Just a few more hours until the show airs where I’m at, in Eastern Time. There are a number of categories in which I’ve got multiple favorites. It’s difficult to narrow down to one, what with so many great nominees. Here they are:

  • Picture – “Boyhood,” “The Theory of Everything” or “Unbroken”
  • Actor – Jake Gyllenhaal, “Nightcrawler” or Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”
  • Actress – Reese Witherspoon, “Wild”
  • Supporting Actor – Robert Duvall, “The Judge”
  • Supporting Actress – Meryl Streep, “Into the Woods”
  • Young Actor / Actress – Ellar Coltrane, “Boyhood” or Mackenzie Foy, “Interstellar”
  • Acting Ensemble – “Into the Woods”
  • Director – Angelina Jolie, “Unbroken” or Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
  • Original Screenplay – “Birdman” or “Nightcrawler”
  • Adapted Screenplay – “Unbroken” or “Wild”
  • Cinematography – “Interstellar”
  • Art Direction – “Interstellar” or “Into the Woods”
  • Editing – “Birdman” or “Boyhood”
  • Costume Design – “Into the Woods”
  • Hair & Makeup – “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”
  • Visual Effects – “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” or “Interstellar”
  • Animated Feature – “Big Hero 6”
  • Action Movie – “American Sniper”
  • Actor in an Action Movie – Bradley Cooper, “American Sniper”
  • Actress in an Action Movie – Jennifer Lawrence, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1”
  • Comedy – “Birdman”
  • Actor in a Comedy – Michael Keaton, “Birdman”
  • Actress in a Comedy – Rose Byrne, “Neighbors”
  • Sci-Fi / Horror Movie – “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” or “Interstellar”
  • Foreign Language Film – “Ida”
  • Documentary Feature – ?
  • Song – “Big Eyes” by Lana Del Ray or “Lost Stars” by Keira Knightley or “Yellow Flicker Beat” by Lorde
  • Score – Hans Zimmer, “Interstellar”

Which of these nominees do you think will win tonight?

Now that the Oscar nominations are out, I’m looking through the categories to pick my favorites to win. But I’m hoping to see some of the Best Picture nominees and movies in other categories before the show. Congrats to all of the Oscar nominees of 2015!