Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Dallas Buyers Club are among the seven films that remain in the running for the Oscar for makeup and hairstyling, the Academy announced on Saturday.
Surprisingly, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Rush and Lee Daniel’s The Butler were left off the shortlist, which also included American Hustle, Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters, The Great Gatsby and The Lone Ranger.
The seven-film shortlist was compiled after a vote by members of the Makeup Artists & Hairstylists Branch, who also recommended the specific individuals primarily responsible for the shortlisted work.
The 135 members of the branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from the shortlisted films at a bakeoff at the Academys Samuel Goldwyn Theater in January. Members who have seen all seven of the shortlisted films will then be invited to vote, and three nominees will be selected.
Oscars 2014 makeup and hairstyling shortlist:
Dallas Buyers Club
The Great Gatsby
Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
The Lone Ranger