The Artist wins Best Motion Picture at the 84th Academy Awards

The Artist wins Best Motion Picture at the 84th Academy Awards

The Artist wins Best Motion Picture at the 84th Academy Awards. Michael Yada / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Oscars 2012 complete list of nominations

The Artist

This morning in Hollywood, the nominees for the 84th Academy Awards were announced by actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Supporting Actress

Berenice Bejo
Jessica Chastain
Melissa McCarthy
Janet McTeer
Octavia Spencer

Supporting Actor

Kenneth Branagh
Jonah Hill
Nick Nolte
Christopher Plummer
Max von Sydow

Best Actress

Glenn Close
Rooney Mara
Viola Davis
Meryl Streep
Michelle Williams

Best Actor

Demian Bichir
George Clooney
Jean Dujardin
Gary Oldman
Brad Pitt

Best Director

Michel Hazanivicus
Alexander Payne
Martin Scorsese
Woody Allen
Terrence Malick

Best Original Screenplay

The Artist
Bridesmaids
Midnight in Paris
Margin Call
A Separation

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Descendants
Hugo
The Ides of March
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Best Foreign Feature

Bullhead
Footnote
In Darkness
Monsier Lazhar
In Separation

Best Animated Feature

A Cat in Paris
Chico & Rita
Kung Fu Panda 2
Puss in Boots
Rango

Best Picture

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

The Hollywood Reporter

 

The 69th Golden Globe awards is less than a week away in it’s new January time slot. Ricky Gervais is hosting again this year and is certainly one of the best reasons to watch the ceremony.

The nominations are:

MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA

“Descendants”
“The Help”
“Hugo”
“The Ides of March”
“Moneyball”
“War Horse”

MOTION PICTURE, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
“50/50”
“The Artist”
“Bridesmaids”
“Midnight in Paris”
“My Week With Marilyn”

ACTOR , DRAMA
George Clooney – “The Descendants”
Leonardo DiCaprio – “J. Edgar”
Michael Fassbender – “Shame”
Ryan Gosling – “The Ides of March”
Brad Pitt – “Moneyball”

ACTRESS , DRAMA
Glenn Close – “Albert Nobbs”
Viola Davis – “The Help”
Rooney Mara – “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”
Meryl Streep – “The Iron Lady”
Tilda Swinton – “We Need to Talk About Kevin”

ACTOR , COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Jean Dujardin – “The Artist”
Brendan Gleeson – “The Guard”
Joseph Gordon-Levitt – “50/50”
Ryan Gosling – “Crazy, Stupid, Love”
Owen Wilson – “Midnight in Paris”

ACTRESS , COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Jodie Foster – “Carnage”
Charlize Theron – “Young Adult”
Kristen Wiig – “Bridesmaids”
Michelle Williams – “My Week with Marilyn”
Kate Winslet – “Carnage”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, MOTION PICTURE
Berenice Bejo – “The Artist”
Jessica Chastain – “The Help”
Janet McTeer – “Albert Nobbs”
Octavia Spencer – “The Help”
Shailene Woodley – “The Descendants”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, MOTION PICTURE
Kenneth Branagh – “My Week With Marilyn”
Albert Brooks – “Drive”
Jonah Hill – “Moneyball”
Viggo Mortensen – “A Dangerous Method”
Christopher Plummer – “Beginners”

BEST DIRECTOR, MOTION PICTURE
Woody Allen – “Midnight in Paris”
George Clooney – “The Ides of March”
Michel Hazanavicius – “The Artist”
Alexander Payne – “The Descendants”
Martin Scorsese – “Hugo”

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
“The Adventures of Tintin”
“Arthur Christmas”
“Cars 2”
“Puss ‘n Boots”
“Rango”

BEST SCREENPLAY, MOTION PICTURE
“The Artist” – Michel Hazanavicius
“The Descendants”- Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
“The Ides of March” – George Clooney, Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon
“Midnight in Paris” – Woody Allen
“Moneyball” – Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin, Michael Lewis

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
“The Flowers of War” (“Jing Ling Shi San Chai”) – China
“In the Land of Blood and Honey” (“Le Gamin au Velo”) – USA
“The Kid with Bike” (Belgium)
“A Separation” (“Jodaeiye Nader az Simin”) – Iran
“The Skin I Live In” (“La piel que habito”) – Spain

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE, MOTION PICTURE
“The Artist” – Ludovic Bource
“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
“Hugo” – Howard Shore
“W.E.” – Abel Korzeniowski
“War Horse” – John Williams

BEST ORIGINAL SONG, MOTION PICTURE
“Hello Hello” – “Gnomeo and Juliet” – Music by: Elton John; Lyrics by: Bernie Taupin
“The Keeper” – “Machine Gun Preacher” – Music & Lyrics by: Chris Cornell
“Lay Your Head Down” – “Albert Nobbs” – Music by: Brian Byrne; Lyrics by: Glenn Close
“The Living Proof” – “The Help” – Music by: Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman, Harvey Mason, Jr.;Lyrics by: Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason, Jr., Damon Thomas
“Masterpiece” – “W.E.” – Music & Lyrics by: Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry

TV

BEST DRAMA
“American Horror Story” (FX)
“Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
“Boss” (Starz)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“Homeland” (HBO)

BEST COMEDY OR MUSICAL
“Enlightened” (HBO)
“Episodes” (Showtime)
“Glee” (FOX)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
“The New Girl” (Fox)

BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE
“Cinema Verite” (HBO)
“Downton Abbey”(PBS)
“The Hour” (BBC America)
“Mildred Pierce” (HBO)
“Too Big to Fail” (HBO)

ACTOR, DRAMA
Steve Buscemi – “Boardwalk Empire”
Bryan Cranston – “Breaking Bad”
Kelsey Grammer – “Boss”
Jeremy Irons – “The Borgias”
Damian Lewis – “Homeland”

ACTRESS, DRAMA
Juliana Margulies – “The Good Wife”
Claire Danes – “Homeland”
Mireille Enos – “The Killing”
Madeleine Stowe – “Revenge”
Callie Thorne – “Necessary Roughness”

ACTOR, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Alec Baldwin – “30 rock”
Dave Duchovny – “Californication”
Jonhnny Galecki – “The Big Bang Theory”
Thomas Jane – “Hung”
Matt Leblanc – “Episodes”

ACTRESS, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Laura Dern – “Enlightened”
Zooey Deschanel – “New Girl
Tina Fey – “30 Rock”
Laura Linney – “The Big C”
Amy Poehler – “Parks and Recreation”

ACTOR IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE
Hugh Bonneville – “Downton Abbey”
Idris Elba – “Luther”
William Hurt – “Too Big to Fail”
Bill Nighy – “Page Eight”
Dominic West – “The Hour”

ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE
Romola Garai – “The Hour”
Diane Lane – “Cinema Verite”
Elizabeth McGovern – “Downton Abbey”
Emily Watson – “Appropriate Adult”
Kate Winslet – “Mildred Pierce”

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE
Peter Dinklage – “Game of Thrones”
Paul Giamatti – “Too Big to Fail”
Guy Pearce – “Mildred Pierce”
Tim Robbins – “Cinema Verite”
Eric Stonestreet – “Modern Family”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE
Jessica Lange – “American Horror Story”
Kelly Macdonald – “Boardwalk Empire”
Sofia Vergara – “Modern Family”
Maggie Smith – “Downton Abbey”
Evan Rachel Wood – “Mildred Pearce”

THE CECIL B. DEMILLE AWARD
Morgan Freeman