10:00 PM Jan 16, 2014
The 86th Academy Awards nominations for lead actress in a motion picture are Amy Adams, "American Hustle"; Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"; Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"; Judi Dench, "Philomena"; and Meryl Streep, "August: Osage County", announced at the AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on January 16, 2014 inBeverly Hills, Calif. ( Lionel Hahn/Abaca Press/MCT)
(MCT) – This year's Academy Award nominations? A little "Gravity," a little levity and some actual gravity courtesy of "12 Years a Slave."