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Watch at home
Want to watch the nominees from the comfort of your own couch? Some Oscar hopefuls are available online and through on-demand channels. Check with your subscription services.
Because many are new to theaters, DVD release dates have not been set or are set for after the Oscars. Here are the titles available on DVD between now and March 2:
•“Before Midnight” – Out now
•“Blue Jasmine” – Out now
•“Despicable Me 2” – Out now
•“Dirty Wars” – Out now
•“Iron Man 3” – Out now
•“Prisoners” – Out now
•“Star Trek Into Darkness” – Out now
•“The Act of Killing” – Out now
•“The Croods” – Out now
•“The Great Gatsby” – Out now
•“The Hunt” – Out now
•“The Lone Ranger” – Out now
•“The Square” – Out now
•“20 Feet from Stardom” – Out now
•“Captain Phillips” – Tuesday
•“Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” – Jan. 28
•“Dallas Buyers Club” – Feb. 4
•“Cutie and the Boxer” – Feb. 4
•“All Is Lost” – Feb. 11
•“Blue is the Warmest Color” – Feb. 25
Source: Amazon
Associated Press
December photo shows director David O. Russell at a special screening of "American Hustle"in Los Angeles. Russell was nominated for an Academy Award for best director on Thursday.

Want to watch an Oscar nominee? Here's what's playing locally

FORT WAYNE -- It's a great time for movie lovers. The Oscar nominations were announced Thursday and of the nine films vying for the best picture award, eight are still showing in local theaters.

If you haven't caught up with many of the movies receiving Oscar buzz, you can get started this weekend. But you may want to plan accordingly if you want to watch most of them before the March 2 Academy Awards ceremony, as some of the films will be out of the theaters soon.

Here's a rundown of what movies (descriptions of each film can be found in Movie Critic on Page 3W) are still playing locally and what they are nominated for:

"12 Years a Slave" – Best picture, best director, Chiwetel Ejiofor for lead actor, Michael Fassbender for supporting actor, Lupita Nyong'o for supporting actress, costume design, film editing, production design and adapted screenplay

"American Hustle" – Best picture, best director, Christian Bale for lead actor, Amy Adams for lead actress, Bradley Cooper for supporting actor, Jennifer Lawrence for supporting actress, costume design, film editing, production design and original screenplay

"Captain Phillips" – Best picture, Barkhad Abdi for supporting actor, film editing, sound editing, sound mixing and adapted screenplay

"Gravity" – Best picture, best director, Sandra Bullock for lead actress, cinematography, film editing, original score, production design, sound editing, sound mixing and visual effects

"Her" – Best picture, original score, original song, production design and original screenplay

"Nebraska" – Best picture, best director, Bruce Dern for lead actor, June Squibb for supporting actress, cinematography and original screenplay

"Philomena" – Best picture, Judi Dench for lead actress, original score and adapted screenplay

"The Wolf of Wall Street" – Best picture, best director, Leonardo DiCaprio for lead actor, Jonah Hill for supporting actor and adapted screenplay

"August: Osage County" – Meryl Streep for lead actress and Julia Roberts for supporting actress

"Despicable Me 2" – Animated feature film and original song

"Frozen" – Animated feature film and original song

"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" – Sound editing, sound mixing and visual effects

"Inside Llewyn Davis" – Cinematography and sound mixing

"Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" – Makeup and hairstyling

"Lone Survivor" – Sound editing and sound mixing

"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" – Original song

"Saving Mr. Banks" – Original score

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