Oscar Nominations

You’re probably thinking. “Where were you?” We already know the Oscar Nominations! Well, I was at school. Don’t shoot the messenger. I’m here now, and that’s what matters. Reactions to follow.

BEST PICTURE

Amour
Argo
Beasts Of The Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Misérables
Life Of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST DIRECTOR

Michael Haneke, Amour
Ang Lee, Life Of Pi
David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
Benh Zietlin, Beasts Of The Southern

BEST ACTOR

Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings PLaybook
Daniel Day Lewis, Lincoln
Hugh Jackman, Les Misérables
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
Denzel Washington, Flight

BEST 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

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Alan Arkin, Argo
Robert DeNiro, Silver Linings Playbook
Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
Christolph Waltz, Django Unchained

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

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

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Amour
Django Unchained
Flight
Moonrise Kingdom
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Argo
Beasts Of The Southern Wild
Life Of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook

BEST FILM EDITING

Argo
Life Of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Anna Karenina
Django Unchained
Life Of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

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

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Anna Karenina
Les Miserables
Lincoln
Mirror Mirror
Snow White And The Huntsman

BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

Hitchcock
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Les Misérables

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

The Avengers
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life Of Pi
Prometheus
Snow White And The Huntsman

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Anna Karenina
Argo
Life Of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

“Before My Time”, Chasing Ice
“Everyone Needs A Best Friend”, Ted
“Pi’s Lullaby”, Life Of Pi
“Skyfall”, Skyfall
“Suddenly”, Les Miserables

BEST SOUND EDITING

Argo
Django Unchained
Life Of Pi
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST SOUND MIXING

Argo
Les Miserables
Life Of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall

ANIMATED FILM

Brave
Frankenweenie
ParaNorman
The Pirates! Band Of Misfits
Wreck-It Ralph

And I know a lot of you hate the movie, but this clip in particular manages to sum up perfectly my thoughts on the nominees. I shall post my thoughts on each of the categories in detail later, but for now..  I need to recover from these snubs.

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