Oscar watch: See the nominees for the 85th annual Academy Awards

Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announce this year's nominees. Get the latest information here

One step closer to taking home one of these handsome little devils.
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This morning, the Oscar race officially kicked into high gear as Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announced the nominees for the 85th annual Academy Awards, which will air on ABC on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. EST. Watch the presentation here, and read the nominees:

BEST PICTURE

Amour

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Argo

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Django Unchained

Les Miserables

Life of Pi

Lincoln

Silver Linings Playbook

Zero Dark Thirty

BEST DIRECTOR

Michael Haneke, Amour

Ang Lee, Life of Pi

David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook

Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

Ben Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

BEST ACTOR

Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook

Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables

Joaquin Phoenix, The Master

Denzel Washington, Flight

BEST ACTRESS

Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

Quvenzhane Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Naomi Watts, The Impossible

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Alan Arkin, Argo

Robert DeNiro, Silver Linings Playbook

Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Amy Adams, The Master

Sally Field, Lincoln

Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Helen Hunt, The Sessions

Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola, Moonrise Kingdom

Mark Boal, Zero Dark Thirty

John Gatins, Flight

Michael Haneke, Amour

Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Lucy Alibar and Ben Zitelin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Tony Kushner, Lincoln

David Magee, Life of Pi

David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook

Chris Terrio, Argo

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

A Royal Affair (Denmark)

Amour (Austria)

Kon-Tiki (Norway)

No (Chile)

War Witch (Canada)

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Brave

Frankenweenie

ParaNorman

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Wreck-It-Ralph

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Roger Deakins, Skyfall

Janusz Kaminski, Lincoln

Seamus McGarvey, Anna Karenina

Claudio Miranda, Life of Pi

Robert Richardson, Django Unchained

BEST FILM EDITING

Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers, Lincoln

William Goldenberg, Argo

Michael Kahn, Lincoln

Tim Squyres, Life of Pi

Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg, Zero Dark Thirty

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Rick Carter, Jim Erickson and Peter T. Frank, Lincoln

Sarah Greenwood and Katie Spencer, Anna Karenina

David Gropman and Anna Pinnock, Life of Pi

Dan Hennah and Ra Vincent, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Eve Stewart, Les Miserables

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Colleen Atwood, Snow White and the Huntsman

Paco Delgado, Les Miserables

Jacqueline Durran, Anna Karenina

Eiko Ishioka, Mirror Mirror

Joanna Johnston, Lincoln

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

"Skyfall" (Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth, Skyfall)

"Pi’s Lullaby" (Mychael Danna and Bombay Jayashri, Life of Pi)

"Before My Time," (J. Ralph, Chasing Ice)

"Suddenly" (Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables)

"Everybody Needs a Best Friend" (Walter Murphy and Seth MacFarlane, Ted)

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Mychael Danna, Life of Pi

Alexandre Desplat, Argo

Dario Marianelli, Anna Karenina

Thomas Newman, Skyfall

John Williams, Lincoln

BEST SOUND MIXING

Argo

Les Miserables

Life of Pi

Lincoln

Skyfall

BEST SOUND EDITING

Argo

Django Unchained

Life of Pi

Skyfall

Zero Dark Thirty

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

The Avengers

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Life of Pi

Prometheus

Snow White and the Huntsman

BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING

Hitchcock

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Les Miserables

BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM

"Adam and Dog"

"Fresh Guacamole"

"Head over Heels"

"Maggie Simpson in ‘The Longest Daycare'"

"Paperman"

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM

"Asad"

"Buzkashi Boys"

"Curfew"

"Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)"

"Henry"

BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY

"Inocente"

"Kings Point"

"Mondays at Racine"

"Open Heart"

"Redemption"

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