2012 Oscar Nominations

With a lot of surprises — both good and bad — no one can accuse this year’s roster of Academy Award nominations of being “the usual suspects.”

Here is a complete roster of all the nominees. Check out the official Oscars site for more details.

The Descendants

Best Picture The Artist, 
The Descendants, 
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, 
The Help, Hugo, Midnight in Paris, 
Moneyball, The Tree of Life, War Horse

DirectingThe Artist, Michel Hazanavicius;
The Descendants, Alexander Payne; 
Hugo, Martin Scorsese;
 Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen;
 The Tree of Life, Terrence Malick

Actor in a Leading Role
 Demián Bichir in A Better Life;
 George Clooney in The Descendants;
 Jean Dujardin in The Artist;
 Gary Oldman in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy;
 Brad Pitt in Moneyball

Actor in a Supporting Role
 Kenneth Branagh in My Week with Marilyn;
 Jonah Hill in Moneyball; 
Nick Nolte in Warrior; 
Christopher Plummer in Beginners;
 Max von Sydow in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

My Week With Marilyn

Actress in a Leading Role
 Glenn Close in Albert Nobbs;
 Viola Davis in The Help;
 Rooney Mara in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo;
 Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady; 
Michelle Williams in My Week with Marilyn

Actress in a Supporting Role
 Bérénice Bejo in The Artist;
 Jessica Chastain in The Help;
 Melissa McCarthy in Bridesmaids;
Janet McTeer in Albert Nobbs;
 Octavia Spencer in The Help

Animated Feature FilmA Cat in Paris,
Chico & Ritam, Kung Fu Panda 2, Puss in Boots, Rango

Foreign Language FilmBullhead, Belgium;
 Footnote, Israel;
 In Darkness, Poland;
 Monsieur Lazhar, Canada;
 A Separation, Iran


Writing (Adapted Screenplay) The Descendants, Hugo, The Ides of March, Moneyball, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Writing (Original Screenplay)The Artist, Bridesmaids, Margin Call, Midnight in Paris, A Separation

CinematographyThe Artist, Guillaume Schiffman; 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Jeff Cronenweth;
 Hugo, Robert Richardson; 
The Tree of Life, Emmanuel Lubezki;
 War Horse, Janusz Kaminski

Art DirectionThe Artist, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2, Hugo, Midnight in Paris, War Horse

Costume DesignAnonymous; 
The Artist, Hugo, 
Jane Eyre, W.E.

Film EditingThe Artist, The Descendants, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Hugo, Moneyball

The Help

MakeupAlbert Nobbs, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2, The Iron Lady

Music (Original Score)The Adventures of Tintin, John Williams;
 The Artist, Ludovic Bource;
 Hugo, Howard Shore; 
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Alberto Iglesias;
War Horse, John Williams

Music (Original Song)
 “Man or Muppet” from The Muppets, “Real in Rio” from Rio

Visual Effects Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2, Hugo, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Sound Editing Drive, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Hugo, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, War Horse

Sound Mixing The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Hugo, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, War Horse

Brad Pitt

Documentary (Feature)Hell and Back Again, If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, Undefeated

Documentary (Short Subject) The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement, God Is the Bigger Elvis, Incident in New Baghdad, The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom

Short Film (Animated) Dimanche/Sunday, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, La Luna, 
A Morning Stroll, Wild Life

Short Film (Live Action)Pentecost, Raju, The Shore, Time Freak, Tuba Atlantic

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