The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced the nominees for the 18th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards. The winners will be announced live at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards ceremony on Thursday, January 10, 2013 from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. The show will broadcast live on The CW Network at 8:00 PM ET/PT."Lincoln" received a record-setting 13 nominations for the 18th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, beating out previous record holder "BLACK SWAN," which had 12 nominations in 2011. Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" garnered nods for Best Picture, Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, Best Supporting Actor for Tommy Lee Jones, Best Supporting Actress for Sally Field, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Director for Steven Spielberg, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Best Score.Following closely behind is "LES MISERABLES," which received 11 nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor for Hugh Jackman, Best Supporting Actress for Anne Hathaway, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Director for Tom Hooper, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Best Song for "Suddenly."David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" also impressed with 10 nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor for Bradley Cooper, Best Actress for Jennifer Lawrence, Best Supporting Actor for Robert De Niro, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Director for David O. Russell, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Comedy, Best Actor in a Comedy for Bradley Cooper and Best Actress in a Comedy Jennifer Lawrence."Life of Pi" earned 9 nominations, and "Argo," "The Master" and "Skyfall" each garnered 7 nominations. Jennifer Lawrence leads the female nominees with nods for Best Actress, Best Actress in a Comedy and Best Acting Ensemble for "Silver Linings Playbook" as well as Best Actress in an Action Movie for "The Hunger Games." Bradley Cooper leads the male nominees with nods for Best Actor, Best Actor in a Comedy and Best Acting Ensemble for "Silver Livings Playbook." Judi Dench was nominated for both Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress in an Action Movie for "Skyfall" and nine-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis was nominated for Best Actress and Best Young Actress for "Beasts of the Southern Wild," contributing to the film's 3 nominations, including Best Picture."This has been a truly spectacular year in filmmaking and our voters had an embarrassment of riches to choose from," says BFCA President Joey Berlin. "To recognize the remarkable achievements across every genre of filmmaking we have added several new categories this year, including often overlooked performances in Comedy and Action. And to add even more fun, we're letting fans in on the voting in one special category."Movie fans can indeed vote on their favorite film franchise and watch as the winner is announced live on the Critics' Choice Movie Awards on The CW on January 10th. This is the first fan-voted award in the history of the Critics' Choice Movie Awards. The nominees include: Batman, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, James Bond/007, Lord of the Rings, Spider-Man, Star Trek, Star Wars, Toy Story and Twilight. Voting begins today and fans can vote on The Official Critics' Choice Movie Awards Site, The CW and many of the Internet's most popular entertainment sites including CELEBUZZ, POPSUGAR, Entertainment Weekly, Rotten Tomatoes, Wonderwall, Summit Entertainment, Warner Bros., AreYouScreening, Awards Circuit, Screen It, Slug Mag, Lights Camera Jackson and Scene Stealers.The Critics' Choice Movie Awards are bestowed annually by the BFCA to honor the finest in cinematic achievement. The BFCA is the largest film critics organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 270 television, radio and online critics. BFCA members are the primary source of information for today's film going public. Eligible films were released in 2012. The accounting firm of CMM, LLP tallied the written ballots.Since its inception in 1995, the Critics' Choice Movie