The 2013 Oscar nominations were announced today, and you can see the full list here. Of note:
*Best Picture: Having nine or ten or anything more than five nominees is still real weird. As for odds: Lincoln got the most noms and is thus "the one to beat," but the Best Picture/Best Director/Best Actor/Best Actress nominations earned by Silver Linings Playbook suggest it could rise up and assassinate Lincoln.
*Best Actress: The most interesting race of the year, featuring Jennifer Lawrence versus Jessica Chastain versus Naomi Watts versus that little girl from Beasts of the Southern Wild versus that old lady from Amour. (My money's on Old Lady Amour.)
*Best Documentary: Such a good line-up. I don't care who wins (though a win for The Invisible War would give the film a boost of publicity that could lead to desperately needed changes in military protocol, while a win for Searching for Sugar Man would likely involve the appearance onstage of the actual Rodriguez and a win for How to Survive a Plague would make me scream with glee.)
The Academy Awards air on CBS on Feb. 24.