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    Jaap Buitendijk - AP
    This film publicity image released by Fox Searchlight shows Chiwetel Ejiofor in a scene from "12 Years A Slave." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Jaap Buitendijk)
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    Jordan Strauss - Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Jan. 12, 2014 file photo shows Lupita Nyong'o at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Nyong'o was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for her role in "12 Years a Slave." The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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    Francois Duhamel - AP
    This image released by Fox Searchlight shows Michael Fassbender, left, Lupita Nyong'o and Chiwetel Ejiofor, right, in a scene from "12 Years A Slave." Fassbender was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight, Francois Duhamel)
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    Francois Duhamel - AP
    This image released by Fox Searchlight shows Lupita Nyong’o in a scene from "12 Years A Slave." Nyong'o was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for her role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight, Francois Duhamel)
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    Jaap Buitendijk - AP
    This image released by Fox Searchlight shows director Steve McQueen, left, and actor Chiwetel Ejiofor during the filming of "12 Years A Slave." McQueen was nominated for an Academy Award for best director on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for the film. Ejiofor was also nominated for best actor. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight, Jaap Buitendijk)
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    Todd Williamson - Todd Williamson/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Jan. 11, 2014 file photo shows John Ridley at the 39th Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards in Century City, Calif. Ridley was nominated for an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 for "12 Years A Slave." The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Todd Williamson /Invision/AP, File)
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    ROBYN BECK - AFP/Getty Images
    Actor Chris Hemsworth (L) and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs make the announcement of Best Actor nominations at the 86th Academy Awards nominations announcement, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, January 16, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. For best actor, the nominees were Christian Bale for "American Hustle," Bruce Dern for "Nebraska," Leonardo DiCaprio for "The Wolf of Wall Street," Chiwetel Ejiofor for "12 Years a Slave" and Matthew McConaughey for "Dallas Buyers Club." The Oscars will take place March 2, 2014 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECKROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images
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    Mary Cybulski - AP
    This film image released by Paramount Pictures shows Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort in a scene from "The Wolf of Wall Street." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Mary Cybulski)
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    Mary Cybulski - AP
    This film image released by Paramount Pictures shows Jonah Hill, left, and Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from "The Wolf of Wall Street." Hill was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in the film. DiCaprio was also nominated for best actor. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures and Red Granite Pictures, Mary Cybulski)
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    Uncredited - AP
    This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Bruce Dern as Woody Grant, left, and Will Forte as David Grant in a scene from the film "Nebraska." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures)
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    Frank Micelotta - Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Jan. 4, 2014 file photo shows Bruce Dern at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs, Calif. Dern was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in "Nebraska." The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)
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    Francois Duhamel - AP
    This film image released by Sony Pictures shows, from left, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from "American Hustle." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Sony - Columbia Pictures, Francois Duhamel)
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    Evan Agostini - Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Dec. 8, 2013 file photo shows actress Amy Adams at the premiere of "American Hustle" at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. Adams was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for her role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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    Francois Duhamel - AP
    This film image released by Sony Pictures shows Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from "American Hustle." Lawrence was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for her role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Sony - Columbia Pictures, Francois Duhamel)
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    Merie W. Wallace - AP
    This image released by Paramount Pictures shows, from left, Dennis McCoig as Uncle Verne, June Squibb as Kate Grant and Bruce Dern as Woody Grant in a scene from the film "Nebraska." Squibb was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for her role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Merie W. Wallace)
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    Lionel Cironneau - AP
    FILE - This May 23, 2013 file photo shows director Alexander Payne during a photo call for the film "Nebraska" at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. Payne was nominated for an Academy Award for best director on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
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    Chris Pizzello - Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Nov. 11, 2013 file photo shows June Squibb, a cast member in "Nebraska," at the 2013 AFI Fest premiere of the film in Los Angeles. Squibb was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for her role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
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    Jordan Strauss - Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Jan. 12, 2014 file photo shows Bob Nelson at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Nelson was nominated for an Academy Award for best original screenplay on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 for the film "Nebraska." The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
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    Evan Agostini - Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Dec. 8, 2013 file photo shows actor Christian Bale at the premiere of "American Hustle" at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. Bale was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in "American Hustle." The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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    Evan Agostini - Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Dec. 8, 2013 file photo shows actor Bradley Cooper at the premiere of "American Hustle" in New York. Cooper was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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    Jordan Strauss - Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Dec. 3, 2013 file photo shows director David O. Russell at a special screening of "American Hustle"in Los Angeles. Russell was nominated for an Academy Award for best director on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
