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19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards - Press Room

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The Academy Award nominations are in and there are a few colorful nominees.  Summer box-office smash directed by F. Gary Gray, Straight Outta Compton  has been nominated for best original screenplay.  What Happened, Miss Simone?, a documentary about the life of legendary singer and activist Nina Simone’s received a nomination for Best Documentary Feature.  Creed, the Rocky revival film, starring Michael B. Jordan received only one nomination for Sylvester Stallone for Best Supporting Actor. In other categories, R&B singer The Weeknd is up for Best Original Song for “Earned It” from Fifty Shades of Grey.  The 88th annual Oscars airs Sunday February 28 at 7 p.m. on ABC.