Seeing Stars: 2012 Oscar Nominations

Winners and Nominees for 84th Academy Awards
Nominations announced January 24, 2012
Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012

(Winners names will be highlighted in bold, blue type.)


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For the best picture of the year:

    "The Artist" winner
    ''The Descendants"
    ''Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"
    ''The Help"
    ''Hugo"
    ''Midnight in Paris"
    ''Moneyball"
    ''The Tree of Life"
    ''War Horse."


For the best performance by an actor in a leading role:
    Demian Bichir, "A Better Life"
    George Clooney, "The Descendants"
    Jean Dujardin, "The Artist" winner
    Gary Oldman, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"
    Brad Pitt, "Moneyball."


For the best performance by an 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" winner
    Michelle Williams, "My Week with Marilyn."


For the best performance by an actor in a supporting role:
    Kenneth Branagh, "My Week with Marilyn"
    Jonah Hill, "Moneyball"
    Nick Nolte, "Warrior"
    Christopher Plummer, "Beginners" winner
    Max von Sydow, "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close."


For the best performance by an actress in a supporting role:

         Berenice Bejo, "The Artist"

         Jessica Chastain, "The Help"
         Janet McTeer, "Albert Nobbs"
         Melissa McCarthy, "Bridesmaids."
         Octavia Spencer, "The Help" winner



For the best achievement in directing:
    Michel Hazanavicius, "The Artist" winner
    Alexander Payne, "The Descendants"
    Martin Scorsese, "Hugo"
    Woody Allen, "Midnight in Paris"
    Terrence Malick, "The Tree of Life."


For the best screenplay based on material previously produced or published:

        "The Descendants" winner
        "Hugo"
        "The Ides of March"
        "Moneyball"
        "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy."



For the best screenplay written directly for the screen:


For the best animated film
    "A Cat in Paris"
    "Chico & Rita"
    "Kung Fu Panda 2"
    "Puss in Boots"
    "Rango." winner


For the best achievement in art direction:
    "The Artist"
    ''Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2"
    ''Hugo" winner
    ''Midnight in Paris"
    ''War Horse."


For the best achievement in cinematography:
    "The Artist"
    ''The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"
    ''Hugo" winner
    ''The Tree of Life"
    ''War Horse."


For the best achievement in costume design:
    "Anonymous"
    ''The Artist" winner
    ''Hugo"
    ''Jane Eyre"
    ''W.E."


For the best achievement in documentary features:
    "Hell and Back Again"
    ''If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front"
    ''Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory"
    ''Pina"
    ''Undefeated." winner


For the best achievement in documentary short subjects: 
    "The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement"
    ''God Is the Bigger Elvis"
    ''Incident in New Baghdad"
    ''Saving Face" winner
    ''The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom."


For the best achievement in film editing:


For the best foreign language film of the year:
    "Bullhead," Belgium;
    "Footnote,"  Israel;
    "In Darkness," Poland;
    "Monsieur Lazhar," Canada;
    "A Separation," Iran. winner


For the best achievement in makeup:
    "Albert Nobbs"
    ''Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2"
    ''The Iron Lady." winner


For the best achievement in music (original score): (click links to buy the soundtracks)
    "The Adventures of Tintin," John Williams
    "The Artist," winner
    "Hugo," Howard Shore
    "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," Alberto Iglesias
    "War Horse," John Williams.


For the best achievement in music (original song): (click links to buy the soundtracks)


For the best achievement in animated short films:


For the best achievement in live action short films:
    "Pentecost"
    ''Raju"
    ''The Shore" winner
    ''Time Freak"
    ''Tuba Atlantic."


For the best achievement in sound editing
    "Drive"
    ''The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"
    ''Hugo" winner
    ''Transformers: Dark of the Moon"
    ''War Horse."


For the best achievement in sound mixing
    "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"
    "Hugo" winner
    ''Moneyball"
    ''Transformers: Dark of the Moon"
    ''War Horse."


For the best achievement in visual effects:
    "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2"
    ''Hugo" winner
    ''Real Steel"
    ''Rise of the Planet of the Apes"
    ''Transformers: Dark of the Moon."



     

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