“The Grand Budapest Hotel” nominated for 9 Oscars!

The full list of Academy Awards nominees was just announced, and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” was nominated on 9 categories!

Best Picture
“Birdman”
“Boyhood”
“Selma”
“The Theory of Everything”
“The Imitation Game”
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
“American Sniper”
“Whiplash”

Directing
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, “Birdman”
Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Morten Tyldum, “The Imitation Game”
Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher”

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“The Grand Budapest Hotel” receives 11 BAFTA nominations!

The nominations have been announced for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2015.

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” was nominated in the following categories: Best Film, Director and Original Screenplay for Wes Anderson, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design, Make Up & Hair and Sound. Ralph Fiennes is nominated for Leading Actor.

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” gets nominated at the Golden globes!

The film “The Grand Budapest Hotel” has been nominated at the 2015 Golden Globes! It is up for Best Comedy or Musical, against Birdman, Into The Woods, Pride and St. Vincent. Congratulations to the cast and crew!

Best comedy or musical
Birdman
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Into the Woods
Pride
St. Vincent

‘Budapest Hotel’ Checks In Late to Awards Race

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According to the website Variety, the film “The Grand Budapest Hotel” has joined the 2015 awards race!

On Nov. 19, voting began for SAG nominations. On Dec. 1, art directors and producers kick off the guild voting, while the New York Film Critics Circle are first out of the gate by announcing their winners.

As we get down to the wire, Hollywood calendars are jam-packed with awards events. And at each gathering, voters trade notes about titles they’ve seen recently and the handful of films they need to see. The conversation is always dominated by the latest contenders — and yet this year, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” keeps coming up.

The Wes Anderson film premiered at Berlin almost a year ago and bowed domestically in March, which in an awards-season-timetable is the equivalent of 200 years ago. It has long been on VOD and video, so as a flock of terrific films open to fanfare and media attention, “Budapest” may seem like old news. Au contraire, mes amis.

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“The Grand Budapest Hotel” among Variety’s 2014 Favorites

Variety has just released a list of their favorite films from 2014, and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” is among them.

To say that our top three critics don’t always see eye-to-eye would be an understatement, but they can all agree on at least one thing: “The Grand Budapest Hotel” is one of Wes Anderson’s best movies, and one of the strongest entries in a year that has so far offered no shortage of cinematic excellence. Also mentioned by at least one critic: a steamy gay-cruising thriller, a hotly debated biblical epic, and two staggeringly ambitious magnum opuses that clocked in at more than four hours apiece. There will be many more hours (and weeks, and months) of moviegoing to come before they have their final say on the year in movies, but at the moment, 2014 is off to an excellent start.

Wes Anderson’s ambitious chronicle of an imaginary Europe in the lull between two not-so-imaginary wars is, unsurprisingly, a marvel of technology and design, with its round-robin aspect ratios, ingenious use of miniatures and a luxe hotel worthy of Thomas Mann. But the triumph of Anderson’s film is that it is equally rich — and finally, terribly moving — in its sense of an irrecoverable past, first loves, true friendships and small acts of heroism.

For the complete list, visit Variety.com!

Gallery additions: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Our gallery has been updated with a new image from behind the scenes of “The Grand Budapes Hotel”, as well as a new promotional still.