2012 Oscar Nominations! War Horse – 6 Total Nominations Including Best Picture!

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The Oscar nominations were just announced.  Here are the picks for Best Picture.

  • “The Artist” Thomas Langmann, Producer
  • “The Descendants” Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers
  • “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” Scott Rudin, Producer
  • “The Help” Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers
  • “Hugo” Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers
  • “Midnight in Paris” Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers
  • “Moneyball” Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz and Brad Pitt, Producers
  • “The Tree of Life” Nominees to be determined
  • “War Horse“ Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, Producers

Jennifer Lawrence made the announcement.  She is one of my favorite young actresses.  Ever since I saw her in Winter’s Bone, I’ve been in awe of her talent.  She’s going to star in “The Hunger Games” coming out in March.  Can’t wait!

One of the surprises was no nomination for Leonardo DiCaprio for J.Edgar.  The Actor in a Leading Role nominatees are:

  • Damian Bichir in “A Better Life”
  • George Clooney  in “The Descendants”
  • Jean Dujardin  in “The Artist”
  • Gary Oldman in “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”
  • Brad Pitt in “Moneyball”

Actress in a Leading Role nominees include:

  • Glenn Close in “Albert Nobbs”
  • Viola Davis in “The Help”
  • Rooney Mara in “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
  • Meryl Streep in “The Iron Lady”
  • Michelle Williams in “My Week with Marilyn”
“Hugo” received 11 total nominations.  “The Artist” – 10.  “War Horse” – 6 (Yay!)

For the rest of the nominees, go to Oscars.org!

And a fashion note:  Jennifer Lawrence wore a dress by Prada.  I’m not a fan of the dress – I don’t think it flattered her and I love you, Jennifer!


I’m off to the movies!

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