Twin Cities residents have a bigger reason than usual to tune into the Oscars this year. Minneapolis resident Barkhad Abdi picked up a best actor in a supporting role nomination for Captain Phillips—which is up for a total of six awards, including best picture—while producer Bill Pohlad was among those who made 12 Years a Slave happen. Also, Inside Llewyn Davis by St. Louis Park natives Joel and Ethan Coen Brothers received nods for cinematography and sound mixing.
The following movies received best picture nominations Thursday:
- American Hustle
- Captain Phillips
- Dallas Buyers Club
- 12 Years a Slave
- The Wolf of Wall Street
Click here for a full list of nominations. Then share your thoughts in the comments section below about who you think should win and who you think was snubbed.