Nominations for the Oscars have been announced

Animals, CitiesBy Zafeiros Anastasiou

The 84th Academy Awards ceremony will take place on February 26 and will be presented by actor Billy Crystal. Favorite are the movie "Hugo" which received 11 nominations and "The artist" with 10. See the list of the main nominations… 

Better movie
The Artist
The Descendants
War Horse
The Help
Midnight in paris
The Tree Of Life
Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close

Best female actress
Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady
Viola Davis - The Help
Rooney Mara - The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Glenn Close - Albert Nobbs
Michelle Williams - My Week With Marilyn

Best Male Actor
George Clooney - The Descendants
Jean Dujardin - The Artist
Brad Pitt - Moneyball
Gary Oldman - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Demián Bichir - A Better Life

Second female role
Berenice Bejo - The Artist
Jessica Chastain - The Help
Octavia Spencer - The Help
Janet McTeer - Albert Nobbs
Melissa McCarthy - Bridesmaids

Second male role
Kenneth Brannagh - My Week With Marilyn
Jonah Hill - Moneyball
Christopher Plummer - Beginner
Nick Nolte - Warrior
Max Von Sydow - Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Best Direction
Michel Hazanavicius - The Artist
Martin Scorsese - Hugo
Woody Allen - Midnight In Paris
Alexander Payne - The Descendants
Terrence Malick - Tree Of Life

Best animated film
Kung Fu Panda 2
Puss In Boots
A Cat in Paris
Chico & Rita

Best foreign film
The Separation
Mr. Lazhar
In Darkness

Best script
The Artist, Written by Michel Hazanavicius
Bridesmaids, Written by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig
Margin Call, Written by JC Chandor
Midnight in Paris, Written by Woody Allen
A Separation, Written by Asghar Farhadi

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