Oscars 2014: The nominations debate kicks off on Twitter

 

Memphis Barker@memphisbarker
Thursday 16 January 2014 15:13
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Chiwetel Ejiofor has been nominated for an Oscar for his role as Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave
Chiwetel Ejiofor has been nominated for an Oscar for his role as Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave

The nominations are in. So begins the betting, back-biting, barracking and ballyhoo. Up for Best picture are a record nine films: American Hustle, Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyers Club, Gravity, Her, Nebraska, Philomena, 12 Years a Slave and the Wolf of Wall Street. We've grabbed more nominations, and the early reaction, from Twitter:

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