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The 84th Academy Awards — Complete List of Oscar Nominations

The 84th Academy Awards will air February 26 on ABC. The Scorecard Review will have articles on snubs and predictions as we get closer to the event. Until then, there are the Oscar nominations. READ Allen's reaction to the Academy Award Nominations

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

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

Best Actress 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)

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

Best Supporting Actress Berenice Bejo (The Artist) Jessica Chastain (The Help) Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids) Janet McTeer (Albert Nobbs) Octavia Spencer (The Help)

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

Writing - Adapted Screenplay The Descendants (Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon and Jim Rash) Hugo (Screenplay by John Logan) The Ides of March (Screenplay by George Clooney and Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon) Moneyball (Screenplay by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin Story by Stan Chervin) Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (Screenplay by Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan)

Writing - Original Screenplay The Artist (Written by Michel Hazanavicius) Bridesmaids (Written by Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig) Margin Call (Written by J.C. Chandor) Midnight in Paris (Written by Woody Allen) A Separation (Written by Asghar Farhadi)

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

Documentary - Feature Hell and Back Again If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory Pina Undefeated

Foreign Language Film Bullhead (Belgium) Footnote (Israel) In Darkness (Poland) Monsieur Lazhar (Canada) A Separation (Iran)

Cinematography The Artist The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Hugo The Tree of Life War Horse

Film Editing The Artist The Descendants The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Hugo Moneyball

Music - Original Score The Adventures of Tintin (John Williams) The Artist (Ludovic Bource) Hugo (Howard Shore) Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (Alberto Iglesias) War Horse (John Williams)

Music - Original Song "Man or Muppet" from The Muppets "Real in Rio" from Rio

Sound Mixing The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Hugo Moneyball Transformers: Dark of the Moon War Horse

Sound Editing Drive The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Hugo Transformers: Dark of the Moon War Horse

Art Direction The Artist Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Hugo Midnight in Paris War Horse

Visual Effects Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Hugo Real Steel Rise of the Planet of the Apes Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Costumes Anonymous The Artist Hugo Jane Eyre W.E.

Makeup Albert Nobbs Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 The Iron Lady

Documentary - Short Subject The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement God Is the Bigger Elvis Incident in New Baghdad Saving Face The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom

Short Film - Animated Dimanche/Sunday (Patrick Doyon) The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg) La Luna (Enrico Casarosa) A Morning Stroll (Grant Orchard and Sue Goffe) Wild Life (Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby)

Short Film - Live Action Pentecost (Peter McDonald and Eimear O'Kane) Raju (Max Zähle and Stefan Gieren) The Shore (Terry George and Oorlagh George) Time Freak (Andrew Bowler and Gigi Causey) Tuba Atlantic (Hallvar Witzo)

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