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    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - The 85th annual Academy Award nominations have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    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 actor: Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln"; Bradley Cooper in "Silver Linings Playbook"; Hugh Jackman in "Les Miserables"; Joaquin Phoenix in "The Master"; Denzel Washington in "Flight.".

    Best supporting actor: Alan Arkin, "Argo"; Robert De Niro, "Silver Linings Playbook"; Philip Seymour Hoffman, "The Master"; Tommy Lee Jones, "Lincoln"; 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 foreign language: "Amour," by Austria's Michael Haneke and "No" by Chile's Pablo Larrain are nominated alongside 18th-century court saga "A Royal Affair" by Denmark's Nikolaj Arcel, child soldier drama "War Witch" by Canada's Kim Nguyen and seafaring story "Kon-Tiki" by Norway's Joachim Roenning and Espen Sandberg.

    Best director: Michael Haneke, "Amour"; Benh Zeitlin, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"; Ang Lee, "Life of Pi"; Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln"; David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook".

    The Civil War saga "Lincoln" leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture, director for Steven Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.

    Also among the 9 nominees for best picture Thursday: the old-age love story "Amour"; the Iran hostage thriller "Argo"; the independent hit "Beasts of the Southern Wild"; the slave-revenge narrative "Django Unchained"; the musical "Les Miserables"; the shipwreck story "Life of Pi"; the lost-souls romance "Silver Linings Playbook"; and the Osama bin Laden manhunt chronicle "Zero Dark Thirty."

    The Oscars feature a best-picture field that ranges from five to 10 films depending on a complex formula of ballots from the 5,856 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Best animated feature: "Brave"; "Frankenweenie"; "ParaNorman"; "The Pirates! Band of Misfits"; "Wreck-It Ralph".

     

    Winners will be announced Feb. 24.

    (Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

     

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