Actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce Michael Keaton as a nominee for Best Actor in the film 'Birdman' at the 87th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement. Photo: AFP Actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce Michael Keaton as a nominee for Best Actor in the film 'Birdman' at the 87th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement. Photo: AFP
Actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce Michael Keaton as a nominee for Best Actor in the film 'Birdman' at the 87th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement. Photo: AFP

'Birdman' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' top nomination list for Oscars

Dark comedy and crime caper each take nine best picture nominations; candidates for best actor include Michael Keaton, Bradley Cooper

Actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce Michael Keaton as a nominee for Best Actor in the film 'Birdman' at the 87th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement. Photo: AFP Actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce Michael Keaton as a nominee for Best Actor in the film 'Birdman' at the 87th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement. Photo: AFP
Actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce Michael Keaton as a nominee for Best Actor in the film 'Birdman' at the 87th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement. Photo: AFP
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