strong, Morten Tyldum, Benedict Cumberbatch, Allen Leech, and Alex Lawther at an event for The Imitation Game (2014)
For the first time since 1998, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has nominated all Caucasian actors for the 20 acting slots.
Roger Ebert in Life Itself (2014)
Roger Ebert's Documentary Life Itself out of the Best Documentary race.
Godzilla out of contention in Visual Effects.
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