Notable Academy Award snubs: Kathyrn Bigelow, Ben Affleck, Tom Hooper
(NEWSER) – Lincoln ruled at this morning's Academy Award nominations announcement, scoring nods in the Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay categories. In all, the Steven Spielberg drama leads with 12 nominations, the AP reports. Eight other Best Picture nominees were chosen: Life of Pi (which came in second with 11 nominations), Beasts of the Southern Wild, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty,Les Miserables, Amour, Django Unchained, and Argo. At least three notable names were missing from the Best Director category: Ben Affleck for Argo, Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark Thirty, and Tom Hooper for Les Miserables.All three had been nominated for DGA Awards. Click for the complete list of nominees.
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