Yesterday the BAFTAs announced its nominations for this year and today, as usual, the Academy Awards has followed suit. Read on for the full list of nominations.

Once again there’s a mix of things going on, with a huge dose of predictability mixed in with a couple of surprises, good and bad. The likes of Lincoln (leading the way with 12 nominations), Zero Dark Thirty and Les Miserables are there in the big categories while the likes of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Marmite movie The Master turns up multiple times in the acting categories and a few of the bigger blockbusters of the year make an appearance in the technical categories, not least of which is Skyfall which is nominated for Roger Deakins’ gorgeous cinematography, amongst many other things.

I am particularly happy to see Quvenzhané Wallis get a Best Actress nod for her magnificent performance in Beasts of the Southern Wild, making her the youngest person ever to be nominated, and to see Michael Haneke’s gut-punch experience Amour right up there in the big categories. I don’t think it will win Best Picture but has a very good chance at nabbing Best Foreign Film.

As always there are films which deserved to be there which are nowhere to be seen; both Denis Lavant for Holy Motors and Matthew McConaughey for Killer Joe deserved to be nominated for their astonishing performances in their respective films. And one of the year’s finest documentaries, The Imposter, isn’t there, although that might speak to how good of a year 2012 was for documentaries more than anything else.

Take a look at the full list of nominees below. I’ve also decided to highlight in bold the nominees I think will end up winning:

BEST PICTURE

  • Amour
  • Argo
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Django Unchained
  • Les Miserables
  • Life of Pi
  • Lincoln
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Zero Dark Thirty

BEST ACTOR

  • Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
  • Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables
  • Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
  • Denzel Washington, Flight

BEST ACTRESS

  • Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
  • Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
  • Naomi Watts, The Impossible
  • Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • Alan Arkin, Argo
  • Robert DeNiro, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
  • Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
  • Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Amy Adams, The Master
  • Sally Field, Lincoln
  • Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
  • Helen Hunt, The Sessions
  • Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Michael Haneke, Amour
  • Ang Lee, Life of Pi
  • David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
  • Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

  • Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola, Moonrise Kingdom
  • Mark Boal, Zero Dark Thirty
  • John Gatins, Flight
  • Michael Haneke, Amour
  • Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

  • Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Tony Kushner, Lincoln
  • David Magee, Life of Pi
  • David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Chris Terrio, Argo

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

  • Brave
  • Frankenweenie
  • ParaNorman
  • The Pirates! Band of Misfits
  • Wreck-It Ralph

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Anna Karenina, Seamus McGarvey
  • Django Unchained, Robert Richardson
  • Life of Pi, Claudio Miranda
  • Lincoln, Janusz Kaminski
  • Skyfall, Roger Deakins

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

  • Anna Karenina, Jacqueline Durran
  • Les Misérables, Paco Delgado
  • Lincoln, Joanna Johnston
  • Mirror Mirror, Eiko Ishioka
  • Snow White and the Huntsman, Colleen Atwood

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

  • 5 Broken Cameras
  • The Gatekeepers
  • How to Survive a Plague
  • The Invisible War
  • Searching for Sugar Man

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

  • Inocente, Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine
  • Kings Point, Sari Gilman and Jedd Wider
  • Mondays at Racine, Cynthia Wade and Robin Honan
  • Open Heart, Kief Davidson and Cori Shepherd Stern
  • Redemption, Jon Alpert and Matthew O’Neill

BEST FILM EDITING

  • Argo, William Goldenberg
  • Life of Pi, Tim Squyres
  • Lincoln, Michael Kahn
  • Silver Linings Playbook, Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers
  • Zero Dark Thirty, Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg

BEST FOREIGN FILM

  • Amour, Austria
  • Kon-Tiki, Norway
  • No, Chile
  • A Royal Affair, Denmark
  • War Witch, Canada

BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

  • Hitchcock, Howard Berger, Peter Montagna and Martin Samuel
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane
  • Les Misérables, Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

  • Anna Karenina, Dario Marianelli
  • Argo, Alexandre Desplat
  • Life of Pi, Mychael Danna
  • Lincoln, John Williams
  • Skyfall, Thomas Newman

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

  • Before My Time from Chasing Ice, Music and Lyric by J. Ralph
  • Everybody Needs A Best Friend from Ted, Music by Walter Murphy; Lyric by Seth MacFarlane
  • Pi’s Lullaby from Life of Pi, Music by Mychael Danna; Lyric by Bombay Jayashri
  • Skyfall from Skyfall, Music and Lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth
  • Suddenly from Les Misérables, Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyric by Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boublil

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • Anna Karenina, Production Design: Sarah Greenwood; Set Decoration: Katie Spencer
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Production Design: Dan Hennah; Set Decoration: Ra Vincent and Simon Bright
  • Les Misérables, Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Anna Lynch-Robinson
  • Life of Pi, Production Design: David Gropman; Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock
  • Lincoln, Production Design: Rick Carter; Set Decoration: Jim Erickson

BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM

  • Adam and Dog, Minkyu Lee
  • Fresh Guacamole, PES
  • Head over Heels, Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly
  • Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare, David Silverman
  • Paperman, John Kahrs

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM

  • Asad, Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura
  • Buzkashi Boys, Sam French and Ariel Nasr
  • Curfew, Shawn Christensen
  • Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw), Tom Van Avermaet and Ellen De Waele
  • Henry, Yan England

BEST SOUND EDITING

  • Argo, Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn
  • Django Unchained, Wylie Stateman
  • Life of Pi, Eugene Gearty and Philip Stockton
  • Skyfall, Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers
  • Zero Dark Thirty, Paul N.J. Ottosson

BEST SOUND MIXING

  • Argo, John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia
  • Les Misérables, Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes
  • Life of Pi, Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin
  • Lincoln, Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins
  • Skyfall, Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and R. Christopher White
  • Life of Pi, Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott
  • Marvel’s The Avengers, Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams and Dan Sudick
  • Prometheus, Richard Stammers, Trevor Wood, Charley Henley and Martin Hill
  • Snow White and the Huntsman, Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, Philip Brennan, Neil Corbould and Michael Dawson

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What do you make of this year’s Oscar nominations? What did the Academy get right? What did they get dead wrong? What’s missing that should be there? Leave your thoughts, as well as your choices, in the comments below!