2015 Oscar nominations: 'Boyhood' and 'Birdman' take the lead!

The Academy Announces The 2015 Oscar Nominees
The Academy Announces The 2015 Oscar Nominees

After months of speculation and predictions, the nominees for the 2015 Academy Awards are here!

During a live announcement by Chris Pine, Academy president Cheryl Boone and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams, the potential winners were revealed to the public. Not surprisingly Birdman, Boyhood and The Imitation Game were recognized in several of the major categories.

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The Oscars will be handed out live at the 87th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and televised on ABC. This year's ceremony will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.

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Check out the list of nominees below:

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