Earlier this morning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their Oscar nominations, and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban has received 2 nods. Nominations are in Best Visual Effects and Best Original Score.
In the Best Original Score category Prisoner will be competing against Finding Neverland, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Passion of the Christ & The Village for the Oscar. This is the forty-third Academy Award nomination (including five wins) for John Williams.
In the Best Visual Effects category it is up against I, Robot & Spider-man 2. This is the first nomination for Roger Guyett, the second for Tim Burke & the fourth for John Richardson.
The Oscars will air live from Los Angeles on Sunday, February 27 (please check your local listings).