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85th Academy Award nominations announced

Posted by Emily Wright  January 10, 2013 08:16 AM

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The nominations for the Oscars were announced Thursday morning at 8:38 a.m. ET. Comedian Seth MacFarlane, who will host the awards on Feb. 24., presented the nods with actress Emma Stone.

Steven Spielberg's biopic "Lincoln" leads the pack with 12 nods. Here are the nominations:

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

Best director

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

Best actor

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

Best actress
Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”
Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Naomi Watts, “The Impossible”
Emmanuelle Riva, “Amour”
Quvenzhane Wallis, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Best supporting actor

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

Best supporting actress

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

For a complete list, visit the official Academy Awards site.

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