Prep for the Oscars with roundup of top nominees

It’s almost time for the Academy Awards. The glamor. The thrill. The snarking about bizarre dresses. While you’re waiting, though, take a look at the top nominees, complete with previews for each. And then, if you need even more of an Oscars fix, check out this photo gallery of the nominees.

“Lincoln”

12 nominations

DreamWorks Pictures/20th Century Fox Production (Walt Disney/20th Century Fox)

  • Daniel Day-Lewis – Performance by an actor in a leading role
  • Tommy Lee Jones – Performance by an actor in a supporting role
  • Sally Field – Performance by an actress in a supporting role
  • Cinematography
  • Costume design
  • Directing
  • Film editing
  • Original score
  • Best picture
  • Production design
  • Sound mixing
  • Adapted screenplay

Life of Pi

11 nominations

Fox 2000 Pictures Production (20th Century Fox)

  • Cinematography
  • Directing
  • Film editing
  • Original score
  • Original song – “Pi’s Lullaby”
  • Best picture
  • Production design
  • Sound editing
  • Sound mixing
  • Visual effects
  • Adapted screenplay

Silver Linings Playbook

8 nominations

Weinstein Company Production (The Weinstein Company)

  • Bradley Cooper – Performance by an actor in a leading role
  • Robert De Niro – Performance by an actor in a supporting role
  • Jennifer Lawrence – Performance by an actress in a leading role
  • Jacki Weaver – Performance by an actress in a supporting role
  • Directing
  • Film editing
  • Best picture
  • Adapted screenplay

Les Miserables

8 nominations

Universal Pictures and Working Title Production (Universal)

  • Hugh Jackman – Performance by an actor in a leading role
  • Anne Hathaway – Performance by an actress in a supporting role
  • Costume design
  • Makeup and hairstyling
  • Original song – “Suddenly”
  • Best picture
  • Production design
  • Sound mixing

Argo

7 nominations

Stage 16 Pictures Production (Warner Bros.)

  • Alan Arkin – Performance by an actor in a supporting role
  • Film editing
  • Original score
  • Best picture
  • Sound editing
  • Sound mixing
  • Adapted screenplay
  • ‘Argo’ Official Trailer

Zero Dark Thirty

5 nominations

Columbia Pictures Production (Sony Pictures Releasing)

  • Jessica Chastain – Performance by an actress in a leading role
  • Film editing
  • Best picture
  • Sound editing
  • Original screenplay

Skyfall

5 nominations

Eon Productions Ltd./Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures Production (Sony Pictures Releasing and MGM)

  • Cinematography
  • Original score
  • Original song – “Skyfall”
  • Sound editing
  • Sound mixing

“Amour”

5 nominations

Les Films du Losange/X Filme Creative Pool/Wega Film Production (Sony Pictures Classics)

  • Emmanuelle Riva – Performance by an actress in a leading role
  • Directing
  • Best foreign language film (Austria)
  • Best picture
  • Original screenplay

“Django Unchained”

5 nominations

Weinstein Company and Columbia Pictures Production (The Weinstein Company)

  • Christoph Waltz – Performance by an actor in a supporting role
  • Cinematography
  • Best picture
  • Sound editing
  • Original screenplay

“Beasts of the Southern Wild”

4 nominations

Cinereach and Court 13 Production (Fox Searchlight)

  • Quvenzhané Wallis – Performance by an actress in a leading role
  • Directing
  • Best picture
  • Adapted screenplay

“Anna Karenina”

4 nominations

Working Title Films Production (Focus Features)

  • Cinematography
  • Costume design
  • Original score
  • Production design

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”

3 nominations

New Line and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Production (Warner Bros. and

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)

  • Makeup and hairstyling
  • Production design
  • Visual effects

“The Master”

3 nominations

Ghoulardi Film Company/Annapurna Pictures Production (The Weinstein Company)

  • Joaquin Phoenix – Performance by an actor in a leading role
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman – Performance by an actor in a supporting role
  • Amy Adams – Performance by an actress in a supporting role

“Flight”

2 nominations

Paramount Pictures Production (Paramount)

  • Denzel Washington – Performance by an actor in a leading role
  • Original screenplay

“Wreck-It Ralph”

1 nomination

Walt Disney Animation Studios Production (Walt Disney)

  • Best animated feature film

“Frankenweenie”

1 nomination

Walt Disney Pictures Production (Walt Disney)

  • Best animated feature film

Paranorman

1 nomination

LAIKA Production (Focus Features)

  • Best animated feature film

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