85th Academy Awards: The 15 from 2012

The nominations for the 85th Academy Awards have been announced, and essentially it boils down to 15 films which got one or more nomination.

Lincoln – 12 nominations [Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Tommy Lee Jones), Best Supporting Actress (Sally Field), Best Original Score, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Production Design]

Life Of Pi – 10 nominations [Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing, Best Visual Effects, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design]

Silver Linings Playbook – 8 nominations [Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Bradley Cooper), Best Actress (Jennifer Lawrence), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Robert De Niro), Best Supporting Actress (Jacki Weaver), Best Film Editing]

Argo – 7 nominations [Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Alan Arkin), Best Original Score, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing]

Les Miserables – 7 nominations [Best Picture, Best Actor (Hugh Jackman), Best Supporting Actress (Anne Hathaway), Best Sound Mixing, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup And Hairstyling, Best Production Design]

Django Unchained – 5 nominations [Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Christoph Waltz), Best Sound Editing, Best Cinematography]

Zero Dark Thirty – 5 nominations [Best Picture, Best Actress (Jessica Chastain), Best Original Screenplay, Best Sound Editing, Best Film Editing]

Amour – 4 nominations [Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Emmanuelle Riva), Best Original Screenplay]

Beasts Of The Southern Wild – 4 nominations [Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Quvenzhane Wallis), Best Adapted Screenplay]

Skyfall – 4 nominations [Best Original Score, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Cinematography]

Anna Karenina – 4 nominations [Best Original Score, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Production Design]

The Master – 3 nominations [Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix), Best Supporting Actor (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Best Supporting Actress (Amy Adams)]

The Hobbit – 3 nominations [Best Visual Effects, Best Makeup And Hairstyling, Best Production Design]

Flight – 2 nominations [Best Actor (Denzel Washington), Best Original Screenplay]

Snow White And The Huntsman – 2 nominations [Best Visual Effects, Best Costume Design]

The films with only one nomination each includes the following seven:

  • The Impossible – 1 nomination [Best Actress (Naomi Watts)]
  • Moonrise Kingdom – 1 nomination [Best Original Screenplay]
  • The Sessions – 1 nomination [Best Supporting Actress (Helen Hunt)]
  • The Avengers – 1 nomination [Best Visual Effects]
  • Prometheus – 1 nomination [Best Visual Effects]
  • Mirror Mirror – 1 nomination [Best Costume Design]
  • Hitchcock – 1 nomination [Best Makeup And Hairstyling]

Not included in the list of nominations are Best Foreign Film, Best Animated Feature and the two categories for short films.

I originally published this article over on my other site, GuysNation.

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