Awards has been a star-studded bellwether event of the movie awards season. Historically, the Critics' Choice Movie Awards are the most accurate predictor of the Academy Award nominations. Among the attendees at last year's show were George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Charlize Theron, Bob Dylan, Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg.Final ballots for the 18th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards will be sent to BFCA members on January 7, 2013 with a deadline for returning final ballots on January 8, 2013.The 18th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards will be produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment. The BFCA and Berlin Entertainment are represented by Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig and Lance Klein of WME.About The Broadcast Film Critics Association:The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) is the largest film critics organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 270 television, radio and online critics. BFCA members are the primary source of information for today's film going public. The very first opinion a moviegoer hears about new releases at the multiplex or the art house usually comes from one of its members. For additional information about the BFCA and its membership, visit its website at www.criticschoice.com.About The CWTHE CW TELEVISION NETWORK, a joint venture between Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corporation, made its debut on September 20, 2006 as America's fifth broadcast network and is the only network specifically targeting viewers ages 18-34, particularly women, a demographic highly sought after by advertisers. Delivering a total of 30 hours of programming a week, The CW offers a five-night, 10-hour primetime lineup that runs Monday through Friday. In daytime, The CW broadcasts a Monday through Friday afternoon block, and a five-hour Saturday morning block.NOMINATIONS FOR THE 18th ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE MOVIE AWARDSBEST PICTUREArgoBeasts of the Southern WildDjango UnchainedLES MISERABLESLife of PiLincolnThe MasterMoonrise KingdomSilver Linings PlaybookZero Dark ThirtyBEST ACTORBradley Cooper - "Silver Linings Playbook"Daniel Day-Lewis - "Lincoln"John Hawkes - "The Sessions"Hugh Jackman - "LES MISERABLES"Joaquin Phoenix - "The Master"Denzel Washington - "Flight"BEST ACTRESSJessica Chastain - "Zero Dark Thirty"Marion Cotillard - "Rust and Bone"Jennifer Lawrence - "Silver Linings Playbook"Emmanuelle Riva - "Amour"Quvenzhané Wallis - "Beasts of the Southern Wild"Naomi Watts - "The Impossible"BEST SUPPORTING ACTORAlan Arkin - "Argo"Javier Bardem - "Skyfall"Robert De Niro - "Silver Linings Playbook"Philip Seymour Hoffman - "The Master"Tommy Lee Jones - "Lincoln"Matthew McConaughey - "Magic Mike"BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESSAmy Adams - "The Master"Judi Dench - "Skyfall"Ann Dowd - "Compliance"Sally Field - "Lincoln"Anne Hathaway - "LES MISERABLES"Helen Hunt - "The Sessions"BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESSElle Fanning - "Ginger & Rosa"Kara Hayward - "Moonrise Kingdom"Tom Holland - "The Impossible"Logan Lerman - "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"Suraj Sharma - "Life of Pi"Quvenzhané Wallis - "Beasts of the Southern Wild"BEST ACTING ENSEMBLEArgoThe Best Exotic Marigold HotelLES MISERABLESLincolnMoonrise KingdomSilver Linings PlaybookBEST DIRECTORBen Affleck - "Argo"Kathryn Bigelow - "Zero Dark Thirty"Tom Hooper - "LES MISERABLES"Ang Lee - "Life of Pi"David O. Russell - "Silver Linings Playbook"Steven Spielberg - "Lincoln"BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAYQuentin Tarantino - "Django Unchained"John Gatins - "Flight"Rian Johnson - "Looper"Paul Thomas Anderson - "The Master"Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola - "Moonrise Kingdom"Mark Boal - "Zero Dark Thirty"BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAYChris Terrio - "Argo"David Magee - "Life of Pi"Tony Kushner - "Lincoln"Stephen Chbosky - "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"David O. Russell - "Silver Linings Playbook"BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY"LES MISERABLES" - Danny Cohen"Life of