The Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar Race Narrows to Seven Films

7 Films Move Forward in Hunt for Makeup Oscar
Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Drax The Destroyer (Dave Bautista) and Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel) in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ (Photo ©Marvel 2014)

Seven films have made the cut and are now on the shortlist to move forward as nominees in the Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar category. According to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, members of the Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will have the opportunity to watch 10 minute excerpts from the seven films still in the running. Three films will ultimately be nominated in the category following the special screening on Saturday, January 10, 2015.

The seven films still in consideration are:

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Theory of Everything

The 2015 Oscar nominations will be announced on January 15, 2015. The 87th Academy Awards will be held on February 22, 2015 and will air live on ABC.

-By Rebecca Murray

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