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Congratulation on you third Oscar nomination, Jennifer Lawrence!

"I have never studied acting, yet the very first time I went for an audition and did a cold reading, I surprised everyone with my honesty and transparency. They told me that I could play any part, because I do not have walls, I do not place obstacles between myself and the character I have to play". 

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I want to tell the rebels that I am alive. That I’m right here in District Eight, where the Capitol has just bombed a hospital full of unarmed men, women and children. There will be no survivors. I want to tell the people that if you think for one second the Capitol will treat us fairly if there’s a cease-fire, you’re deluding yourself. Because we know what they are and what they are. THIS IS WHAT THEY DO. 

President Snow says he’s sending us a message? Well, I have one for him. You can torture and bomb us and burn our districts to the ground. Fire is catching! And if we burn, you burn with us!

so if you’re like me, you watch the Oscar nominees for Best Picture every year.  Here is streaming links to them - high quality for the most part :)

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Selma

The Imitation Game

Whiplash

Birdman

American Sniper

The Theory of Everything

Boyhood

Some others (Best Actor/Actress):

Foxcatcher

Wild

Still Alice

Gone Girl

Two Days, One Night (with subtitles)

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Right now at the Academy: we are putting together Oscar invite packets for the Nominees Luncheon, the Governors Ball, and the 87th Oscars ceremony.

Tomorrow at 5am Pacific Time: we will begin announcing the nominees.

Immediately after that: we will address and mail the invitations. 

You can watch the nomination announcements on Good Morning America, YouTube, and/or at Oscars.com

"Well, this is surreal. I am completely knocked out, thank you to the Academy for this incredible honor. I am very proud and lucky to be a part of Birdman and can’t believe it came to this. I am so f—king excited. Are you allowed to say f—k when you’re making a statement for the Oscars? I’m just really f—king excited."

-Emma Stone, Best Supporting Actrees Nominee for Birdman [x]

OSCAR NOMINATIONS FOR BENEDICT and THE IMITATION GAME

A big congratulations to Benedict Cumberbatch and the rest of the cast and crew of The Imitation Game on recieving their Acadamy Award nomitations.

Benedict Cumberbatch is nominated in the category 'actor in a leading role' for his portrayal of Alan Turing in The Imitation Game.

Besides being nominated for ‘best actor in a leading role’, The Imitation Game is also nominated in in the categories ‘best picture’, 'actress in a supporting role' 'directing', 'editing', 'music (original score)', 'production design' and ‘writing (adapted screenplay)’.

"I’m so incredibly honored to be recognized by the Academy, and even more thrilled to share this honor with the entire family of filmmakers, cast, and crew of ‘The Theory of Everything..’ This role was a once in a lifetime experience. Congratulations to my fellow nominees, thank you to the Academy, and thank you most of all to Stephen and Jane Hawking."

-Eddie Redmayne, Best Actor Nominee for The Theory of Everything