OSCARS 2014: A Look at the Screenplay Nominees

Photo: Columbia Pictures

Photo: Columbia Pictures

(This is Part 1 of a five-part series looking at the Oscar nominees in the eight major categories. For Part 2, click here.)

Ten movies’ screenplays are nominated for Academy Awards each year: five original screenplays and five screenplays adapted from another source. This year’s nominees included all nine Best Picture nominees, as well as the third movie in Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy, and offer tighter races than in most years. Continue reading