Who will be the big winners on Oscar night?

Lincoln movie posterThe 85th Academy Awards are less than two weeks away on Feb. 24, and the honest favorite to win the most Oscars looks like “Lincoln,” with 12 nominations, including best director for Steven Spielberg and best actor for Daniel Day-Lewis.

“Life of Pi,” by director Ang Lee has 11 nominations and could also snag a bunch of winners, while “Silver Linings Playbook” and “Les Miserable” each have eight nominations.

We want to hear from you! Tell us your favorites to win the Oscar in the Comments section below.

Here are the nominees in the top categories:


Best Picture

“Beasts of the Southern Wild”

“Silver Linings Playbook”

“Zero Dark Thirty”


“Les Miserables”

“Life of Pi”


“Django Unchained”



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 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 Animated Feature


“The Pirates! Band of Misfits”

“Wreck-It Ralph”




Best Visual Effects

“Life of Pi”

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”

“The Avengers”


“Snow White and the Huntsman”


Best Cinematography


“Anna Karenina”

“Django Unchained”

“Life of Pi”



Best Costume Design

“Anna Karenina”

“Les Miserables”


“Mirror Mirror”

“Snow White and the Huntsman”


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  1. Here are a few of my predictions (or at least who I want to win):

    Best Picture: “Zero Dark Thirty”

    Best Actress: Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”

    Best Supporting Actress: Sally Field, “Lincoln”

    1. In response to SHC-RyanO

      Sadly I have seen only two movies here (Django Unchained & Flight) and can't make a sound prediction. Ha!

      I definitely need to catch up on these movies ASAP. I am a big Sally Field fan, must start my movie marathon with Lincoln! :)