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Oscar nominations

It looks like "Hugo" is the Oscar darling this year, garnering the most nominations for 2012. "Hugo" picked up 11 nominations, including best picture and Martin Scorsese for best director, also best screenplay, as well as several technical Oscars. "The Artist," the low-budget black-and-white silent movie earned 10 nominations, including nods for best picture, best director, screenplay, actor and supporting actress. George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt and Octavia Spencer were among the performers receiving nominations, while "The Descendants" and "Moneyball" also scored best picture nods for the 84th Academy Awards announced this morning in Beverly Hills. The ceremony will be held on Feb. 26 at the Kodak Theater and will be televised on ABC.

Here are the primary nominations:


The Artist

The Descendants

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

The Help


Midnight in Paris


The Tree of life

War Horse

Best Director

Michel Hazanivicus - A Better Life

Alexander Payne - The Descendants

Martin Scorsese - Hugo

Woody Allen - Midnight in Paris

Terrence Malick - The Tree of Life

Best Actress

Glenn Close - Albert Nobbs

Rooney Mara - Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Viola Davis - The Help

Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady

Michelle Williams - My Week with Marilyn

Best Actor

Demian Bichir - A Better Life

George Clooney - The Descendants

Jean Dujardin - The Artist

Gary Oldman - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Brad Pitt - Moneyball

Supporting Actress

Berenice Bejo -The Artist

Jessica Chastain - The Help

Melissa McCarthy - Bridesmaids

Janet McTeer - Albert Nobbs

Octavia Spencer - The Help

Supporting Actor

Kenneth Branagh -My Week with Marilyn

Jonah Hill - Money Ball

Nick Nolte -Warrior

Christopher Plummer - Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Best Original Screenplay

The Artist


Midnight in Paris

Margin Call

A Separation

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Descendants


The Ides of March

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Best Animated Feature

A Cat in Paris

Chico & Rita

Kung Fu Panda 2

Puss in Boots


Don't forget to make your picks and watch the ceremony on Feb. 26 at the Kodak Theater and on ABC.

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