2012 Academy Award Nominees Announced!

The Nominees for the 84th Annual Academy Awards were announced yesterday. There weren’t many surprises, but there will be a few tight races to watch when the show airs next month.

Hugo” was nominated for eleven awards, including Best Director for Martin Scorsese and Best Picture. “The Artist” followed with ten nominations, also for Best Director and Best Picture. “Moneyball” and “War Horse” both got six, and “The Descendants” and “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” got five.

 All eyes will be on Hollywood for film’s biggest night and it’s definitely going to be an amazing show!

In the major categories: 

Actress In A Supporting Role

Bérénice Bejo (The Artist)
Jessica Chastain (The Help)
Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids)
Janet McTeer (Albert Nobbs)
Octavia Spencer (The Help)

Actor In A Supporting Role

Kenneth Branagh (My Week with Marilyn)
Jonah Hill (Moneyball)
Nick Nolte (Warrior)
Christopher Plummer (Beginners)
Max von Sydow (Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close)

Actress In A Leading Role

Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs)
Viola Davis (The Help)
Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)
Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady)
Michelle Williams (My Week with Marilyn)

Actor In A Leading Role

Demián Bichir (A Better Life)
George Clooney (The Descendants)
Jean Dujardin (The Artist)
Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy)
Brad Pitt (Moneyball)

Best Picture

The Artist (Thomas Langmann, Producer)
The Descendants (Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers)
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (Scott Rudin, Producer)
The Help (Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers)
Hugo (Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers)
Midnight in Paris (Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers)
Moneyball (Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz and Brad Pitt, Producers)
The Tree of Life (Nominees to be determined)
War Horse (Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, Producers)

 

See the full list of nominees here!

 

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