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Here’s how Twitter reacted to the 2015 Oscar nominations

The 2015 Oscar nominees were announced this morning. This is, of course, very early for the West Coast.

The first 11 nominees were read by directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams. The remaining 13 were read by actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.

Someone made a joke about Abrams, and it sort of worked.

This one, however, did not. Mostly because, given the excitement of the telecast, there was no time to google "nespresso."

People quickly noted how significant it was that Cuarón was announcing 2015's nominees, which include Alejandro González Iñárritu for Birdman.

The most nominations went to Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman, as expected.

The folks at the Glasgow Film Festival, where the Wes Anderson comedy premiered, were excitedly picking out their Oscars wardrobe.

Probably because this is Anderson's first director nom.

Not everyone was thrilled about that.

But this guy was.

There was a strange controversy about sound.

Like, an actual controversy.

This person explained it.

Boone Isaacs had an unfortunate slip of the tongue. And everyone noticed.

We noticed, too:

So did a lot of people.

Several people, er, appreciated Pine.

Disney was thrilled that its adorable animated short won a nomination.

It was actually a great year all around for animation!

But some thought The Lego Movie was snubbed.

As was Jake Gyllenhaal.

There were directorial snubs, too.

And boy band snubs?

And writer snubs.

What's more, this was a disappointing year for female writers and directors.

Which some thought was odd, especially considering the great work Ava DuVernay did with Selma.

Speaking of women: Meryl Streep continues her streak of Being Meryl Streep.

And Benedict Cumberbatch continues to melt everyone's hearts. Here's his statement on his first Oscar nom.

American Sniper racked up quite a few nominations.

The nominations were very white this year, too.

Which made this tweet from John Legend, who won a Best Song nomination for "Glory" from Selma, especially poignant.

Update: In response to the lack of diversity represented in the nominations, the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite began circulating on Twitter. Read about it here.

Update 2: This post has been updated to reflect how Twitter continued to react throughout the day.

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