• 2013 Oscar host Seth MacFarlane presents the Academy nominations for the 85th Academy Awards on January 10, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Invision)
  • This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Emmanuelle Riva in a scene from "Amour."
  • Actor Ben Affleck poses for photographers during a photocall to present his movie "Argo" in Rome, Italy, October 19, 2012.
  • Cast members and Fox Searchlight executives pose on the red carpet at the movie premiere of "Beasts Of The Southern Wild" at the Joy Theater in New Orleans, Louisiana, June 25, 2012.
  • Director Quentin Tarantino arrives for the German premiere of the movie "Django Unchained" in Berlin, Germany, January 8, 2013.
  • This January 8, 2013 Starpix photo shows, from left, Les Miserables' Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, and Amanda Seyfried with director Tom Hooper at the National Board of Review awards gala in New York.
  • This film image released by 20th Century Fox shows Suraj Sharma as Pi Patel in a scene from "Life of Pi." (20th Century Fox)
  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, left, with director Steven Spielberg, center, and cast member Daniel Day-Lewis, before a screening of the movie "Lincoln," for members of Congress, on Capitol Hill, December 19, 2012.
  • Actors Robert DeNiro, left, Bradley Cooper, and Director David O. Russell, right, attend the premiere of "Silver Linings Playbook," at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York, November 12, 2012.
  • Actress Jessica Chastain, left, and actor Edgar Ramirez arrive at the premiere of the feature film "Zero Dark Thirty" at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California, December 10, 2012.

2013 Oscars: Best Picture Nominees

Published January 10, 2013

The Civil War film "Lincoln" leads Academy Awards with 12 nominations, while "Life of Pi" follows with 11.

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