By Brian Ives, Radio.com
This year’sBest Picture nomineesat the 87th annualAcademy Awardsare a mixed bag of art films, films about art, films about fictional countries and films about real people, some of which look at unflattering aspects of heroes and at ugly points in American history.
They’re all great films, butonly one of the nominees was among 2014’s top grossers, and some of them may have left theaters before you had a chance to check them out.
Belowis our rundown of the nominees. (NOTE:Some trailers are NSFW.)
The only nominated film to land in theten top-grossing films released in 2014,Sniperis also the only non-fiction film in the top ten. The rest were adaptations of books, comic books or toys. It was also probably the most divisive Best Picture nominee…
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