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The Academy Awards 2013 

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Academy Awards 2013

by Shay Astor

Who will win? This year there were many fantastic and heartfelt movies that were not only visually impressive but touching and tear jerking. This year the 85th Academy Awards will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane (famous for creating “Family Guy”  and a guest on SNL) on Sunday, February 24th, 2013.

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, has been celebrating amazing performances and technical work for the past 85 years. This year there is going to be a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films.
And the nominees are…

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

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

BEST ACTOR
Bradley Cooper in “Silver Linings Playbook”
Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln”
Hugh Jackman in “Les Misérables”
Joaquin Phoenix in “The Master”
Denzel Washington in “Flight”

BEST ACTRESS
Jessica Chastain in “Zero Dark Thirty”
Jennifer Lawrence in “Silver Linings Playbook”
Emmanuelle Riva in “Amour”
Quvenzhané Wallis in “Beasts of the Southern Wild”
Naomi Watts in “The Impossible”

There are 20 categories that will be involved in the 85th Academy Awards. Right now, “Lincoln” is leading in nominations for Best Picture. Will it win? Who SHOULD win?

Please vote on who you think will win the Academy Awards! Let’s see if you are right… See you in February!

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