Oscars 2013: the nominations

Well, here we are! Featuring the youngest and oldest Best Actress nominees in history and otherwise not much of interest, the Academy nominations have arrived and are as predictable as ever.

Best Picture

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

Best Director

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

Best Actor in a Leading Role

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

Best Actress in a Leading Role

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

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Sally Field – Lincoln
Anne Hathaway – Les Misérables
Jackie Weaver – Silver Linings Playbook
Helen Hunt – The Sessions
Amy Adams – The Master

Best Original Screenplay

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

Best Adapted Screenplay

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

Best Foreign Language Feature

Amour – Austria
No – Chile
War Witch – Canada
A Royal Affair – Denmark
Kon-Tiki – Norway

Best Animated Feature

Brave – Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman
Frankenweenie – Tim Burton
ParaNorman – Sam Fell and Chris Butler
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists – Peter Lord
Wreck-it Ralph – Rich Moore

Best Documentary Feature

5 Broken Cameras – Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi
The Gatekeepers – nominees TBA
How to Survive a Plague -nominees TBA
The Invisible War -nominees TBA
Searching for Sugar Man -nominees TBA

Best Documentary – Short Subject

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

Production Design

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

Achievement in Cinematography

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

Achievement in Visual Effects

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi
Marvel Avengers Assemble
Snow White and the Huntsman

Achievement in Film Editing

Argo – William Goldenberg
Life of Pi – Tim Squyres
Lincoln – Michael Kahn
Silver Linings Playbook – Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers
Zero Dark Thirty – Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg

Achievement in Sound Editing

Argo – Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn
Django Unchained – Wylie Stateman
Life of Pi – Eugene Gearty and Philip Stockton
Skyfall – Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers
Zero Dark Thirty – Paul N J Ottosson

Achievement in Sound Mixing

Argo – John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia
Les Misérables – Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes
Life of Pi – Ron Bartlett, D M Hemphill and Drew Kunin
Lincoln – Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins
Skyfall – Scott Millan, Greg P Russell and Stuart Wilson

Achievement in Costume Design

Anna Karenina – Jacqueline Durran
Les Misérables – Paco Delgado
Lincoln – Joanna Johnston
Mirror Mirror – Eiko Ishioka
Snow White and the Huntsman – Colleen Atwood

Achievement in Makeup

Hitchcock – Howard Berger, Peter Montagna and Martin Samuel
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane
Les Misérables – Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell

Best Original Score

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

Best Original Song

Before My Time – Chasing Ice
Pi’s Lullaby – Life of Pi
Suddenly – Les Misérables
Everybody Needs a Best Friend – Ted
Skyfall – Skyfall

Best Live Action Short Film

Asad – Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura
Buzkashi Boys – Sam French and Ariel Nasr
Curfew – Shawn Christensen
Death of a Shadow – Tom Van Avermaet and Ellen De Waele
Henry – Yan England

Best Animated Short Film

Adam and Dog – Minkyu Lee
Fresh Guacamole – PES
Head over Heels – Timothy Reckard and Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly
Maggie Simpson in ‘The Longest Daycare’ – David Silverman
Paperman – John Kahrs


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