Nominee reaction: Kenneth Branagh

Supporting actor, 'My Week with Marilyn'

The supporting actor nom for “My Week with Marilyn” marks Kenneth Branagh’s fifth Oscar bid — all of which have come in different categories.

“I’m sort of speechless, it’s really rare and amazing; even though you are in the business to get an Oscar nominations, in each of those cases it felt like a once-in-a-lifetime moment each time I was nominated,” Branagh said. “And frankly my first reaction (this time) was what about Michelle (Williams) because in the end it’s all about the team.”

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