And the Nominees Are…

Yes there were some surprises this year. A little movie called Beasts of the Southern Wild was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director and 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis, who is the youngest nominee, in the Best Actress Category, Bradley Cooper for Best Actor and Jennifer Lawrence for Best Actress in Silver Linings Playbook. Quentin Tarantino for Best Original Screenplay – Django Unchained.

Here’s a list of the nominees in some of the major categories to be updated throughout the day:

Best Picture

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

Actor in a Leading Role

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

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”

Actress in a Leading Role

Naomi Watts – “The Impossible”
Jessica Chastain – “Zero Dark Thirty”
Jennifer Lawrence – “Silver Linings Playbook”
Emmanuelle Riva – “Amour” (oldest best actress nominee, will turn 86 on February 24 – the day of the Oscars) Quvenzhané Wallis – “Beasts of the Southern Wild” (youngest best actress nominee at age 9)

Actress in a Supporting Role

Sally Field – “Lincoln”
Anne Hathaway – “Les Miserables”
Jacki Weaver – “Silver Linings Playbook”
Helen Hunt – “The Sessions”
Amy Adams – “The Master”


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