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For those of you who didn't watch the Oscars and have turned off Facebook, Twitter, and all forms of social media in order for nothing to be spoiled for you, we salute you. Which is why we put together this handy-dandy list of Academy Award® nominees and winners in each category for you.

(The ** indicates the winner)

Best Picture


** Argo

Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Django Unchained

Les Miserables

Life of Pi


Silver Linings Playbook

Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director

  • Amour

  • Beasts of the Southern Wild

** - Life of Pi

  • Lincoln

  • Silver Linings Playbook

Best Cinematography

Anna Karenina - Seamus McGarvey

Django Unchained - Robert Richardson

** Life of Pi - Claudio Miranda

Lincoln - Janusz Kaminski

Skyfall - Roger Deakins

Best Actor In A Leading Role

** - Lincoln

Best Actress In A Leading Role

** - Silver Linings PLaybook

  • Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actor In A Supporting Role

  • Argo

** - Django Unchained

  • Lincoln

  • The Master

  • Silver Linings Playbook

Best Actress In A Supporting Role

** - Les Miserables

Best Original Screenplay

Michael Haneke - Amour

** - Django Unchained

  • Flight

& - Moonrise Kingdom

  • Zero Dark Thirty

Best Adapted Screenplay

** - Argo

Lucy Alibar, Benh Zeitlin - Beasts of the Southern Wild

  • Life Of Pi

  • Lincoln

David O. Russell - Silver Linings Playbook

Best Editing

** 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

** Amour



A Royal Affair

War Witch

Best Animated Feature Film

** Brave



The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Wreck-It Ralph

Best Animated Short Film

Adam and Dog

Fresh Guacamole

Head over Heels

Maggie Simpson in "The Longest Daycare

** Paperman

Best Original Song

"Before My Time" from Chasing Ice

"Pi's Lullaby" from Life of Pi

"Everybody Needs A Best Friend" from Ted

"Suddenly" from Les Misérables

** "Skyfall" from Skyfall

Best Original Score

Anna Karenina - Dario Marianelli

Argo - Alexandre Desplat

** Life of Pi - Mychael Danna

Lincoln - John Williams

Skyfall - Thomas Newman

Visual Effects

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

** Life of Pi

The Avengers


Snow White and the Huntsman

Costume Design

** Anna Karenina - Jacqueline Durran

Les Misérables - Paco Delgado

Lincoln - Joanna Johnston

Mirror, Mirror - Eiko Ishioka

Snow White and the Huntsman - Colleen Atwood

Makeup and Hairstyling

Hitchcock - Howard Berger, Peter Montagna and Martin Samuel

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane

** Les Misérables - Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell

Best Live Action Short Film


Buzkashi Boys

** Curfew

Death of a Shadow


Best Documentary Short

** Inocente

King's Point

Mondays at Racine

Open Heart


Documentary Feature

5 Broken Cameras

The Gatekeepers

How to Survive a Plague

The Invisible War

** Searching for Sugar Man

Sound Mixing

Argo - John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia

** 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

Sound Editing

Argo - Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn

Django Unchained - Wylie Stateman

Life of Pi - Eugene Gearty and Philip Stockton

** Skyfall - Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers --tie

** Zero Dark Thirty - Paul N.J. Ottosson --tie

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

** Lincoln - Production Design: Rick Carter; Set Decoration: Jim Erickson


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