Oscars Announce Shortlist for Makeup and Hairstyling

Guardians of the Galaxy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the shortlist in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for this year’s Oscars.

The seven films in competition include a mix of fantasy/sci-fi (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Maleficent”), reality work (“Foxcatcher,” “The Theory of Everything”) and stylized pieces (“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Noah”).

Nominations for the 87th Academy Awards will be unveiled Thursday, Jan. 15. Polls officially close the week prior on Jan. 8 at 5 p.m. PT.

Among the films with notable hair/makeup work that were missing from Oscar’s shortlist: “Get on Up,” “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” “Into the Woods” and “Unbroken.”

Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, the 2015 Oscars will unfold Feb. 22 at the Dolby Theatre.

Here’s the complete list:

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2”
“Foxcatcher”
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
“Guardians of the Galaxy”
“Maleficent”
“Noah”
“The Theory of Everything”

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  1. Alan says:

    Sure it’s going to be Guardians of the Galaxy winning here. Just watch the film. Nearly every moment in the movie has a great makeup. Variety & quality. Great stuff.

  2. Reblogged this on anthonyjbeaute and commented:
    Short list Oscar Hair&makeup nominations. Great work to all the artists.

  3. Titans 505 says:

    Disappointed that Into the Woods didn’t make the cut, but I’m glad that Guardians of the Galaxy and Maleficent making the cut. My predictions for the nominees
    1. Foxcatcher
    2. The Grand Budapest Hotel
    3. Guardians of the Galaxy

    Winner – Foxcatcher

  4. JSB says:

    WHAT? NO “GET ON UP”??? Single best hairstyling in ages.

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