POLL: What are your picks for the Academy Awards?
The 86th Academy Awards will be presented on March 2. Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images
Early Thursday morning when the Oscar nominations were announced in Los Angeles, Hollywood immediately flocked to Twitter ... well, almost all of Hollywood ...
Woke up early to be ready for the #OscarNoms! I've got my coffee and my bagel and my -- what do you mean it was at 4 in the morning?— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) January 16, 2014
Every year, before Hollywood can get dolled up and head to the Dolby Theater, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences makes its big announcement of nominees.
And then ... the real buzz begins. Celebrations and congratulations....
From big-name stars like Leonardo DiCaprio:
To Mark Sanger, the man responsible for the editing in "Gravity," one of the films to beat this year, with a total of 10 nominations:
@originaljonone As long as you promise not to clash with my dress....— Mark Sanger (@Bluetrundle) January 16, 2014
And Khalid Abdalla, the producer for "The Square," a feature-length nominated documentary about the Egyptian revolution:
So @TheSquareFilm is now the first ever Egyptian film to be nominated for an Oscar. Time for the authorities to let it be seen in Egypt.— Khalid Abdalla (@khalidabdalla) January 16, 2014
Before we let the Academy decide anything, we at Art Beat want to hear from you. Tell us, what -- and who -- should win at the Academy Awards this year?
We will tally up the results and then come March 2, check back to see how close your predictions are to the outcomes.