Compare your Oscar picks with the Academy judges

Box Office Leaders

The Lego Movie PG A perfectly average Lego mini-figure is mistakenly identified as the only one that can save the world from an evil tyrant.

Robocop PG13 In this modern remake, robot technology is being used by the military and now will be used for a domestic police force.

About Last Night R This contemporary remake follows the sexual adventures of two couples as they journey from bars to the bedroom.

The Monuments Men PG13 Seven men are chosen because of their art background to rescue stolen art treasures from the plundering Nazis.

Pompeii PG13 An unbeatable gladiator must save his true love, Cassia, from an arranged marriage while Mt. Vesuvius prepares to erupt.

3 Days to Kill PG13 An elite govt. hit man facing a terminal disease must choose between re-uniting with his daughter or one last mission.

Frozen PG The kingdom is trapped in eternal winter unless Anna can find her sister Elsa and unleash her icy powers. – Disney animation

Ride Along PG13 A security guard tries to impress his future brother-in-law with his law enforcement skills which endanger both of them.

Endless Love PG13 A teenage girl defies her wealthy parents wishes by falling for her new boyfriend which ultimately leads to tragedy.

Winter’s Tale PG13 A burglar falls for a dying heiress and discovers that he has the gift of reincarnation and will be able to save her.

***Also Playing in Theaters***

12 Years a Slave, American Hustle, August: Osage County, Gravity, The Great Beauty, I Frankenstein, The Invisible Woman, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Labor Day, Lone Survivor, Nebraska, The Nut Job, Philomena, That Awkward Moment, Vampire Academy, The Wolf of Wall Street

New in Theaters — February 28

Non-Stop PG13 An air marshal must discover the identity of an extortionist terrorist on board a trans-Atlantic flight before the killing begins. Stars: Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Michelle Dockery, Lupita Nyong’o

Son of God PG13 The life of Jesus is portrayed in epic fashion from birth, to His teachings, and ultimately to His death and resurrection. Stars: Diogo Morgado, Roma Downey

Also Playing: The Bag Man – Ernest & Celestine – Hairbrained – Holy Ghost People – The Lunchbox – Repentance – Stalingrad

2014 Oscar Nominees

Best Picture

__American Hustle

__Captain Phillips

__Dallas Buyers Club





__12 Years a Slave

__The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Director

__David O. Russell – American Hustle

__Alfonso Cuaròn – Gravity

__Alexander Payne – Nebraska

__Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave

__Martin Scorsese – The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actor

__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

Best Actress

__Amy Adams – American Hustle

__Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine

__Sandra Bullock – Gravity

__Judi Dench – Philomena

__Meryl Streep – August: Osage County

Best Supporting Actor

__Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips

__Bradley Cooper – American Hustle

__Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave

__Jonah Hill – The Wolf of Wall Street

__Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress

__Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine

__Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle

__Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave

__Julia Roberts – August: Osage County

__June Squibb – Nebraska

Best Animated Feature Film

__The Croods

__Despicable Me 2

__Ernest & Celestine


__The Wind Rises

Best Foreign Film

__The Broken Circle Breakdown – Belgium

__The Great Beauty – Italy

__The Hunt – Denmark

__The Missing Picture – Cambodia

__Omar – Palestine

Best Original Screenplay

__American Hustle

__Blue Jasmine

__Dallas Buyers Club



Best Adapted Screenplay

__Before Midnight

__Captain Phillips


__12 Years a Slave

__The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Costume Design

__American Hustle

__The Grandmaster

__The Great Gatsby

__The Invisible Woman

__12 Years a Slave

Best Original Song

__‘Happy’ – Despicable Me 2

__‘Let It Go’ – Frozen

__‘The Moon Song’ – Her

__‘Ordinary Love’ – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Best Original Score

__The Book Thief – John Williams

__Gravity – Steven Price

__Her – William Butler and Owen Pallett

__Philomena – Alexandre Desplat

__Saving Mr. Banks – Thomas Newman

Best Documentary

__The Act of Killing

__Cutie and the Boxer

__Dirty Wars

__The Square

__20 Feet from Stardom

Best Documentary (Short)


__Facing Fear

__Karama Has No Walls

__The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life

__Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall

Best Makeup & Hairstyling

__Dallas Buyers Club

__Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

__The Lone Ranger

Best Production Design

__American Hustle


__The Great Gatsby


__12 Years a Slave

Best Film Editing

__American Hustle

__Captain Phillips

__Dallas Buyers Club


__12 Years a Slave

Best Cinematography

__The Grandmaster


__Inside Llewyn Davis



Best Sound Editing

__All Is Lost

__Captain Phillips


__The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

__Lone Survivor

Best Sound Mixing

__Captain Phillips


__The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

__Inside Llewyn Davis

__Lone Survivor

Best Visual Effects


__The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

__Iron Man 3

__The Lone Ranger

__Star Trek into Darkness

Best Short Film (Animated)


__Get a Horse!

__Mr. Hublot


__Room on the Broom

Best Short Film (Live Action)

__Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me)

__Avant Que de Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything)


__Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?)

__The Voorman Problem

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