“Nebraska” Nominated for Oscar
Jackson Miller, Shift Editor
January 16, 2014
The Oscar nominations were announced this morning and “Nebraska” was nominated for best picture. Bruce Dern was nominated for leading actor, and June Squibb was nominated for best supporting actress. ” Nebraska” was also nominated for cinematography, direction, and original screen play.
For more information about the other nominees visit http://oscar.go.com/nominees
For those of have not seen the film ” Nebraska” is the story of Woody Grant is an obstreperous, hard-drinking man, now elderly and confused, who becomes convinced by a magazine sweepstakes mailer that he has won a million dollars. When he persists in leaving his Montana home in an attempt to walk to Lincoln, Nebraska, and claim his prize, his son David takes him on a road trip that will revisit the sites of his father’s youth.
The 86th Academy Awards nominations for supporting actress in a motion picture are Sally Hawkins, “Blue Jasmine”; Jennifer Lawrence, “American Hustle”; Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”; Julia Roberts, “August: Osage County”; June Squibb, ” Nebraska,” announced at the AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on January 16, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. ( Lionel Hahn/Abaca Press/MCT)
The 86th Academy Awards nominations for lead actor in a motion picture are 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,” announced at the AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on January 16, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. ( Lionel Hahn/Abaca Press/MCT)