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Thursday, January 10, 2013 -

85th Academy Award

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln looks set to dominate the 2013 Academy Awards after landing a massive 12 nominations.

The historical epic will go head-to-head for Best Picture with the likes of Argo, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Zero Dark Thirty and Life of Pi, which trails with 11 nods.

Daniel Day-Lewis, who portrays former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln in the movie, scored a mention for Best Actor, while Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones both picked up nods for their supporting roles and Steven Spielberg landed a nomination for Best Director.

The nominations were announced by actress Emma Stone and ceremony host Seth MacFarlane on Thursday, with the winners being unveiled during the Los Angeles prizegiving on February 24.

 The major categories are as follows:
 Best Picture:
 Beasts of the Southern Wild
 Django Unchained
 Les Miserables
 Life of Pi
 Silver Linings Playbook
 Zero Dark Thirty
 Michael Haneke - Amour
 Ang Lee - Life of Pi
 David O. Russell - Silver Linings Playbook
 Steven Spielberg - Lincoln
 Benh Zeitlin - Beasts of the Southern Wild
 Actor in a Leading Role:
 Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook
 Daniel Day-Lewis - Lincoln
 Hugh Jackman - Les Miserables
 Joaquin Phoenix -The Master
 Denzel Washington - Flight
 Actress in a Leading Role:
 Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty
 Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook
 Emmanuelle Riva - Amour
 Quvenzhane Wallis - Beasts of the Southern Wild
 Naomi Watts - The Impossible
 Actor in a Supporting Role:
 Alan Arkin - Argo
 Robert De Niro - Silver Linings Playbook
 Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Master
 Tommy Lee Jones - Lincoln
 Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained
 Actress in a Supporting Role:
 Amy Adams - The Master
 Sally Field - Lincoln
 Anne Hathaway - Les Miserables
 Helen Hunt - The Sessions
 Jacki Weaver - Silver Linings Playbook
 Adapted Screenplay:
 Beasts Of The Southern Wild
 Life Of Pi
 Silver Linings Playbook
 Original Screenplay:
 Amour - Michael Haneke
 Django Unchained - Quentin Tarantino
 Flight - John Gatins
 Moonrise Kingdom - Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola
 Zero Dark Thirty - Mark Boal

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