It's official. In the world of film, Abraham Lincoln and a CIA officer will be duking it out for Oscar gold on Feb. 24. Best Picture nominees include Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," the Ben Affleck-directed "Argo" and seven other films that got the attention of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Take a look.
Director: Michael Haneke
Producers: Michael Andre, Stefan Arndt, Daniel Goudineau, Veit Heiduschka, Hans-Wolfgang Jurgan, Michael katz, Wolfgang Lorenz, Heinrich Mis, Margaret Menegoz, Bettina Reitz, Bettina Ricklets and Uwe Schott.
Director: Ben Affleck
Producers: Ben Affleck, Chris Brigham, Chay Carter, George Clooney, Tim Headington, Grant Heslov, Graham King, David Klawans, Alex Sutherland and Nina Wolarsky.
|Beasts of the Southern Wild|
Director: Benh Zeitlin
Producers: Chris Carroll, Philipp Engelhorn, Michael Gottwald, Nathan Harrison, Dan Janvey, Lucas Joaquin, Paul Mezey, Matthew Parker, Josh Penn and Michael Raisler.
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Producers: William Paul Clark, Reginald Hudlin, Shannon McIntosh, Pilar Savone, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, James W. Skotchdopole, Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein.
Director: Tom Hooper
Producers: Bernard Bellew, Raphael Benoliel, Tim Bevan, Liza Chasin, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward, Cameron Mackintosh, Angela Morrison and Thomas Schonberg.
|Life of Pi|
Director: Ang Lee
Producers: Kevin Richard Buxbaum, William M. Connor, Dean Georgaris, Ang Lee, David Lee, Michael J. Malone, Gil Netter, Tabrez Noorani, Jesse Prupas, Pravesh Sahni and David Womark.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Producers: Kathleen Kennedy, Jonathan King, Daniel Lupi, Kristie Macosko, Jeff Skoll, Adam Somner and Steven Spielberg.
|Silver Linings Playbook|
Director: David O. Russell
Producers: Bruce Cohen, Bradley Cooper, Donna Gigliotti, Jonathan Gordon, Mark Kamine, George Parra, Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein.