The Academy Awards Announces Nominations for 85th Annual Oscar Ceremony

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It’s that time of year again folks! It’s one of UTG’s favorite awards shows, The Academy Awards, and this year’s nominations are in! While I’m sure there are some categories that will lead to some water-cooler conversations, there’s no doubting that this year was good to us with a large quantity of good films.

The Oscars this year are on February 24, and will be hosted by comedian Seth MacFarlane. This will be the Academy Awards’ 85th Oscar ceremony.

You can check out the nominations after the break, but you can bet as the days draw closer to the ceremony, we will be covering who and what will win the film industry’s most coveted recognition.

Best Picture
Argo
Django Unchained
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Amour
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty
Beasts of the Southern Wild

Actor in a Leading Role
Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook
Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln
Hugh Jackman – Les Miserables
Joaquin Phoenix – The Master
Denzel Washington – Flight

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

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

Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams – The Master
Sally Field – Lincoln
Anne Hathaway – Les Miserables
Helen Hunt – The Sessions
Jackie Weaver – Silver Linings Playbook

Animated Feature Film
Brave
Frankenweenie
ParaNorman
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Wreck-It Ralph

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

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

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