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The Post’s reviews of 2014 Best Picture nominees

The nominations for the 2014 Academy Awards were announced Thursday morning. These are the nine films nominated for Best Picture

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★★★★ "Dallas Buyers Club"

"Dallas Buyers Club." (AP Photo/Focus Features, Anne Marie Fox)

★★★½ "Philomena"

"Philomena." (Alex Bailey/The Weinstein Company)

★★★★ "Nebraska"

"Nebraska." (Merie W. Wallace/© MMXIII Paramount Vantage, A Division of Paramount Pictures Corporation).

★★★★ "12 Years a Slave"

"12 Years A Slave." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Jaap Buitendijk)

★★★★ "Gravity"

"Gravity." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures)

★★★★ "Captain Phillips"

"Captain Phillips." (AP Photo/Sony - Columbia Pictures)

★★½ "The Wolf of Wall Street"

"The Wolf of Wall Street." (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures and Red Granite Pictures, Mary Cybulski)

★★★★ "Her"

"Her." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Merrick Morton)

★★★½ "American Hustle"

"American Hustle." (AP Photo/Sony - Columbia Pictures, Francois Duhamel)
Margaret Ely is a digital editor for Lifestyle. Previously, she was an intern for the Post’s Metro section.
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