The 2012 Academy Awards Ballot
The following is a complete listing of this year’s Academy Awards nominees. For the top eight categories, we’ve included each nominee’s name along with a list of the accolades that have already been won from awards shows, film critics associations and the like. As a bonus, we’ve posted betting odds as calculated by historic London bookmaker Ladbrokes.
Actress in a Leading RoleGlenn Close, Albert Nobbs. Odds: 80/1Viola Davis, The Help (BFCA, SA, SAG). Odds: 8/11Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Odds: 80/1Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady (BAFTA, GG, LCCFA, NYFCC, SEFCA). Odds: 11/10Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn (BSFC, CFCA, DFWFCA, FFCC, GG, LVFCS, TFCA, WAFCA). Odds: 20/1
Actress in a Supporting RoleBérénice Bejo, The Artist (PFCS). Odds: 9/1Jessica Chastain, The Help (LAFCA, NSFC, NYFCC, VFCC). Odds: 20/1Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids (BSFC, LVFCS). Odds: 66/1Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs (SEFCA). Odds: 66/1Octavia Spencer, The Help (BAFTA, BFCA, GG, SAG, WAFCA). Odds: 1/20
Actor in a Supporting RoleKenneth Branagh, My Week With Marilyn (LCCFA). Odds: 20/1Jonah Hill, Moneyball. Odds: 66/1Nick Nolte, Warrior (SDFCS). Odds: 50/1Christopher Plummer, Beginners (BAFTA, BFCA, COFCA, DFWFCA, GG, KCFCC, LAFCA, NBR, OFCS, SAG, SEFCA, TFCA). Odds: 1/50Max von Sydow, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. Odds: 20/1
Writing (Adapted Screenplay)The Descendants, screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash (DFWFCA, FFCC, LCCFA, NBR, SA, SEFCA, WAFCA). Odds: 4/9Hugo, screenplay by John Logan. Odds: 7/1The Ides of March, screenplay by George Clooney & Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon. Odds: 33/1Moneyball, screenplay by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin. Story by Stan Chervin (BSFC, BFCA, CFCA, KCFCC, NYFCC, SDFCS, TFCA). Odds: 4/1Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, screenplay by Bridget O'Connor & Peter Straughan (BAFTA. OFCS, SFFCC). Odds: 7/1
Writing (Original Screenplay)The Artist, written by Michel Hazanavicius (BAFTA, CFCA, FFCC, PFCS). Odds: 9/4Bridesmaids, written by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig. Odds: 25/1Margin Call, written by J.C. Chandor (SFFCC). Odds: 25/1Midnight in Paris, written by Woody Allen (AFCA, BFCA, GG, OFCS, SDFCS, SEFCA). Odds: 4/11A Separation, written by Asghar Farhadi (LCCFA, LAFCA, NSFC, OFCS). Odds: 25/1
Documentary (Short Subject)"The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement" "God Is the Bigger Elvis" "Incident in New Baghdad""Saving Face" "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom"
Visual EffectsHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2Hugo Real Steel Rise of the Planet of the ApesTransformers: Dark of the Moon
Award Key: AFCA = Austin Film Critics Award, BAFTA = British Academy of Film and Television Awards, BFCA = Broadcast Film Critics Association, BSFC = Boston Society of Film Critics, CFCA = Chicago Film Critics Association, COFCA = Central Ohio Film Critics Association, DFWFCA = Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, DGA = Directors Guild of America, FFCC = Florida Film Critics Circle, GG = Golden Globes, KCFCC = Kansas City Film Critics Circle, LAFCA = Los Angeles Film Critics Association, LCCFA = London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, LVFCS = Las Vegas Film Critics Society, NBR = National Board of Review, NSFC = National Society of Film Critics, NYFCC = New York Film Critics Circle, OFCS = Online Film Critics Society, PFCS = Phoenix Film Critics Society, SA = Satellite Awards, SAG = Screen Actors Guild, SDFCS = San Diego Film Critics Society, SEFCA = Southeastern Film Critics Association, SFFCC = San Francisco Film Critics Circle, TFCA = Toronto Film Critics Association, WAFCA = Washington DC Area Film Critics Association, WGA = Writers Guild of America