Notable Nominations: Lincoln Leads with 12 Oscar Nominations

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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:
Life of Pi
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