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2012 Academy Award Nomination Reactions

Producers, directors, actors respond to industry kudos

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Brad Pitt, Best Actor – “Moneyball”

Martin Scorsese, Best Director – “Hugo”

Jean Dujardin, Best Actor – “The Artist”

Glenn Close, Best Actress- “Albert Nobbs

Gary Oldman, Best Actor – “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

Michel Hazanavicius, Director – “The Artist”

Rooney Mara, Best Actress – “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”

Viola Davis, Best Actress – “The Help”

Graham King, Producer, “Hugo,” “Rango”

Alexander Payne, Director, “The Descendants”

Jonah Hill, Supporting Actor, “Moneyball”

Thomas Langmann, Producer, “The Artist”

Nick Nolte, Supporting Actor, “Warrior”

Max von Sydow, Supporting Actor, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”

Demian Bichir, Best Actor, “A Better Life”

Kenneth Branagh, Supporting Actor, “My Week With Marilyn”

Berenice Bejo, Supporting Actress, “The Artist”

Christopher Plummer, Supporting Actor, “Beginners”

Octavia Spencer, Supporting Actress – “The Help”

Janet McTeer, Supporting Actress – “Albert Nobbs

Letty Aronson, Producer – “Midnight in Paris”

J.C. Chandor, Writer/Director – “Margin Call”

Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, Co-writers – “The Descendants”

Annie Mumolo, Co-writer – “Bridesmaids”

Rob Legato, Visual effects – “Hugo”

Joe Letteri, Visual effects – “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”

Thelma Schoonmaker, Film editing – “Hugo”

Kevin Tent, Film editing – “The Descendants”

Asghar Farhadi, Director, Screenwriter – “A Separation”

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