Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards: Is Spike Lee cruel? ‘Django Unchained’ & Tarantino acknowledged!

{CLICK FOR BIGGER/IMAGE VIA -} The nominees for best picture are "Argo," "Django Unchained," "Life of Pi," "Zero Dark Thirty," "Lincoln," "Silver Linings Playbook," "Les Miserables," "Amour" and "Beasts of the Southern Wild."

{CLICK FOR BIGGER/IMAGE} The nominees for best picture are “Argo,” “Django Unchained,” “Life of Pi,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Lincoln,” “Silver Linings Playbook,” “Les Miserables,” “Amour” and “Beasts of the Southern Wild.”

The nominees for best actor are Daniel Day-Lewis (“Lincoln”), Hugh Jackman (“Les Miserables”), Denzel Washington (“Flight“), Joaquin Phoenix (“The Master”) and Bradley Cooper (“Silver Linings Playbook”).

The nominees for best actress are Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Jennifer Lawrence (“Silver Linings Playbook“), Quvenzhane Wallis (“Beasts of the Southern Wild”), Naomi Watts (“The Impossible”) and Emmanuelle Riva (“Amour”).

The nominees for best supporting actor are Robert De Niro ("Silver Linings Playbook"), Philip Seymour Hoffman ("The Master"), Tommy Lee Jones ("Lincoln"), Alan Arkin ("Argo") and {FEA.} Christopher Waltz ("Django Unchained").

The nominees for best supporting actor are Robert De Niro (“Silver Linings Playbook”), Philip Seymour Hoffman (“The Master”), Tommy Lee Jones (“Lincoln”), Alan Arkin (“Argo”) and {FEA.} Christopher Waltz (“Django Unchained“).

The nominees for best supporting actress are Sally Field (“Lincoln”), Amy Adams (“The Master”), Anne Hathaway (“Les Miserables“), Helen Hunt (“The Sessions”) and Jacki Weaver (“Silver Linings Playbook”).

The nominees for best director are Steven Spielberg (“Lincoln”), David O. Russell (“Silver Linings Playbook”), Ang Lee (“Life of Pi“), Michael Haneke (“Amour”) and Benh Zeitlin (“Beasts of the Southern Wild”).

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  1. ‘MANDINGO’ meets ‘BLAZING SADDLES’ and just as decades STALE.

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  2. I don’t agree, it looks like fun, I in fact LOVEDBlazing Saddles” and it is a comedy classic! This is not a blaxpoitation flick and to dismiss what is a clever melding of genres is petty and totally without insight. Did you watch it? Then “Man With The Iron Fists” was equally patronising – that too was a Quentin Tarantino film via RZA where a black man was in China according to that plot… Please look elsewhere on this website for my initial take on “Django” which I plan to see as soon as it lands in Barbados!

  3. 2012 shows a distinctly average year for films. Nothing really stands out to me as great, from The Academy’s lists of nominees. I thought Skyfall might make the best picture list, but the song was quite boring and makes the top 5. Flight was very good until they didn’t know how to end it. Marigold Hotel was quite brilliant and is the best screenplay I read in 2012.

    The suggested best films are here:

  4. Not even “Life Of Pi“? “Silver Linings Playbook“??


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