Pi" - Claudio Miranda"Lincoln" - Janusz Kaminski"The Master" - Mihai Malaimare Jr."Skyfall" - Roger DeakinsBEST ART DIRECTION"Anna Karenina" - Sarah Greenwood/Production Designer; Katie Spencer/Set Decorator"The Hobbit" - Dan Hennah/Production Designer; Ra Vincent & Simon Bright/Set Decorators"LES MISERABLES" - Eve Stewart/Production Designer; Anna Lynch-Robinson/Set Decorator"Life of Pi" - David Gropman/Production Designer; Anna Pinnock/Set Decorator"Lincoln" - Rick Carter/Production Designer; Jim Erickson/Set DecoratorBEST EDITING"Argo" - William Goldenberg"LES MISERABLES" - Melanie Ann Oliver and Chris Dickens"Life of Pi" - Tim Squyres"Lincoln" - Michael Kahn"Zero Dark Thirty" - William Goldenberg and Dylan TichenorBEST COSTUME DESIGN"Anna Karenina" - Jacqueline Durran"Cloud Atlas" - Kym Barrett and Pierre-Yves Gayraud"The Hobbit" - Bob Buck, Ann Maskrey and Richard Taylor"LES MISERABLES" - Paco Delgado"Lincoln" - JoAnna JohnstonBEST MAKEUPCloud AtlasThe HobbitLES MISERABLESLincolnBEST VISUAL EFFECTSThe AvengersCloud AtlasThe Dark Knight RisesThe HobbitLife of PiBEST ANIMATED FEATUREBraveFrankenweenieMadagascar 3ParaNormanRise of the GuardiansWreck-It RalphBEST ACTION MOVIEThe AvengersThe Dark Knight RisesLooperSkyfallBEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIEChristian Bale - "The Dark Knight Rises"Daniel Craig - "Skyfall"Robert Downey Jr. - "The Avengers"Joseph Gordon-Levitt - "Looper"Jake Gyllenhaal - "End of Watch"BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIEEmily Blunt - "Looper"Gina Carano - "Haywire"Judi Dench - "Skyfall"Anne Hathaway - "The Dark Knight Rises"Jennifer Lawrence - "The Hunger Games"BEST COMEDYBernieSilver Linings PlaybookTedThis Is 4021 Jump StreetBEST ACTOR IN A COMEDYJack Black - "Bernie"Bradley Cooper - "Silver Linings Playbook"Paul Rudd - "This Is 40"Channing Tatum - "21 Jump Street"Mark Wahlberg - "Ted"BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDYMila Kunis - "Ted"Jennifer Lawrence - "Silver Linings Playbook"Shirley MacLaine - "Bernie"Leslie Mann - "This Is 40"Rebel Wilson - "Pitch Perfect"BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIEThe Cabin in the WoodsLooperPrometheusBEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMAmourThe IntouchablesA Royal AffairRust and BoneBEST DOCUMENTARY FEATUREBullyThe Central Park FiveThe ImposterThe Queen of VersaillesSearching for Sugar ManWest of MemphisBEST SONG"For You" - performed by Keith Urban/written by Monty Powell & Keith Urban - Act of Valor"Learn Me Right" - performed by Birdy with Mumford & Sons/written by Mumford & Sons - Brave"Skyfall" - performed by Adele/written by Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth - Skyfall"Still Alive" - performed by Paul Williams/written by Paul Williams - Paul Williams Still Alive"Suddenly" - performed by Hugh Jackman/written by Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil & Herbert Kretzmer - LES MISERABLESBEST SCORE"Argo" - Alexandre Desplat"Life of Pi" - Mychael Danna"Lincoln" - John Williams"The Master" - Jonny Greenwood"Moonrise Kingdom" - Alexandre DesplatNOMINEES BY PICTURE FOR THE 18th ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS21 JUMP STREET - 2 NominationsBest ComedyBest Actor in a Comedy/Channing TatumA ROYAL AFFAIR - 1 NominationBest Foreign Language FilmACT OF VALOR - 1 NominationBest Song/"For You"AMOUR - 2 NominationsBest Actress/Emmanuelle RivaBest Foreign Language FilmAnna KarenINA - 2 NominationsBest Art DirectionBest Costume DesignARGO - 7 NominationsBest PictureBest Supporting Actor/Alan ArkinBest Acting EnsembleBest Director/Ben AffleckBest Adapted ScreenplayBest EditingBest ScoreTHE AVENGERS - 3 NominationsBest Visual EffectsBest Action MovieBest Actor in an Action Movie/Robert Downey Jr.BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD - 3 NominationsBest PictureBest Actress/Quvenzhane WallisBest Young Actress/Quvenzhane WallisBERNIE - 3 NominationsBest ComedyBest Actor in a Comedy/Jack BlackBest Actress in a Comedy/Shirley MacLaineTHE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL - 1 NominationBest Acting EnsembleBRAVE - 2 NominationsBest Animated FeatureBest Song/ "Learn Me Right"BULLY - 1 NominationBest Documentary FeatureTHE CABIN IN THE WOODS - 1 NominationBest Sci-Fi/Horror MovieTHE