2013 Oscar Nominations Revealed—Any Guesses?

So, to all the Hollywood aficionados, we declare you the much awaited nominations of your favourite Hollywood flicks, which left a fierce and fabulous impact on our minds, last year. Curating the visionary’s extreme interventions, these movies became a reminiscent for many of us and always will be. And, before you jump on to any of your false speculations, lets take a look at the nominations:

BEST PICTURE:

Les Misérables:

Director ‘Tom Hooper’ surely knows it well how to nail his beautiful historical drama into the Oscars. Amalgamating musical genres and the exceedingly talented actors, scriptwriters William Nicholson, Schönberg, Boublil and Herbert Kretzmer, made this exclusive piece of art a breakthrough at the top this year.

Argo:

Though the movie is an adaptation of an article which is based on a true story about an operation “Canadian Caper” which was published in 2007, yet undoubtedly Ben Affleck confidently depicted many unknown realities of Iran hostage crisis.

Beasts of the Southern Wild:

Director, Benh Zeitlin has moved way ahead from our imaginations and tried to bring unconventional fantasy trimmings, which travels a different but a very existent world with the pace of time. This low budget travelogue contrasting the character of a little girl ‘Hushpuppy’ unfolds the ironic life beyond poverty.

Lincoln:

Spielberg,this time, hits the screens by representing Abraham Lincoln’s character in his exceptionally impactful biographical drama. Clever dialogue delivery and outstanding performances plotted on the grounds of war, determination to abolish slavery, the movie has yet to offer you a lot more interesting plots than one can ever expect.

Zero Dark Thirty:

Kathryn Bigelow narrates with all his cinematic expertise, to showcase you the most complex operation of all times. The manhunt for the planet’s most dangerous person ‘Osama bin Laden’, and demonstrating the courage of best teams working secretly 24/7, keeps you on the edge of your seats.

Silver Linings Playbook:

David O. Russell comes up with an American romantic humorous-drama film, which is a dramatisation of Matthew Quick’s novel of the same name. From separation, family’s obsession, unexpected bonds, etc, the movie rolls on from one sphere to another sphere of life. Anupam Kher in a supporting cast, this surely adds a reason for all the Indians to watch this film.

Amour:

Michael Haneke projects an incredibly original Cinema, which exhibits an elderly Parisian couple who deals with sudden turmoil in their lives. Love and death, focusing on this intensely staggering issue, the performances of the veteran actors are commendable to watch.

Django Unchained:

Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Django Unchained’ is an American western movie, which howers around a freed slave who teams up with a bounty hunter on a way to set his wife free from a cruel plantation owner.

Life of Pi:

Ang Lee, the director of the movie, leaves no stones unturned when he shot the film to make sure you left the cinema halls with sheer believe in God’s existence, if you don’t. Based on the adventure novel of Yann Martel, the character of ‘Piscine Molitor’ keeps stirring our minds every now and then. His survival of 227 days in the mid of the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger is altogether a unique experience to watch in 3D.

BEST ACTORS:

Bradley Cooper: “Silver Linings Playbook”
Joaquin Phoenix: “The Master”
Denzel Washington: “Flight”
Daniel Day-Lewis: “Lincoln”
Hugh Jackman: “Les Miserables”

BEST ACTRESS:

Emmanuelle Riva: “Amour”
Jessica Chastain: “Zero Dark Thirty”
Quvenzhane Wallis: “Beasts of the Southern Wild”
Jennifer Lawrence: “Silver Linings Playbook”
Naomi Watts: “The Impossible”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Alan Arkin: “Argo”
Tommy Lee Jones: “Lincoln”
Philip Seymour Hoffman: “The Master”
Christoph Waltz: “Django Unchained”
Robert De Niro: “Silver Linings Playbook”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Jacki Weaver: “Silver Linings Playbook”
Amy Adams: “The Master”
Sally Field: “Lincoln”
Anne Hathaway: “Les Miserables”
Helen Hunt: “The Sessions”

BEST DIRECTOR

Ang Lee: “Life of Pi”
Behn Zeitlin: “Beast of the Southern Wild”
David O. Russell: “Silver Linings Playbook”
Michael Haneke: “Amour”
Steven Spielberg: “Lincoln”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Amour
Flight
Django Unchained
Moonrise Kingdom
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Argo- Chris Terrio
Beasts of the Southern Wild – Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin
Life of Pi – David Magee
Lincoln – Tony Kushner
Silver Linings Playbook – David O. Russell

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Brave
ParaNorman
Wreck-It Ralph
Frankenweenie
The Pirates! Band of Misfits

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