Julianne Moore received her fifth nomination at the Oscars with her work in “Still Alice.” For this performance, she has already been rewarded with a Golden Globe and a BAFTA.
Moore plays the role of Alice, a linguistics professor who is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease at 50.
Reese Witherspoon, who already won an Oscar for her role in “Walk the Line” in 2006, is nominated for the role in the drama “Wild.”
The actress put on Cheryl’s autobiography, a woman who walked 1,100 mile through the mountains to find herself.
Marion Cotillard won an Oscar for her work in “La Vie en Rose,” for playing Edith Piaf. This year, she is nominated for playing Sandra in “Deux Jours Une Nuit.” Sandra has one weekend at her disposal to persuade her colleagues to help her to keep her job.
Marking her first nomination, Felicity Jones plays Jane Wilde, the first wife of Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything.” Wilde and Hawking’s love began at Cambridge in the 1960s and the two married after he was diagnosed with motor neurone disease.
Rosamund Pike is nominated for the first time at the Oscars for her role in “Gone Girl.” Pike plays Amy Dunne, an apparent model wife who mysteriously disappears, leaving her unfaithful husband under suspicion.
Marion Cotillard, Two Days One Night
Felicity Jones, The Theory of Everything
Julianne Moore, Still Alice — WINNER
Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
Reese Witherspoon, Wild