Day-Lewis gets Oscar nod

Daniel Day-Lewis has been nominated for Best Actor for his title role in US historical drama 'Lincoln' as the nominations for the Oscars were announced today.

A win would make it a hat-trick of Best Actor Oscar wins for the Irish star.

Day-Lewis is shortlisted alongside 'Les Miserables' star Hugh Jackman, Denzel Washington, Joaquin Phoenix and Bradley Cooper.

It is his fifth nomination in the category, which he won in 1989 for 'My Left Foot' and in 2007 for 'There Will be Blood'.

Paddy Power immediately installed Day-Lewis as a 1/5-on favourite to win Best Actor.

Meanwhile, Irish cinematographer Seamus McGarvey and 26-year-old Kerry producer Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly have both been nominated for an Oscar for their work on ‘Anna Karenina’ and the animated ‘Head Over Heels’ respectively.

It is the second Oscar nomination for McGarvey, who previously received one on another Wright and Knightley collaboration ‘Atonement’.

‘Anna Karenina’ was nominated for four Oscars in total: Cinematography, Costume Design, Production Design and Music.

Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly’s short animation ‘Head Over Heels’ has been nominated in the Best Animated Short Film category. Cronin O’Reilly shares the nomination with director Timothy Reckart.

It is Cronin O’Reilly’s first Oscar nomination for the animation which sees a married couple live on opposite sides of their house; one lives on the ceiling the other on the floor.

'Les Miserables', directed by 'The King’s Speech' filmmaker Tom Hooper, is in the running for best picture, but Hooper failed to get a nomination in the directing category which he won in 2010.

Also nominated is Naomi Watts, who was recognised for her role in 'Impossible' with a nod in the best actress category.

Watts faces competition from stars including Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence who were recognised for their roles in 'Zero Dark Thirty' and 'Silver Linings Playbook' respectively.

Also nominated for best picture are Ben Affleck's 'Argo', set during the Iran hostage crisis, 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' and Quentin Tarantino's western 'Django Unchained'.

'Life Of Pi', 'Amour', 'Lincoln', 'Silver Linings Playbook' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' complete the shortlist.

Pop megastar Adele gets nominated for her Bond theme 'Skyfall'.

Adele’s nomination for best original song puts her up against Oscars host Seth MacFarlane, who is nominated for 'Everybody Needs A Best Friend' from his film 'Ted'.

The nominees also include 'Suddenly' from 'Les Miserables', which was co-written by London journalist Herbert Kretzmer.

Hollywood veterans Alan Arkin, Tommy Lee Jones and Robert De Niro were all named in the Supporting Actor category with Philip Seymour Hoffman and Christoph Waltz.

Anne Hathaway’s performance in 'Les Miserables' saw her nominated for supporting actress along with Amy Adams, 'Lincoln' star Sally Field, Helen Hunt and Jacki Weaver.

Today’s announcement, by MacFarlane and 'Spiderman' star Emma Stone, means disappointment for Judi Dench and Helen Mirren, who missed out despite being tipped for possible nominations for their respective performances in 'Skyfall' and 'Hitchcock'.

This year’s ceremony will be held in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 24.

Nominations in full:

Best Picture:

‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’

‘Silver Linings Playbook’

‘Zero Dark Thirty’

‘Lincoln’

‘Les Miserables’

‘Life of Pi’

‘Amour’

‘Django Unchained’

‘Argo’

Best Supporting Actor:

Christoph Waltz, ‘Django Unchained’

Philip Seymour Hoffman, ‘The Master’

Robert De Niro, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

Alan Arkin, ‘Argo’

Tommy Lee Jones, ‘Lincoln’

Best Supporting Actress:

Sally Field, ‘Lincoln’

Anne Hathaway, ‘Les Miserables’

Jacki Weaver, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

Helen Hunt, ‘The Sessions’

Amy Adams, ‘The Master’

Best Director:

David O. Russell, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

Ang Lee, ‘Life of Pi’

Steven Spielberg, ‘Lincoln’

Michael Haneke, ‘Amour’

Benh Zeitlin, ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’

Best Actor:

Daniel Day Lewis, ‘Lincoln’

Denzel Washington, ‘Flight’

Hugh Jackman, ‘Les Miserables’

Bradley Cooper, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

Joaquin Phoenix, ‘The Master’

Best Actress:

Naomi Watts, ‘The Impossible’

Jessica Chastain, ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Jennifer Lawrence, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

Emmanuelle Riva, ‘Amour’

Quvenzhané Wallis, ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’

Best Original Screenplay:

‘Zero Dark Thirty’

‘Django Unchained’

‘Moonrise Kingdom’

‘Amour’

‘Flight’

Best Adapted Screenplay:

‘Lincoln’

‘Silver Linings Playbook’

‘Argo’

‘Life of Pi’

‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’

Best Animated Feature:

‘Frankenweenie’

‘The Pirates! Band of Misfits’

‘Wreck-It Ralph’

‘Paranorman’

‘Brave’

Best Foreign Feature:

‘Amour’

‘A Royal Affair’

‘Kon-Tiki’

‘No’

‘War Witch’

Best Visual Effects:

‘Life of Pi’

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

‘The Avengers’

‘Prometheus’

‘Snow White and the Huntsman’

Best Cinematography:

‘Skyfall’

‘Anna Karenina’

‘Django Unchained’

‘Life of Pi’

‘Lincoln’

Best Costume Design:

‘Anna Karenina’

‘Les Miserables’

‘Lincoln’

‘Mirror Mirror’

‘Snow White and the Huntsman’

Best Documentary Feature:

‘Searching for Sugar Man’

‘How to Survive a Plague’

‘The Gatekeepers’

‘5 Broken Cameras’

‘The Invisible War’

Best Documentary Short:

‘Open Heart’

‘Inocente’

‘Redemption’

‘Kings Point’

‘Mondays at Racine’

‘Snow White and the Huntsman’

Best Film Editing:

‘Lincoln’

‘Silver Linings Playbook’

‘Life of Pi’

‘Argo’

‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Best Makeup and Hairstyling:

‘Hitchcock’

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

‘Les Miserables’

Best Music (Original Score):

‘Anna Karenina’

‘Argo’

‘Life of Pi’

‘Lincoln’

‘Skyfall’

Best Music (Original Song):

‘Before My Time’ from ‘Chasing Ice’

‘Everybody Needs A Best Friend’ from ‘Ted’

‘Pi's Lullaby’ from ‘Life of Pi’

‘Skyfall’ from ‘Skyfall’

‘Suddenly’ from ‘Les Misérables’

Best Production Design:

‘Anna Karenina’

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

‘Les Misérables’

‘Life of Pi’

‘Lincoln’

Best Short Film, Animated:

‘Adam and Dog’

‘Fresh Guacamole’

‘Head over Heels’

‘Maggie Simpson in 'The Longest Daycare'‘

‘Paperman’

Best Short Film, Live Action:

‘Asad’

‘Buzkashi Boys’

‘Curfew’

‘Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)’

‘Henry’

Best Sound Editing:

‘Argo’

‘Django Unchained’

‘Life of Pi’

‘Skyfall’

‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Best Sound Mixing:

‘Argo’

‘Les Misérables’

‘Life of Pi’

‘Lincoln’

‘Skyfall’

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