Awesome: Check Out The Nominee Title Cards from This Years Oscars

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One of the cooler things at this years Academy Awards wasn’t anything that happened on stage, it was on the monitors as nominees were announced. Sounds silly but each nominee had an amazingly designed title card for each category. They were created by Mill+, the firm which has been doing design work for the show for the past few years.

I’ve included some of my favourites (including the Best Screenplay Card for _Blue Jasmine_ above).

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86th Oscars Awards Nominations Announced: Gravity and American Hustle Lead The Pack

86th Oscars

The Academy Awards Nominations were announced this morning and, unsurprisingly, _American Hustle_ leads the pack with ten nods. Slightly surprisingly, _Gravity_ has the same number of nominations. Also slightly surprisingly, _12 Years a Slave_ has one less with nine. Also unsurprisingly, _The Wolf of Wall Street_ has just five.

Hit the jump to see the full list of millionaires who might receive the most coveted golden statues.

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Matt’s 2013: The Best List

Best of 2013

2013 was a good year for the movies. It had its ups and downs, but in the end there was a pretty good crop of films and more than a few great ones.

I’ve already revisited the [films I was most looking forward to](http://awesomefriday.ca/2013/12/matts-2013-most-anticipated-revisited/) and the [films I liked the least](http://awesomefriday.ca/2014/01/matts-2013-the-worst-list/) and now it is time to look at the films I liked best.

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