"Lincoln" Leads Pack Of Oscar Nominees
Updated: Updated 01/10/2013 01:53 PM
By: Neil Rosen
Nominations for Hollywood's Golden Night were announced Thursday morning with Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" leading the way.
The Civil War drama picked up 12 Oscar nominations including best picture and best director, as well as acting nods for Daniel Day Lewis, Tommy Lee Jones and Sally Field.
Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" picked up 11 nominations including best director, best picture and best adapted screenplay.
Best actor nods also went to Denzel Washington for "Flight", Hugh Jackman for "Les Miserables", Bradley Cooper for "Silver Linings Playbook" and Joaquin Phoenix for "The Master."
Nominations in the best actress category went to Naomi Watts for "The Impossible", Jessica Chastain for "Zero Dark Thirty", Jennifer Lawrence for "Silver Linings Playbook", Emmanuelle Riva for "Amour" and 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis for "Beasts of the Southern Wild."
Rounding out the Best Picture category are "Argo", "Beasts of the Southern Wild", "Silver Linings Playbook", "Zero Dark Thirty", "Les Miserables", "Amour" and "Django Unchained."
"Family Guy" star Seth MacFarlane will serve as host when the 85th annual Academy Awards are handed out on February 24.
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