Denzel Washington, ‘Django’ & ‘Lincoln’ Get Oscar Nominations

Today, the 85th annual Academy Award nominations for by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, were announced. Here’s a quick summary:





  • BEST PICTURE

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

    BEST DIRECTOR

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

    LEAD ACTOR

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

    LEAD ACTRESS

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

[Associated Press, LA Times]