Lincoln Leads 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards With 13 Nominations

Ben Affleck in Argo
Ben Affleck in Argo, in the running for Critics’ Choice Best Picture

Things are getting even more interesting in the movie awards tango with the announcement of the Critics Choice Movie Award nominations today.

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced their long list of nominees for the 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, and they spread the love around in a very close race. Lincoln lead the pack with 13 nominations and Les Miserables followed with 11 nods, while Silver Linings Playbook is right behind with ten.

The winners will be announced live at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony on Thurs., Jan. 10, 2013 from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. The show will broadcast live on The CW Network at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Complete List: 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Nominations

Best Picture:

Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Misérables
Life of Pi
The Master
Moonrise Kingdom
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actor: 

Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook
Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln
John Hawkes – The Sessions
Hugh Jackman – Les Misérables
Joaquin Phoenix – The Master
Denzel Washington – Flight

Best Actress:

Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty
Marion Cotillard – Rust and Bone
Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook
Emmanuelle Riva – Amour
Quvenzhané Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild
Naomi Watts – The Impossible

Best Supporting Actor:

Alan Arkin – Argo
Javier Bardem – Skyfall
Robert De Niro – Silver Linings Playbook
Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Master
Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln
Matthew McConaughey – Magic Mike

Best Supporting Actress: 

Amy Adams – The Master
Judi Dench – Skyfall
Ann Dowd – Compliance
Sally Field – Lincoln
Anne Hathaway – Les Misérables

Best Young Actor/Actress: 

Elle Fanning – Ginger & Rosa
Kara Hayward – Moonrise Kingdom
Tom Holland – The Impossible
Logan Lerman – The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Suraj Sharma – Life of Pi
Quvenzhané Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Acting Ensemble:

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Les Misérables
Moonrise Kingdom
Silver Linings Playbook

Best Director:

Ben Affleck – Argo
Kathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark Thirty
Tom Hooper – Les Misérables
Ang Lee – Life of Pi
David O. Russell – Silver Linings Playbook
Steven Spielberg – Lincoln

Best Original Screenplay:

Quentin Tarantino – Django Unchained
John Gatins – Flight
Rian Johnson – Looper
Paul Thomas Anderson – The Master
Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola – Moonrise Kingdom
Mark Boal – Zero Dark Thirty

Best Adapted Screenplay: 

Chris Terrio – Argo
David Magee – Life of Pi
Tony Kushner – Lincoln
Stephen Chbosky – The Perks of Being a Wallflower
David O. Russell – Silver Linings Playbook

Best Cinematography: 

Les Misérables – Danny Cohen
Life of Pi – Claudio Miranda
Lincoln – Janusz Kaminski
The Master – Mihai Malaimare Jr.
Skyfall – Roger Deakins

Best Art Direction:

Anna Karenina – Sarah Greenwood/Production Designer; Katie Spencer/Set Decorator
The Hobbit – Dan Hennah/Production Designer; Ra Vincent & Simon Bright/Set Decorators
Les Misérables – Eve Stewart/Production Designer; Anna Lynch-Robinson/Set Decorator
Life of Pi – David Gropman/Production Designer; Anna Pinnock/Set Decorator
Lincoln – Rick Carter/Production Designer; Jim Erickson/Set Decorator

Best Editing:

Argo – William Goldenberg
Les Misérables – Melanie Ann Oliver and Chris Dickens
Life of Pi – Tim Squyres
Lincoln – Michael Kahn
Zero Dark Thirty – William Goldenberg and Dylan Tichenor

Best Costume Design:

Anna Karenina – Jacqueline Durran
Cloud Atlas – Kym Barrett and Pierre-Yves Gayraud
The Hobbit – Bob Buck, Ann Maskrey and Richard Taylor
Les Misérables – Paco Delgado
Lincoln – Joanna Johnston

Best Makeup:

Cloud Atlas
The Hobbit
Les Misérables

Best Visual Effects:

The Avengers
Cloud Atlas
The Dark Knight Rises
The Hobbit
Life of Pi

Best Animated Feature: 

Madagascar 3
Rise of the Guardians
Wreck-It Ralph

Best Action Movie: 

The Avengers
The Dark Knight Rises

Bet Actor in an Action Movie:

Christian Bale – The Dark Knight Rises
Daniel Craig – Skyfall
Robert Downey Jr. – The Avengers
Joseph Gordon-Levitt – Looper
Jake Gyllenhaal – End of Watch

Best Actress in an Action Movie:

Emily Blunt – Looper
Gina Carano – Haywire
Judi Dench – Skyfall
Anne Hathaway – The Dark Knight Rises
Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games

Best Comedy:

Silver Linings Playbook
This Is 40
21 Jump Street

Best Actor in a Comedy: 

Jack Black – Bernie
Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook
Paul Rudd – This Is 40
Channing Tatum – 21 Jump Street
Mark Wahlberg – Ted

Best Actress in a Comedy: 

Mila Kunis – Ted
Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook
Shirley MacLaine – Bernie
Leslie Mann – This Is 40
Rebel Wilson – Pitch Perfect

Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie: 

The Cabin in the Woods

Best Foreign Language Film: 

The Intouchables
A Royal Affair
Rust and Bone

Best Documentary Feature:

The Central Park Five
The Imposter
The Queen of Versailles
Searching for Sugar Man
West of Memphis

Best Song: 

“For You” – performed by Keith Urban/written by Monty Powell & Keith Urban – Act of Valor
“Learn Me Right” – performed by Birdy with Mumford & Sons/written by Mumford & Sons – Brave
“Skyfall” – performed by Adele/written by Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth – Skyfall
“Still Alive” – performed by Paul Williams/written by Paul Williams – Paul Williams Still Alive
“Suddenly” – performed by Hugh Jackman/written by Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil & Herbert Kretzmer – Les Misérables

Best Score: 

Argo – Alexandre Desplat
Life of Pi – Mychael Danna
Lincoln – John Williams
The Master – Jonny Greenwood
Moonrise Kingdom – Alexandre Desplat


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