CENTRAL PARK FIVE - 1 NominationBest Documentary FeatureCLOUD ATLAS - 3 NominationsBest Costume DesignBest MakeupBest Visual EffectsCOMPLIANCE - 1 NominationBest Supporting Actress/Ann DowdTHE DARK KNIGHT RISES - 4 NominationsBest Visual EffectsBest Action MovieBest Actor in an Action Movie/Christian BaleBest Actress in an Action Movie/Anne HathawayDJANGO UNCHAINED - 2 NominationsBest PictureBest Original ScreenplayEND OF WATCH - 1 NominationBest Actor in an Action Movie/Jake GyllenhaalFLIGHT - 2 NominationsBest Actor/Denzel WashingtonBest Original ScreenplayFRANKENWEENIE - 1 NominationBest Animated FeatureGINGER & ROSA - 1 NominationBest Young Actress/Elle FanningHAYWIRE - 1 NominationBest Actress in an Action Movie/Gina CaranoTHE HOBBIT - 4 NominationsBest Art DirectionBest Costume DesignBest MakeupBest Visual EffectsTHE HUNGER GAMES - 1 NominationBest Actress in an Action Movie/Jennifer LawrenceTHE IMPOSSIBLE - 2 NominationsBest Actress/Naomi WattsBest Young Actor/Tom HollandTHE IMPOSTER - 1 NominationBest Documentary FeatureTHE INTOUCHABLES - 1 NominationBest Foreign Language FilmLES MISéRABLES - 11 NominationsBest PictureBest Actor/Hugh JackmanBest Supporting Actress/Anne HathawayBest Acting EnsembleBest Director/Tom HooperBest CinematographyBest Art DirectionBest EditingBest Costume DesignBest MakeupBest Song/ "Suddenly"LIFE OF PI - 9 NominationsBest PictureBest Young Actor/Suraj SharmaBest Director/Ang LeeBest Adapted ScreenplayBest CinematographyBest Art DirectionBest EditingBest Visual EffectsBest ScoreLINCOLN - 13 NominationsBest PictureBest Actor/Daniel Day-LewisBest Supporting Actor/Tommy Lee JonesBest Supporting Actress/Sally FieldBest Acting EnsembleBest Director/Steven SpielbergBest Adapted ScreenplayBest CinematographyBest Art DirectionBest EditingBest Costume DesignBest MakeupBest ScoreLOOPER - 5 NominationsBest Original ScreenplayBest Action MovieBest Actor in an Action Movie/Joseph Gordon-LevittBest Actress in an Action Movie/Emily BluntBest Sci-Fi/Horror MovieMADAGASCAR 3 - 1 NominationBest Animated FeatureMAGIC MIKE - 1 NominationBest Supporting Actor/Matthew McConaugheyTHE MASTER - 7 Nominations Best PictureBest Actor/Joaquin PhoenixBest Supporting Actor/Philip Seymour HoffmanBest Supporting Actress/Amy AdamsBest Original ScreenplayBest CinematographyBest ScoreMOONRISE KINGDOM - 5 NominationsBest PictureBest Young Actress/Kara HaywardBest Acting EnsembleBest Original ScreenplayBest ScorePARANORMAN - 1 NominationBest Animated FeaturePaul Williams STILL ALIVE - 1 NominationBest Song/"Still Alive"THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER - 2 NominationsBest Young Actor/Logan LermanBest Adapted ScreenplayPITCH PERFECT - 1 NominationBest Actress in a Comedy/Rebel WilsonPROMETHEUS - 1 NominationBest Sci-Fi/Horror MovieTHE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES - 1 NominationBest Documentary FeatureRISE OF THE GUARDIANS - 1 NominationBest Animated FeatureRUST AND BONE- 2 NominationsBest Actress/Marion CotillardBest Foreign Language FilmSEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN - 1 NominationBest Documentary FeatureTHE SESSIONS - 2 NominationsBest Actor/John HawkesBest Supporting Actress/Helen HuntSILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK - 10 NominationsBest PictureBest Actor/Bradley CooperBest Actress/Jennifer LawrenceBest Supporting Actor/Robert De NiroBest Acting EnsembleBest Director/David O. RussellBest Adapted ScreenplayBest ComedyBest Actor in a Comedy/Bradley CooperBest Actress in a Comedy/Jennifer LawrenceSKYFALL - 7 NominationsBest Supporting Actor/Javier BardemBest Supporting Actress/Judi DenchBest CinematographyBest Action MovieBest Actor in an Action Movie/Daniel CraigBest Actress in an Action Movie/Judi DenchBest Song/"Skyfall"TED - 3 NominationsBest ComedyBest Actor in a Comedy/Mark WahlbergBest Actress in a Comedy/Mila KunisTHIS IS 40 - 3 NominationsBest ComedyBest Actor in a Comedy/Paul RuddBest Actress in a Comedy/Leslie MannWEST OF MEMPHIS - 1 NominationBest Documentary FeatureWRECK IT RALPH - 1 NominationBest Animated FeatureZERO DARK THIRTY - 5 NominationsBest PictureBest Actress/Jessica ChastainBest Director/Kathryn BigelowBest Original ScreenplayBest Editing
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