Notable Nominations: Lincoln Leads with 12 Oscar Nominations

By  January 10, 2013

Oscar season has finally begun! Emma Stone joined the host of the upcoming ceremonies, Seth MacFarlane, to announce the this year’s nominees for Hollywood’s most prestigious accolade. Lincoln made a huge leap forward, nabbing 12 nominations with Life of Pi, Les Misèrables, and Silver Linings Play close behind with 11 and 8 nominations, respectively. It’s going to be a tight race for many categories, so choose your picks wisely! Check out some of the highlights below:

Best Picture:
Amour
Life of Pi
Argo
Lincoln
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Silver Linings Playbook
Django Unchajined
Zero Dark Thirty
Les Misèrables

Best Actor in a Leading Role:
Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook
Joaquin Phoenix – The Master
Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln
Denzel Washington – Flight
Hugh Jackman – Les Misèrables

Best Actress in a Leading Role:
Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark thirty
Quvenzhanè Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild
Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook
Naomi Watts – The Impossible
Emmanuelle Riva – Amour

Best Actor in a Supporting Role:
Alan Arkin – Argo
Robert De Niro – Silver Linings Playbook
Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Master
Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln
Christoph Waltz – Django Unchained

Best Actress In a Supporting Role:
Amy Adams – The master
Sally Field – Lincoln
Anne Hathaway – Les Misèrables
Helen Hunt – The Sessions
Jacki Weaver – Silver Linings Playbook

For the full list of nominees, please visit Oscar.Go.com.