Usually nominated for costume design are period pics with beautiful gowns... "The Swarm" features lots of beekeepers.
Chiwetel Ejiofor portrays Solomon Northup, and the screenplay closely follows the memoir. Henry Louis Gates, who was a historical consultant on the film, praised the filmmakers for their fidelity to the text. "There's no question about the historical accuracy," he said. "They did a wonderful job."
Chadwick Boseman portrays Jackie Robinson, with Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey.
Tom Hanks plays Phillips, the captain of the cargo ship Maersk Alabama, whose vessel was hijacked by Somali pirates and was taken hostage.
Matthew McConaughey plays Ron Woodroof, who schemed to circumvent the FDA by delivering unapproved treatments to AIDS patients in the late 1980s.
Benedict Cumberbatch portrays Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks.
Michael B. Jordan plays Oscar Grant, a young man fatally shot by a San Francisco transit police officer in 2009.
Daniel Radcliffe, Ben Foster and Jack Huston portray Beat writers Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Jack Kerouac, and Dane DeHaan plays Lucien Carr.
Forest Whitaker plays Cecil Gaines, a White House butler who served eight presidents. Alan Rickman and Jane Fonda play the Reagans.
Idris Elba portrays South African leader Nelson Mandela.
Judi Dench plays Philomena Lee, a woman searching for the son who was taken from her and sold into adoption, and Steve Coogan plays the journalist who brough her story to international attention.
Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl play Formula One drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda in the Ron Howard film.
Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson are Walt Disney and "Mary Poppins" author P.L. Travers.
Tony Leung Chiu-wai plays martial arts master Ip Man.
Pic chronicles the affair between Charles Dickens and Ellen "Nelly" Ternan, as played by Ralph Fiennes and Felicity Jones.
Mark Wahlberg stars as Marcus Luttrell, a Navy SEAL who received the Navy Cross for his actions in 2005 facing Taliban fighters during Operation Red Wing.
George Clooney and Matt Damon are part of the WWII platoon tasked to rescue art from the Nazis and return them to their rightful owners.
Leonardo DiCaprio plays stockbroker Jordan Belfort.
Alec Baldwin's (@ABFalecbaldwin) Tweet rants are legendary. He first quit Twitter in 2011, then again in June 2013 after his wife was accused of tweeting at James Gandolfini's funeral. He resumed tweeting again, surprise, surprise, in time for the debut of his MSNBC talkshow.
Chris Brown (@chrisbrown) deleted his account in 2012 after a Twitter war with comedian Jenny Johnson. He returned a week later. He's also quit in 2009 and 2011.
Miley Cyrus (@mileycyrus) was urged to quit tweeting in 2009 by ex-boyfriend Liam Hemsworth (he joined Twitter in June to promote "Paranoia"). She returned in 2011.
The last tweet from Megan Fox (@meganfox) in January said: "5 days on Twitter and I have yet to discern it's purpose. #WhatIsThePoint ???" She is, however, very active on Facebook.
James Franco quit in 2011 because of pressure from corporate sponsors. He told Politico, "My thought was 'this is my Twitter. I can do whatever I want.' But certain companies I work with contacted me about what I was saying." He returned in 2012 with a new account (@JamesFrancoTV).
Ashton Kutcher (@aplusk) was the first user to amass more than a million followers. He got in trouble after tweeting about Penn State firing late football coach Joe Paterno in 2011. He has since turned over the account to his management team.
Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) quit Twitter in 2010 before entering rehab. She's returned to tweeting, although has proclaimed "I really love my fans, but hate gossip sites. Gonna take a breather from Twitter."
Jennifer Love Hewitt (@TheReal_Jlh) declared in July "I'm sad to say that Twitter is no longer for me," after receiving negative tweets. She returned a month later.
John Mayer quit his personal Twitter account in 2010 (@johncmayer) but continues to have an official @johnmayer account for album and tour news.
Jimmy Kimmel is the most recent target of Kanye West's Twitter rants (@kanyewest). They've since made nice, but Kanye is super emotional on Twitter. He deleted all of his tweets in 2012, then tweeted "BE BACK SOON." He was, two days later.