Your 85th Academy Awards ballot for the…

February 21st, 2013

Another year jam-packed with blockbuster sensations has come and gone, paving the way for the likes of Denzel Washington, Anne Hathaway, Robert De Niro and Jennifer Lawrence to battle it out for a coveted little gold man, popularly known as an Oscar. The stakes are high, the anticipation has ensued and the countdown has begun. On Feb. 24, it is up to you to challenge your roommate, friend or random person you meet in the Inn Between and mark up your very own ballot of selected categories. Think you’re in sync with the masterminds of Hollywood? Put down that biology book, find a pen or pencil and see how high you can score.

Best Picture



“Beasts of the Southern Wild”

“Django Unchained”

“Les Misérables”

“Life of Pi”


“Silver Linings Playbook”

“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Director

  Michael Haneke, “Armour”

Benh Zeitlin,“Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Ang Lee,“Life of Pi”

Stephen Spielberg “Lincoln”

David O. Russell, “Silver Linings Playbook”

Best Actor

  Bradley Cooper, “Silver Linings Playbook”

Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”

Hugh Jackman, “Les Misérables”

Joaquin Phoenix, “The Master”

Denzel Washington, “Flight”

Best Actress

  Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”

Jennifer Lawrence, “Silving Linings Playbook”

Emmanuelle Riva, “Amour”

Quvenzhané Wallis, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Naomi Watts, “The Impossible”

Best Supporting Actor

  Alan Arkin, “Argo”

Robert De Niro, “Silver Linings Playbook”

Phillip 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 Misérables”

Helen Hunt, “The Sessions”

Jacki Weaver, “Silver Linings Playbook”

Best Animated Feature Film




“The Pirates! Band of Misfits”

“Wreck-It Ralph”

Best Foreign Film

  “Amour,” Austria

“Kon-Tiki,” Norway

“No,” Chile

“A Royal Affair,” Denmark

“War Witch,” Canada

Best Original Screenplay


“Django Unchained”


“Moonrise Kingdom”

“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Original Score

  “Anna Karenina”


“Life of Pi”



Best Documentary

“5 Broken Cameras”

“The Gatekeepers”

“How to Survive a Plague”

“The Invisible War”

“Searching for Sugar Man”