It's Oscar time, and Katniss Everdeen Jennifer Lawrence was on hand early this morning (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time!), announcing the nominations for the 2012 Academy Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif.
So, who will take home Oscar gold? Will it be Hollywood institution Meryl Streep for her uncanny portrayal of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, or Dawson's Creek alum Michelle Williams for her spot-on depiction of America's tragic sweetheart, Marilyn Monroe? Will it be Brad Pitt for his star turn in Moneyball, or George Clooney for his cuckolded Descendants patriarch? Only time (and Academy members) will tell!
Here's the full list!
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Jessica Chastain - The Help Bérénice Bejo - The Artist Melissa McCarthy - Bridesmaids Janet McTier - Albert Nobbs Octavia Spencer - The Help
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Kenneth Branagh - My Week With Marilyn Jonah Hill - Moneyball Nick Nolte - Warrior Christopher Plummer - Beginners Max von Sydow - Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Glenn Close - Albert Nobbs Viola Davis - The Help Rooney Mara - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady Michelle Williams - My Week With Marilyn
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Demian Bichir - A Better Life George Clooney - The Descendents Jean Dujardin - The Artist Gary Oldman - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Brad Pitt - Moneyball
Best Achievement in Directing
Michel Hazanavicius - The Artist Alexander Payne - The Descendants Martin Scorsese - Hugo Woody Allen - Midnight in Paris Terrence Malick - The Tree of Life
Best Original Screenplay
Michelle Hazanavicius - The Artist Annie Mumolo, Kristen Wiig - Bridesmaids J.C. Chandor - Margin Call Woody Allen - Midnight in Paris Asghar Farhadi - A Separation
Best Adapted Screenplay
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash - The Descendants George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon - The Ides of March Steve Zallian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin - Moneyball Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy John Logan - Hugo
Best Foreign Language Film
Belgium - Bullhead Israel - Footnote Poland - In Darkness Canada - Monsieur Lazhar Iran - A Separation
Best Animated Feature Film
A Cat in Paris Chico & Rita Kung Fu Panda 2 Puss in Boots Rango
War Horse The Artist Moneyball The Descendants The Tree of Life Midnight in Paris The Help Hugo Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close