Oscar Nominations 2012

The nominations for the 2012 Oscars are out! Jennifer Lawrence joined Academy president Tom Sherak to announce this year’s contenders. The Academy Awards will air on Sunday, February 26 on ABC. Were you surprised by any of the nominations?

 

 

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

 

Best Supporting Actor
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
Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis – The Help
Rooney MaraThe Girl with The Dragon Tattoo
Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
Michelle WilliamsMy Week with Marilyn

 

Best Actor
Demian Bichir – A Better Life
George Clooney – The Descendants
Jean Dujardin – The Artist
Gary Oldman – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Brad Pitt – Moneyball

 

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

 

Best Original Screenplay
Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig – Bridesmaids
J.C. Chandor – Margin Call
Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris
Asghar Farhadi – A Separation

 

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