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Oscar Nominations

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Dpantherman    558

Looks like they are getting ready to be announced. I probably wont get to see them all

Best Picture

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Silver Linings Playbook

Lincoln

Zero Dark Thirty

Les Miserables

Life of Pi

Amour

Django Unchained

ARgo

Best Actor (lead)

Daniel Day Lewis (Lincoln)

Denzel Washington (Flight)

Hugh Jackman (Les Mes)

Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings)

Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)

Best Actress (lead)

Naomi Watts (The Impossible)

Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)

Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings)

Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)

Quvenzahne Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) ---shes 9

Best Actor (supp)

Christoph Waltz- (Django)

Phillip Seymour Hophman (The Master)

Robert De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook)

Alan Arkin (Argo)

Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)

Best Actress (supp)

Sally Field (Lincoln)

Anne Hatthaway (Les Mes)

Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings)

Helen Hunt (Sessions)

Amy Adams (The Master)

Best Director

David O Russell (Silver Linings)

Ang Lee (Life of Pi)

Steven Spielberg (Lincoln)

Michael Haneke (Amour)

Behn Zeitln (Beast of the Southern Wild)

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Jase    12,322

Lincoln gets 12 noms? It must have been MUCH better than it looked in the previews.

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pstall    5,759

Some quick observations.

Django got Best Pic Nod but not director. Same for Argo. Foxx and Leo didn't get a nom but Christoph Waltz did.

All the Supporting Nominated actors have won before.

Since the Oscars has more noms I think they spread out the awards this year to make everybody happy.

I have not seen Silver Linings yet but this makes me want to see it more. I like David Russell's style and he got best director nom.

My early predictions:

Best Actor- Joquain Phoenix- he is due and will be rewarded.

Actress-Jessica Chastain

Sup Actor- totally stacked. I will say Hoffman because it was more layered but I think it goes to Deniro.

Sup Actress-also tough but a slight lean to Ann Hathaway.

Director- toss up between Russell and Anderson. Both have been close.

Picture- said this early on and will stick with it. Argo.

http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/2013-oscars/2013-oscar-nominations-announcement-223312562.html

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Doyle    4,164

Lincoln gets 12 noms? It must have been MUCH better than it looked in the previews.

I agree. The previews make it look like a total bore fest.

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pstall    5,759

mods merge this bad boy. the old man didn't see d's post. if you can keep my predictions that would be nice.

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Jase    12,322

for some reason, when I picture lincoln, I don't picture him with a whiny, high pitched voice. That's just me, though.

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Dpantherman    558

Silver Linings caught me off guard. Guess I need to check it out. Kind of weird swing Bradley Cooper as an Oscar nominee too. Guess he'll take on more serious roles.

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pstall    5,759

Cooper is a clasically trained actor actually. He has done a very good job moving up the lists.

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Goondal    2,302

Lincoln gets 12 noms? It must have been MUCH better than it looked in the previews.

It was not, but the Academy loves Spielberg, DDL, and historical figures and everybody loves Lincoln so it dominated anyway.

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Goondal    2,302

for some reason, when I picture lincoln, I don't picture him with a whiny, high pitched voice. That's just me, though.

Evidently he actually had a high pitched voice in real life. I agree though, certainly not what one would first expect.

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Goondal    2,302

All in all the voters did not do the best job this year IMO. Cloud Atlas, Moonrise Kingdom, and The Master were all superior to Lincoln, Life of Pi, and Django Unchained. While Django it got a BP nomination, Leo and Jackson were both snubbed.

I have not seen Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty, or Amour I cannot comment there but I am surprised Begelow missed out on Best Director.

Argo, Beast of Southern Wild, and Les Mis all deserved there BP slots but Affleck got screwed for Director.

The place I feel they did a good job was recognizing Beasts for Picture, Director and Actress, although I wish Dwight Henry had received a Supporting Actor slot.

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