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This undated publicity photo provided by DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox shows Daniel Day-Lewis, center, as Abraham Lincoln in a scene from the film "Lincoln." The film was nominated Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 for 12 Academy Awards, including best picture, director for Steven Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.

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This film image released by Universal Pictures shows Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, left, and Anne Hathaway as Fantine in a scene from "Les Miserables." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

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In this undated publicity photo released by Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., Jessica Chastain, center, plays a member of the elite team of spies and military operatives, stationed in a covert base overseas, with Christopher Stanley, left, and Alex Corbet Burcher, right, who secretly devote themselves to finding Osama Bin Laden in Columbia Pictures' new thriller, "Zero Dark Thirty.

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This Dec. 1, 2012 file photo shows actress Amy Adams at the 4th Annual Governors Awards at Hollywood and Highland Center's Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles. Adams was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for her role in "The Master."

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This publicity photo released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Helen Hunt, left, and John Hawkes in a scene from "The Sessions." Hunt was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for her role in the film.

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This undated publicity image provided by Universal Pictures shows Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean in a scene from the motion-picture adaptation of "Les Misérables." Jackman was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for his role in the film.

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This publicity film image released by 20th Century Fox shows Suraj Sharma in a scene from "Life of Pi," directed by Ang Lee. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. The 85th Academy Awards will air live on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 on ABC.

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This image released by Warner Bros shows John Goodman, left, Alan Arkin, center, and actor-director Ben Affleck in a scene from "Argo." Arkin was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for his role in ě Argo. ě The 85th Academy Awards will air live on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 on ABC.

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Actress Emma Stone and 2013 Oscar host Seth MacFarlane present the 85th Academy Awards nominations for Best Picture on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 85th Annual Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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This undated publicity image released by The Weinstein Company shows, from left, Christoph Waltz as Schultz and Jamie Foxx as Django in the film "Django Unchained," directed by Quentin Tarantino. Waltz was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for his role in the film. The film was also nomined for best film.

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This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Emmanuelle Riva in a scene from "Amour." Riva was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

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This undated publicity film image provided by Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. shows Jessica Chastain in"Zero Dark Thirty." Chastain was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for her role in the film.

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Actress Emma Stone and 2013 Oscar host Seth MacFarlane present the 85th Academy Awards nominations for Best Director on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2012 in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 85th Annual Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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This Nov. 11, 2012 file photo shows actress Jennifer Lawrence at a special screening of "Silver Linings Playbook" in New York. Lawrence was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for her role in the film.

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This September 4, 2012 publicity photo provided by DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox, shows actor, Daniel Day-Lewis, left, and director, Steven Spielberg, posing for a portrait in New York. Day-Lewis stars as Abraham Lincoln in the new Spielberg directed film, ěLincoln." Spielberg was nominated for an Academy Award for best director on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for ěLincoln." Lewis was nominated for best actor.

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This Sept. 7, 2012 file photo shows actor Joaquin Phoenix attending the premiere of "The Master" during the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Phoenix was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for his role in "The Master."

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This Dec. 4, 2012 file photo shows actress Jessica Chastain at the photo call for her film, "Zero Dark Thirty" in New York. Chastain was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for her role in the film.

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This film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Ben Affleck as Tony Mendez, center, in "Argo," a rescue thriller about the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

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This film image released by Universal Pictures shows actress Anne Hathaway portraying Fantine, a struggling, sickly mother forced into prostitution in 1800s Paris, in a scene from the screen adaptation of "Les Miserables." Hathaway was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for her role in the film. The 85th Academy Awards will air live on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 on ABC.

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This June 7, 2012 file photo shows director Steven Spielberg at the AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Shirley MacLaine at Sony Studios in Culver City, Calif. Spielberg was nominated for an Academy Award for best director on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for ěLincoln.

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In this film image released by Sony Pictures, the cast is shown in a scene from "The Pirates! Band of Misfits." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best animated picture on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

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Actress Emma Stone and 2013 Oscar host Seth MacFarlane present the 85th Academy Awards nominations for Best Actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2012 in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 85th Annual Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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This film image released by Paramount Pictures shows Denzel Washington in a scene from "Flight." Washington was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for his role in the film.

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This film image released by 20th Century Fox shows director Ang Lee on the set of "Life of Pi." Lee was nominated for an Academy Award for best director on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for the film.

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This Jan. 7, 2013 file photo released by Starpix shows French actress Emmanuelle Riva from "Amour", at the New York Film Critics Circle awards dinner at the Crimson Club in New York. Riva was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for her role in ěAmour.

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This film image released by The Weinstein Company shows Amy Adams, left, and Philip Seymour Hoffman, center, in a scene from "The Master." Adams was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for her role in the film. Hoffman was also nominated for best supporting actor.

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This film image released by Summit Entertainment shows Tom Holland, left, and Naomi Watts in a scene from "The Impossible." Watts was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for her role in the film.

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This film image released by Disney shows Ralph, left, voiced by John C. Reilly in a scene from "Wreck-It Ralph." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best animated picture on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

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This film image released by Disney/Pixar shows the character Merida, voiced by Kelly MacDonald, in a scene from "Brave." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best animated picture on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

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Actress Emma Stone and 2013 Oscar host Seth MacFarlane present the 85th Academy Awards nominations for Best Actor on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2012 in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 85th Annual Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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This Jan. 7, 2013 file photo released by Starpix shows actor Daniel Day Lewis from "Lincoln," at the New York Film Critics Circle awards dinner at the Crimson Club in New York. Lewis was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for his role in ěLincoln.

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This undated publicity file photo of a film image released by Focus Features shows characters, from left, Grandma Babcock, voiced by Elaine Stritch, Sandra Babcock, voiced by Leslie Mann, Perry Babcock, voiced by Jeff Garlin, Norman, voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee, and Courtney, voiced by Anna Kendrick, in the 3-D stop-motion film, "ParaNorman." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best animated picture on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

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This publicity film image released by The Weinstein Company shows Jacki Weaver, left, and Robert De Niro in "Silver Linings Playbook." Weaver and De Niro were nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress and actor on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for their roles in ěSilver Linings Playbook.

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This publicity film image released by DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox shows Daniel Day-Lewis portraying Abraham Lincoln in the film "Lincoln." Lewis was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for his role in the film.

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This film image released by Disney shows Victor Frankenstein, voiced by Charlie Tahan, with Sparky, in a scene from "Frankenweenie." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best animated picture on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

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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: "Amour," "Argo," "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Django Unchained," "Les Miserables," "Life of Pi," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Zero Dark Thirty."
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