Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley the filmmakers behind "Birdman," "The Boxtrolls," "Boyhood," "The Theory of Everything" and "The Imitation Game"... all have had a big morning with the announcement of the 2015 Academy Awards nominations. 

The winners will be revealed at the Feb. 22 ceremony held in Los Angeles, but in the meantime, nominees are simply happy to be here.

Check out the full list of nods here, and read the gallery below for many nominees' reactions. J.K. Simmons: flabergasted. Michael Keaton: smiling non-stop. Emma Stone: "f***ing excited."

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After five years as a columnist and editor at Billboard, Katie Hasty joined HitFix in 2009 for music and film reporting out of New York. The Midwest native has worked as a writer, music promoter and in A&R since 1999 and performs with her band Numbers And Letters.