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Oscar Nominations: The Artist Leads In The Major Awards

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on January 24, 2012

This year’s Oscar nominations have been announced, with The Artist overcoming critical backlash in recent weeks to lead the nods in the big ten awards.

The silent film has scooped five nominations in the main categories, including a nod for Best Picture. Its fiercest Oscar competitors are Brad Pitt’s Moneyball,The Descendants and The Help which all racked up four.

However, Martin Scorses’s 3D film Hugo got the most nods overall with 11, including all the technical categories. The Artist scored 10 nominations in total.

READ: The full nominations list.

The French flick – about Hollywood’s transition from silent movies to “talkies”, coupled with a heartwarming love story – has already taken the biggest share of top prizes throughout awards season, most recently at Saturday’s Producers Guild of America Awards ceremony. Read the rest of this entry »

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