About Me

My photo

Blogger, full-time bum and proud owner of a rubber duck named Bert. Come say hi. I don't bite. Unless you're a cheesecake, then I'd recommend backing away slowly.

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

2012 Oscar nominations

Grab your popcorn fellow movie geeks, it's that time of year again.


Yes, the most prestigious movie award ceremony in the world has just released this years list of nominees and, as usual, there are several films that are dominating when it comes to number of nominations. 


Here's a handy little nomination guide for you all, starting with the movie that has the most nominations and finishing with those that only have one.


Hugo


Nominated for 11 awards:

  • Best picture
  • Directing (Martin Scorsese)
  • Writing (adapted screenplay)
  • Cinematography (Robert Richardson)
  • Music (original score) (Howard Shore)
  • Art direction
  • Film editing
  • Sound editing
  • Sound mixing
  • Costume design
  • Visual effects
The Artist

Nominated for 10 awards:
  • Best picture
  • Actor in a leading role (Jean Dujardin)
  • Actress in a supporting role (Berenice Bejo)
  • Directing (Michel Hazanavicius)
  • Writing (original screenplay)
  • Music (original score) (Ludovic Bource)
  • Cinematography (Guillaume Schiffman)
  • Art direction
  • Film editing
  • Costume design
Moneyball

Nominated for 6 awards:
  • Best picture
  • Actor in a leading role (Brad Pitt)
  • Actor in a supporting role (Jonah Hill)
  • Writing (adapted screenplay)
  • Film editing
  • Sound mixing
Warhorse

Nominated for 6 awards
  • Best picture
  • Music (original score) (John Williams)
  • Cinematography (Janusz Kaminski)
  • Art direction
  • Sound mixing
  • Sound editing
The Descendants

Nominated for 5 awards:
  • Best picture
  • Actor in a leading role (George Clooney)
  • Directing (Alexander Payne)
  • Writing (adapted screenplay)
  • Film editing
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Nominated for 5 awards:
  • Actress in a leading role (Rooney Mara)
  • Cinematography (Jeff Cronenweth)
  • Film editing
  • Sound editing 
  • Sound mixing
The Help

Nominated for 4 awards:
  • Best picture
  • Actress in a leading role (Viola Davis)
  • Actress in a supporting role (Jessica Chastain)
  • Actress in a supporting role (2) (Octavia Spencer)
Midnight in Paris

Nominated for 4 awards:
  • Best picture
  • Directing (Woody Allen)
  • Writing (original screenplay)
  • Art direction
Albert Nobbs

Nominated for 3 awards:
  • Actress in a leading role (Glenn Close)
  • Actress in a supporting role (Janet McTeer)
  • Make-up
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Nominated for 3 awards:
  • Art direction
  • Visual effects
  • Make-up
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Nominated for 3 awards:
  • Actor in a leading role (Gary Oldman)
  • Writing (adapted screenplay)
  • Music (original score) (Alberto Iglesias)
Transformers: Dark side of the moon

Nominated for 3 awards:
  • Visual effects
  • Sound editing
  • Sound mixing
The Tree of Life

Nominated for 3 awards:
  • Best picture
  • Directing (Terrence Malick)
  • Cinematography (Emmanuel Lubezki)
Bridesmaids

Nominated for 2 awards:
  • Actress in a supporting role (Melissa McCarthy)
  • Writing (original screenplay)
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Nominated for 2 awards:
  • Best picture
  • Actor in a supporting role (Max von Sydow)
The Iron Lady

Nominated for 2 awards:
  • Actress in a leading role (Meryl Streep)
  • Make-up
My Week with Marilyn

Nominated for 2 awards:
  • Actress in a leading role (Michelle Williams)
  • Actor in a supporting role (Kenneth Branagh)
Separation

Nominated for 2 awards:
  • Foreign language film
  • Writing (original screenplay)
A Better Life

Nominated for:
  • Actor in a leading role (Demian Bichir)
Beginners

Nominated for:
  • Actor in a supporting role (Christopher Plummer)
Warrior

Nominated for:
  • Actor in a supporting role (Nick Nolte)
The Ides of March

Nominated for:
  • Writing (adapted screenplay)

Bullhead

Nominated for:
  • Foreign language film
Monsieur Lazhar

Nominated for:
  • Foreign language film
In Darkness

Nominated for:
  • Foreign language film
Footnote

Nominated for:
  • Foreign language film
A Cat in Paris

Nominated for:
  • Animated feature film
Rango

Nominated for:
  • Animated feature film
Puss in Boots

Nominated for:
  • Animated feature film
Kung Fu Panda 2

Nominated for:
  • Animated feature film
Chico & Rita

Nominated for:
  • Animated feature film
Dimanche/Sunday

Nominated for:
  • Short film (animated)
Wildlife

Nominated for:
  • Short film (animated)
La Luna

Nominated for:
  • Short film (animated)
Pentecost

Nominated for:
  • Short film (live action)
Tube Atlantic

Nominated for:
  • Short film (live action)
Time Freak

Nominated for:
  • Short film (live action)

The Shore

Nominated for:
  • Short film (live action)
Raju

Nominated for:
  • Short film (live action)
A Morning Stroll

Nominated for:
  • Short film (animated)
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Nominated for:
  • Short film (animated)
The Adventures of Tintin

Nominated for:
  • Music (original score) (John Williams)
Hell and Back Again

Nominated for:
  • Documentary feature
Pina

Nominated for:
  • Documentary feature
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

Nominated for:
  • Documentary feature
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

Nominated for:
  • Documentary feature
Undefeated

Nominated for:
  • Documentary feature
The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement

Nominated for:
  • Documentary short
The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom

Nominated for:
  • Documentary short
Saving Face

Nominated for:
  • Documentary short
God is the Bigger Elvis

Nominated for:
  • Documentary short
Incident in New Baghdad

Nominated for:
  • Documentary short
The Muppets

Nominated for:
  • Music (original song) ("Man or Muppet" by Bret McKenzie)
Real Steel

Nominated for:
  • Visual effects
Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Nominated for:
  • Visual effects
Drive

Nominated for:
  • Sound editing
Anonymous

Nominated for:
  • Costume design
Jane Eyre

Nominated for:
  • Costume design
W.E.

Nominated for:
  • Costume design
Now you know the nominees, choose your favourites and tune in on the 26th February to see if they won!

My predicition is that 'The Artist' will walk away with the most awards.

Who do you predict will win big this year?

No comments:

Post a Comment