A look at the best actor nominees for both comedy and drama.
Nominees include "Argo," "Django Unchained," "Life of Pi," "Lincoln" and "Zero Dark Thirty."
Nominees includes "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," "Les Mis," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" and "Silver Linings Playbook."
Scribes ascribe to life-affirming words and stories in 2012
A bitter former spy, a hitman, a cop and a cellist suffering from Parkinson's are just a handful of this year's best supporting actor contenders.
A war veteran, a nurse, a retiree looking for adventure and young girl on the brink of womanhood make up a few of the best actress contenders.
Years before tackling his first live-action feature, Zeitlin apprenticed under Ben Richardson (his future d.p.) on a stop-motion project in Prague.
There are no silver linings without dark clouds. Balancing the two proved writer-director Russell's consistent challenge in a story centered around a bipolar protagonist.