- The Washington Times - Thursday, January 16, 2014

The con-artist comedy “American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey “Gravity” lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, The Associated Press reported.

The other films, beside “American Hustle” and “Gravity” up for best picture are: “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Nebraska,” “Philomena,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Captain Phillips,” “Dallas Buyers Club” and “Her.”

Best actor nominations include Christian Bale for “American Hustle”; Bruce Dern for “Nebraska”; Leonardo DiCaprio for “The Wolf of Wall Street”; Chiwetel Ejiofor for “12 Years a Slave”; and “Matthew McConaughey” for Dallas Buyers Club.

Best actress nominations, meanwhile: Amy Adams for “American Hustle”; Cate Blanchett for “Blue Jasmine”; Sandra Bullock for “Gravity”; Judi Dench for “Philomena”; and Meryl Streep for “August: Osage County.”


The full list is available here: http://oscar.go.com/nominees.

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The 86th annual Academy Awards will take place March 2, the AP said.