85th Academy Awards Nominees Announced

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Nominees for the 85th Academy Awards were announced this morning by Emma Stone and Seth McFarlane from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. As expected, Les Misérables, Argo, Lincoln, and Silver Linings Playbook led all comers, with a few notable surprises and snubs as well.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences went with a field of nine movies to round out its Best Picture category with Beasts of the Southern Wild, Life of Pi, Amour and Django Unchained sliding in the field of the expected other five contenders.

The 85th Academy Awards will hold their ceremony on Sunday, February 24th at Hollywood's beautiful beautiful Kodak Theater. The gala will be televised live on ABC at 7 PM (EST). The ceremony will be hosted this year by Seth McFarlane.

Here's the complete list of this year's nominees:

PICTURE:

  • Amour
  • Argo
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Django Unchained
  • Les Misérables
  • Life of Pi
  • Lincoln
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Zero Dark Thirty


DIRECTOR:

  • Michael Haneke - Amour
  • Benh Zeitlin - Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Ang Lee - Life of Pi
  • Steven Spielberg - Lincoln
  • David O. Russell - Silver Linings Playbook


ACTOR:

  • Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook
  • Daniel Day-Lewis - Lincoln
  • Hugh Jackman - Les Misérables
  • Joaquin Phoenix - The Master
  • Denzel Washington - Flight


ACTRESS:

  • Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty
  • Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook
  • Emmanuelle Riva - Amour
  • Quvenzhané Wallis - Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Naomi Watts - The Impossible


SUPPORTING ACTOR:

  • Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Master
  • Robert De Niro - Silver Linings Playbook
  • Alan Arkin - Argo
  • Tommy Lee Jones - Lincoln


SUPPORTING ACTRESS:

  • Amy Adams - The Master
  • Sally Field - Lincoln
  • Anne Hathaway - Les Misérables
  • Helen Hunt - The Sessions
  • Jacki Weaver - Silver Linings Playbook


ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:

  • Amour - Michael Haneke
  • Django Unchained - Quentin Tarantino
  • Flight - John Gatins
  • Moonrise Kingdom - Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola
  • Zero Dark Thirty - Mark Boal


ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:

  • Argo - Chris Terrio
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild - Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin
  • Life of Pi - David Magee
  • Lincoln - Tony Kushner
  • Silver Linings Playbook - David O. Russell


ANIMATED FEATURE:

  • Pixar's Brave
  • Frankenweenie
  • ParaNorman
  • The Pirates! Band of Misfits
  • Wreck-It Ralph


FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM:

  • Amour (Austria/France)
  • Kon-Tiki (Norway)
  • No (Chile)
  • A Royal Affair (Denmark)
  • War Witch (Canada)


CINEMATOGRAPHY:

  • Anna Karenina - Seamus McGarvey
  • Django Unchained - Robert Richardson
  • Life of Pi - Claudio Miranda
  • Lincoln - Janusz Kaminski
  • Skyfall - Roger Deakins


DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:

  • 5 Broken Cameras - Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi
  • The Gatekeepers - Dror Moreh
  • How to Survive a Plague - David France
  • The Invisible War - Kirby Dick
  • Searching for Sugar Man - Malik Bendjelloul


DOCUMENTARY SHORT:

  • Inocente - Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine
  • Kings Point - Sari Gilman and Jedd Wider
  • Mondays at Racine - Cynthia Wade and Robin Honan
  • Open Heart - Kief Davidson and Cori Shepherd Stern
  • Redemption - Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill


ANIMATED SHORT:

  • Adam and Dog - Minkyu Lee
  • Fresh Guacamole - PES
  • Head over Heels - Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly
  • Maggie Simpson in "The Longest Daycare" - David Silverman
  • Paperman - John Kahrs


LIVE-ACTION SHORT:

  • Asad - Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura
  • Buzkashi Boys - Sam French and Ariel Nasr
  • Curfew - Shawn Christensen
  • Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw) - Tom Van Avermaet and Ellen De Waele
  • Henry - Yan England


VISUAL EFFECTS:

  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • Life of Pi
  • Marvel's The Avengers
  • Prometheus
  • Snow White and the Huntsman


PRODUCTION DESIGN:

  • Anna Karenina
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • Les Misérables
  • Life of Pi
  • Lincoln


COSTUME DESIGN:

  • Anna Karenina
  • Les Misérables
  • Lincoln
  • Mirror Mirror
  • Snow White and the Huntsman


MAKE-UP & HAIR:

  • Hitchcock
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • Les Misérables


FILM EDITING:

  • Argo
  • Life of Pi
  • Lincoln
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Zero Dark Thirty


SOUND MIXING:

  • Argo
  • Les Misérables
  • Life of Pi
  • Lincoln
  • Skyfall


SOUND EDITING:

  • Argo
  • Django Unchained
  • Life of Pi
  • Skyfall
  • Zero Dark Thirty


ORIGINAL SCORE:

  • Anna Karenina - Dario Marianelli
  • Argo - Alexandre Desplat
  • Life of Pi - Mychael Danna
  • Lincoln - John Williams
  • Skyfall - Thomas Newman


ORIGINAL SONG:

  • "Before My Time" from Chasing Ice
  • "Everybody Needs A Best Friend" from Ted
  • "Pi's Lullaby" from Life of Pi
  • "Skyfall" from Skyfall
  • "Suddenly" from Les Misérables

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