Oscar 2014: Meet the Best Actress nominees
The Academy awards are scheduled to be held on March 3.
With just a few days left to the Academy awards, anticipation and excitement has reached its zenith as film bloggers are busy making predictions and potential winners.
Here, we take a look at the five exceedingly talented actresses stars nominated in the Best Actress category.
There's Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine), who has been widely hailed as a shoo-in for the trophy, regular fixture Meryl Streep (August Osage County), Dame Judi Dench (Philomena), onscreen con woman Amy Adams (American Hustle) and lost astronaut Sandra Bullock (Gravity).
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Image: Cate Blanchett, Amy Adams, Judi Dench, Meryl Streep and Sandra Bullock