OSCAR AWARDS: Nominations revealed

By Hindustan Times

Silent-era film The Artist and Martin Scorsese's Hugo led the pack of Oscar nominees on Tuesday, including one nod for each in the best film category, in the race for the world's top film honours.

Joining The Artist and Hugo in the competition for the best movie Oscar are nine films, including The Descendants, The Help, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball, The Tree of Life, War Horse, and Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close.

The Oscars are given out by year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and this year winners will be named at a gala ceremony in Hollywood on Feb. 26.

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

Best Actor
Demian Bichir
George Clooney
Jean Dujardin
Gary Oldman
Brad Pitt

Best Actress
Glenn Close
Viola Davies
Rooney Mara
Meryl Streep
Michelle Williams

Best Director
Michel Hazanavicius
Alexander Payne
Martin Scorsese
Woody Allen
Terrence Malick

Original screenplay
The Artist
Bridesmaids
Midnight in Paris
Margin Call
A Separation

Adapted screenplay
The Descendants
Hugo
The Ides of March
Moneyball
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Supporting actor
Kenneth Branagh
Jonah Hill
Nick Nolte
Christopher Plummer
Max von Sydow

Supporting Actress
Berenice Bejo
Jessica Chastain
Melissa McCarthy
Janet McTeer
Octavia Spencer

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