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Top 20 snubs and surprises of the 2015 Oscar nominations

Readers have cast their votes over at movies.com for the biggest snubs and biggest surprises of the 2015 Academy Award nominations.

I’m onboard with Gyllenhaal getting snubbed for Nightcrawler and American Sniper being nominated for Best Picture.

What Was the Biggest Oscar Snub of 2015?

1. The Lego Movie for Best Animated Feature
2. Jake Gyllenhaal for Best Actor in Nightcrawler
3. Gone Girl for Best Adapted Screenplay
4. Interstellar for Best Cinematography
5. David Oyelowo for Best Actor for Selma
6. Guardians of the Galaxy for Best Adapted Screenplay
7. Ralph Fiennes for Best Actor for the Grand Budapest Hotel
8. Snowpiercer for Best Production Design
9. Life Itself for Best Documentary
10. The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies for Best Visual Effects
11. Ava Duvernay for Best Director for Selma
12. Force Majeure for Best Foreign Language Film
13. Tilda Swinton for Best Supporting Actress in Snowpiercer
14. Interstellar for Best Picture
15. Josh Brolin for Best Supporting Actor for Inherent Vice
16. Jessica Chastain for Best Supporting Actress in a Most Violent Year
17. Jennifer Aniston for Best Actress in Cake
18. Foxcatcher for Best Picture
19. Unbroken for Best Picture
20. The Overnighters for Best Documentary

What Was the Biggest Surprise Oscar Nomination of 2015?

1. American Sniper for Best Picture
2. Bradley Cooper for Best Actor for American Sniper
3. Robert Duvall for Best Supporting Actor for the Judge
4. Marion Cotillard for Best Actress for Two Days, One Night
5. Captain America: the Winter Soldier for Best Visual Effects
6. Laura Dern for Best Supporting Actress in Wild
7. Song of the Sea for Best Animated Feature
8. Whiplash for Best Picture
9. Bennett Miller for Best Director for Foxcatcher
10. The Tale of Princess Kaguya for Best Animated Feature
11. “Everything Is Awesome” for Best Song for The Lego Movie
12. The Grand Budapest Hotel for Best Picture
13. Inherent Vice for Best Adapted Screenplay
14. Selma for Best Picture
15. Foxcatcher for Best Original Screenplay
16. Ida for Best Cinematography
17. Nightcrawler for Best Original Screenplay
18. Interstellar for Best Sound Mixing
19. Wes Anderson for Best Director for the Grand Budapest Hotel
20. Virunga for Best Documentary

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