84th Oscar Nominations Announced

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84th Oscar Nominations Announced

Today, Jennifer Lawrence presented the nominees for major awards for the the 84th Academy Awards at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre. This year’s Oscars will take place Feb. 26 at the Kodak Theatre and will air on ABC.

Hugo leads the field with 11 nominations, while The Artist racked up 10 chances to take home an Oscar.

Below are the nominations:

Best Picture
War Horse
The Artist
The Descendants
  The Tree of Life
Midnight in Paris
The Help
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Best Director
Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
Alexander Payne – The Descendents
Woody Allen Midnight in Paris
Martin Scorsese Hugo
Terrence Malick The Tree of Life

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Damien Bicher – A Better Life
George Clooney The Descendants
Jean Dujarden – The Artist
Gary Oldman Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Brad Pitt Moneyball

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Kenneth Branagh – My Week With Marilyn
Jonah Hill Moneyball
Nick Nolte – Warrior
Christopher Plummer – Beginners
Max von Sydow – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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

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

Best Original Screenplay
Woody Allen  Midnight in Paris
Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumulo – Bridesmaids
Michel Hazanivicius – The Artist
J.C. Chandor – Margin Call
Asghar Farhadi – A Seperation

Best Adapted Screenplay
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash – The Descendants
John Logan – Hugo
George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willmon – Ides of March
Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin Moneyball
Bridget O’Connor, Peter Straughan – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Best Animated Feature
A Cat in Paris
Chico and Rita
Kung Fu Panda 2
Puss in Boots

Best Foreign Language Film
In Darkness
Monsieur Lazhar
A Separation

Best Documentary
Hell and Back Again
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

Best 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

Best Original Song
“Man or Muppet” from The Muppets – Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie
“Real in Rio” from Rio – Music by Sergio Mendes and Carlinhos Brown Lyric by Siedah Garrett