Entertainment | Celebrity

Oscars: Nominees in leading categories

Your nominee cheatsheet

  • Reuters
  • Published: 08:22 February 25, 2013
  • Tabloid

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out the Oscars at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre on Sunday for the best movies, performances, writing, directing and other achievements on film in 2012.

- BEST PICTURE “Zero Dark Thirty” “Django Unchained” “Argo” “Les Miserables” “Amour” “Life of Pi” “Beasts of the Southern Wild” “Silver Linings Playbook” “Lincoln”

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

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

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

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

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

- BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY Chris Terrio, “Argo” Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin, “Beasts of the Southern Wild” David Magee, “Life of Pi” Tony Kushner, “Lincoln” David O. Russell, “Silver Linings Playbook”

- BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY Michael Haneke, “Amour” Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained” John Gatins, “Flight” Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola, “Moonrise Kingdom” Mark Boal, “Zero Dark Thirty”

- BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM “Amour” Austria “Kon-Tiki” Norway “No” Chile “A Royal Affair” Denmark “War Witch” Canada

- BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM “Brave” “Frankenweenie” “ParaNorman” “The Pirates! Band of Misfits” “Wreck-It Ralph”

- BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE “5 Broken Cameras” “The Gatekeepers” “How to Survive a Plague” “The Invisible War” “Searching for Sugar Man”

- BEST ORIGINAL SONG “Before My Time” from “Chasing Ice” “Everybody Needs A Best Friend” from “Ted” “Pi’s Lullaby” from “Life of Pi” “Skyfall” from “Skyfall” “Suddenly” from “Les Miserables”

- BEST SCORE “Anna Karenina” “Argo” “Life of Pi” “Lincoln” “Skyfall”

- BEST COSTUMES “Anna Karenina” “Les Miserables” “Lincoln” “Mirror Mirror” “Snow White and the Huntsman”

- BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY “Anna Karenina” “Django Unchained” “Life of Pi” “Lincoln” “Skyfall”

- BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING “Hitchcock” “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” “Les Miserables”

- BEST VISUAL EFFECTS “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” “Life of Pi” “Marvel’s The Avengers” “Prometheus” “Snow White and the Huntsman”

(Reporting By Jill Serjeant; Editing by Belinda Goldsmith and Sandra Maler)

Covering everything from entertainment and lifestyle

Tabloid
Lifestyle & Entertainment columnists
  • Russell Hemmings
    Life the Hemmings way

    Life coach Russell Hemmings on fears, anxieties and the human psyche demystified

  • Gaby Doman
    Gaby Doman: Notes to myself

    The everyday ups and downs of being a modern woman, according to this globetrotter

  • Uma Ghosh Deshpande
    The Dubai Insider

    TV personality Uma Ghosh Deshpande guides you through the city’s society gatherings and stories

  • Pratyush Sarup
    Design diary

    Dubai-based interior designer Pratyush Sarup lets us in on the world of design

  • Bharat Thakur
    Yoga for you

    Bharat Thakur guides you through practices and wisdom of this ancient science of exercising

Lifestyle top picks

More from Life