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2013 Oscars - The Nominees and Winners


Lincoln is the top Oscar nominee

'Lincoln' is the top Oscar nominee

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Spread the wealth - that's what the Academy voters did with the 2013 Oscar winners. Hosted by Seth MacFarlane who had occasional moments of brilliance, the 85th Academy Awards found just about every major release taking home a golden statuette. Among the major surprises were wins by Christoph Waltz and Quentin Tarantino for Django Unchained (surprise wins, but definitely worthy choices).

And a bit of trivia: All of the nominees in the Best Supporting Actors are past Oscar winners. And in the Best Actress category, Emmanuelle Riva from Amour is the oldest nominee in history while Quvenzhané Wallis is the youngest. Silver Linings Playbook made recent Oscar history by earning nominations in all the available acting categories, marking the first time in 31 years that's occurred.

85th Academy Awards Nominees and Winners:

Best Picture:
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

Achievement in directing:
Amour - Michael Haneke
Beasts of the Southern Wild - Benh Zeitlin
WINNER: Life of Pi - Ang Lee
Lincoln - Steven Spielberg
Silver Linings Playbook - David O. Russell

Performance by an actor in a leading role:
Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook
WINNER: Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln
Hugh Jackman in Les Misérables
Joaquin Phoenix in The Master
Denzel Washington in Flight

Performance by an actor in a supporting role:
Alan Arkin in Argo
Robert De Niro in Silver Linings Playbook
Philip Seymour Hoffman in The Master
Tommy Lee Jones in Lincoln
WINNER: Christoph Waltz in Django Unchained

Performance by an actress in a leading role:
Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty
WINNER: Jennifer Lawrence in Silver Linings Playbook
Emmanuelle Riva in Amour
Quvenzhané Wallis in Beasts of the Southern Wild
Naomi Watts in The Impossible

Performance by an actress in a supporting role:
Amy Adams in The Master
Sally Field in Lincoln
WINNER: Anne Hathaway in Les Misérables
Helen Hunt in The Sessions
Jacki Weaver in Silver Linings Playbook

Best animated feature film of the year:
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Wreck-It Ralph

Achievement in cinematography:
Anna Karenina
Django Unchained
WINNER: Life of Pi - Claudio Miranda

Achievement in costume design:
WINNER: Anna Karenina
Les Misérables
Mirror Mirror
Snow White and the Huntsman

Best documentary feature:
5 Broken Cameras
The Gatekeepers
How to Survive a Plague
The Invisible War
WINNER: Searching for Sugar Man

Best documentary short subject:
WINNER: Inocente
Kings Point
Mondays at Racine
Open Heart

Achievement in film editing:
WINNER: Argo - William Goldenberg
Life of Pi - Tim Squyres
Lincoln - Michael Kahn
Silver Linings Playbook - Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers
Zero Dark Thirty - Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg

Best foreign language film of the year:
WINNER: Amour Austria
Kon-Tiki Norway
No Chile
A Royal Affair Denmark
War Witch Canada

Achievement in makeup and hairstyling:
Hitchcock - Howard Berger, Peter Montagna and Martin Samuel
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane
WINNER: Les Misérables - Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score):
Anna Karenina - Dario Marianelli
Argo - Alexandre Desplat
WINNER: Life of Pi - Mychael Danna
Lincoln - John Williams
Skyfall - Thomas Newman

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song):
“Before My Time” from Chasing Ice - Music and Lyric by J. Ralph
“Everybody Needs A Best Friend” from Ted - Music by Walter Murphy; Lyric by Seth MacFarlane
“Pi’s Lullaby” from Life of Pi - Music by Mychael Danna; Lyric by Bombay Jayashri
WINNER: “Skyfall” from Skyfall - Music and Lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth
“Suddenly” from Les Misérables - Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyric by Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boublil:

Achievement in production design:
Anna Karenina - Production Design: Sarah Greenwood; Set Decoration: Katie Spencer
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Production Design: Dan Hennah; Set Decoration: Ra Vincent and Simon Bright
Les Misérables - Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Anna Lynch-Robinson
Life of Pi - Production Design: David Gropman; Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock
WINNER: Lincoln - Production Design: Rick Carter; Set Decoration: Jim Erickson

Best animated short film:
Adam and Dog
Fresh Guacamole
Head over Heels
The Longest Daycare
WINNER: Paperman

Best live action short film:
Buzkashi Boys
WINNER: Curfew
Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)

Achievement in sound editing:
Django Unchained
Life of Pi
WINNER (Tie): Skyfall
WINNER (Tie): Zero Dark Thirty

Achievement in sound mixing:
Argo - John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia
WINNER: Les Misérables - Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes
Life of Pi - Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin
Lincoln - Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins
Skyfall - Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson

Achievement in visual effects:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and R. Christopher White
WINNER: Life of Pi - Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott
Marvel’s The Avengers - Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams and Dan Sudick
Prometheus - Richard Stammers, Trevor Wood, Charley Henley and Martin Hill
Snow White and the Huntsman - Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, Philip Brennan, Neil Corbould and Michael Dawson

Adapted screenplay:
WINNER: Argo - Screenplay by Chris Terrio
Beasts of the Southern Wild - Screenplay by Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin
Life of Pi - Screenplay by David Magee
Lincoln - Screenplay by Tony Kushner
Silver Linings Playbook - Screenplay by David O. Russell

Original screenplay:
Amour - Written by Michael Haneke
WINNER: Django Unchained - Written by Quentin Tarantino
Flight - Written by John Gatins
Moonrise Kingdom - Written by Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola
Zero Dark Thirty - Written by Mark Boal

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