The Oscar Nominations Are Here!

Katniss Everdeen woke up early this morning to help Academy president Tom Sherak announce the 2012 Oscar nominations. Join me after the jump to see who was nominated as predicted and who popped up like a surprise stripper from inside your birthday cake. Or some better metaphor.


Best Picture

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


The Artist (Michel Hazanavicius)
The Descendants (Alexander Payne)
Hugo (Martin Scorsese)
Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen)
The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick)

Actor in a Leading Role

Demián Bichir (A Better Life)
George Clooney (The Descendants)
Jean Dujardin (The Artist)
Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy)
Brad Pitt (Moneyball)

Actress in a Leading Role

Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs)
Viola Davis (The Help)
Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)
Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady)
Michelle Williams (My Week with Marilyn)

Actor in a Supporting Role

Kenneth Branagh (My Week with Marilyn)
Jonah Hill (Moneyball)
Nick Nolte (Warrior)
Christopher Plummer (Beginners)
Max von Sydow (Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close)

Actress in a Supporting Role

Bérénice Bejo (The Artist)
Jessica Chastain (The Help)
Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids)
Janet McTeer (Albert Nobbs)
Octavia Spencer (The Help)
Check out the full list of nominees here and sound off in the comments!

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