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    Uncredited - AP
    This film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Sandra Bullock in a scene from "Gravity." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, File)
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    John Shearer - John Shearer/Invision/AP
    FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2013 file photo, Sandra Bullock arrives at the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Bullock was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for her role in "Gravity." The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, file)
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    Evan Agostini - Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Oct. 1, 2013 file photo shows director Alfonso Cuaron at the premiere of "Gravity" in New York. Cuaron was nominated for an Academy Award for best director on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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    Jasin Boland - AP
    This photo released by Sony - Columbia Pictures shows Barkhad Abdi in a scene from the film, "Captain Phillips. Abdi was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Copyright Sony - Columbia Pictures, Jasin Boland)
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    Charles Sykes - Charles Sykes/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Oct. 2, 2013 file photo shows Cate Blanchett at the New York Film Festival Gala Tribute held in her honor in New York. Blanchett was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for her role in "Blue Jasmine." The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
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    Uncredited - AP
    This film image released by Sony - Columbia Pictures shows Tom Hanks, center, in a scene from "Captain Phillips." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Sony - Columbia Pictures)
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    Todd Williamson - Todd Williamson/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Sept. 30, 2013 file photo shows Barkhad Abdi at the special screening of "Captain Phillips" in Beverly Hills, Calif. Abdi was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, File)
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    Todd Williamson - Todd Williamson/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Sept. 30, 2013 file photo shows screenwriter Billy Ray at a special screening of "Captain Phillips" at The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ray was nominated for an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 for the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, File)
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    Joel Ryan - Joel Ryan/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Sept. 17, 2013 file photo shows actress Sally Hawkins at the UK Premiere of "Blue Jasmine," in central London. Hawkins was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for her role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
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    Merrick Morton - AP
    This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Cate Blanchett in a scene from "Blue Jasmine." Blanchett was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for her role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics)
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    Uncredited - AP
    In this film image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Sally Hawkins, left, and Andrew Dice Clay in a scene from the Woody Allen film, "Blue Jasmine." Hawkins was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for her role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics)
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    Christophe Ena - AP
    FILE - This Aug. 27, 2013 file photo shows director and actor Woody Allen at the French premiere of "Blue Jasmine," in Paris. Allen was nominated for an Academy Award for best original screenplay on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 for the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
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    Evan Agostini - Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Dec. 2, 2013 file photo shows actor Jared Leto at the 23rd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York. Leto was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club." The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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    Anne Marie Fox - AP
    This image released by Focus Features shows Jared Leto as Rayon in a scene from "Dallas Buyers Club." Leto was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Focus Features, Anne Marie Fox)
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    Uncredited - AP
    This image released by Focus Features shows Jared Leto as Rayon in a scene from "Dallas Buyers Club." Leto was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Focus Features)
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    Uncredited - AP
    This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from "Her." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures)
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    Chris Pizzello - Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
    This Oct. 12, 2013 photo shows actor Matthew McConaughey at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. McConaughey was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club." The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
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    Alessandra Tarantino - AP
    FILE - This Nov. 10, 2013 file photo shows writer-director Spike Jonze at a screening of the film "Her" at the 8th edition of the Rome International Film Festival in Rome. Jonze was nominated for an Academy Award for best original screenplay on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 for the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)
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    Anne Marie Fox - AP
    This image released by Focus Features shows Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodroof in a scene from the film, "Dallas Buyers Club." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Focus Features, Anne Marie Fox)
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    Joel Ryan - Joel Ryan/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Jan. 9, 2014 file photo shows U.S actor Jonah Hill at the UK Premiere of "The Wolf Of Wall Street," at a Leicester Square cinema in central London. Hill was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
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    Evan Agostini - Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Dec. 17, 2013 file photo shows screenwriter Terence Winter at the premiere party for "The Wolf of Wall Street" in New York. Winter was nominated for an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 for the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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    Eric Charbonneau - AP
    FILE - This Oct. 17, 2013 file photo released by Focus Features shows screenwriters Melisa Wallack, left, and Craig Borten at the "Dallas Buyers Club" premiere in Los Angeles. Wallack and Borten were nominated for an Academy Award for best original screenplay on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 for the film. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Focus Features, Eric Charbonneau, File)
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    Chris Pizzello - Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
    FILE - This Jan. 12, 2014 file photo shows Leonardo DiCaprio at The Weinstein Company's Golden Globes after party in Beverly Hills, Calif. DiCaprio was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in "The Wolf of Wall Street." The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
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