The Oscars 2013 | 85th Academy Awards

View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
Argo (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ Won 3 Oscars.

Best Achievement in Editing
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

3.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
2.
Life of Pi (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger. (127 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
“ Won 4 Oscars.

Best Achievement in Cinematography
Best Achievement in Directing
Best Achievement in Editing
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
Best Achievement in Production Design
Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

3.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
3.
Les Misérables (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever. (158 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ Won 3 Oscars.

Best Achievement in Costume Design
Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
Best Achievement in Production Design
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

3.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
4.
Lincoln (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
As the War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. (150 mins.)
“ Won 2 Oscars.

Best Achievement in Cinematography
Best Achievement in Costume Design
Best Achievement in Directing
Best Achievement in Editing
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Best Achievement in Production Design
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
5.
Django Unchained (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
With the help of a German bounty hunter , a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
“ Won 2 Oscars.

Best Achievement in Cinematography
Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

3.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
6.
Skyfall (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. (143 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ Won 2 Oscars.

Best Achievement in Cinematography
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing

3.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
7.
Brave (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. (93 mins.)
“ Won 1 Oscar.

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
8.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own. (122 mins.)
“ Won 1 Oscar.

Best Achievement in Directing
Best Achievement in Editing
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

3.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
9.
Amour (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ Won 1 Oscar.

Best Achievement in Directing
Best Foreign Language Film of the Year - Austria
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

3.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
10.
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011. (157 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ Won 1 Oscar.

Best Achievement in Editing
Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

3.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
11.
Anna Karenina (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky. (129 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
“ Won 1 Oscar.

Best Achievement in Cinematography
Best Achievement in Costume Design
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Best Achievement in Production Design

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
12.
Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez. (86 mins.)
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Documentary, Features

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
13.
Inocente (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A personal and vibrant coming of age story about a young artist's determination never to surrender to the bleakness of her surroundings... (40 mins.)
“ Won 1 Oscar.

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
14.
Paperman (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An office worker meets the girl of his dreams and uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention. (7 mins.)
Director: John Kahrs
“ Won 1 Oscar.

Best Short Film, Animated

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
15.
Curfew (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his nine-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours. (19 mins.)
“ Won 1 Oscar.

Best Short Film, Live Action

3 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
16.
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. (93 mins.)
Director: Benh Zeitlin
“ Nominated for 4 Oscars.

Best Achievement in Directing
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

3.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
17.
The Master (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
“ Nominated for 3 Oscars.

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

3.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
18.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug. (169 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Nominated for 3 Oscars.

Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling
Best Achievement in Production Design
Best Achievement in Visual Effects

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
19.
Flight (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling. (138 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Nominated for 2 Oscars.

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
20.
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen. (127 mins.)
Director: Rupert Sanders
“ Nominated for 2 Oscars.

Best Achievement in Costume Design
Best Achievement in Visual Effects

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
21.
The Impossible (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. (114 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

3.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
22.
The Sessions (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest. (95 mins.)
Director: Ben Lewin
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
23.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. (94 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

3.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
24.
Hitchcock (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The relationship between Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959 is explored. (98 mins.)
Director: Sacha Gervasi
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
25.
Ted (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori. (106 mins.)
Director: Seth MacFarlane
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

1.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
26.
The Avengers (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity. (143 mins.)
Director: Joss Whedon
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Achievement in Visual Effects

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
27.
Prometheus (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone. (124 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Achievement in Visual Effects

3.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
28.
Mirror Mirror (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright. (106 mins.)
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Achievement in Costume Design

1.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
29.
Frankenweenie (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. (87 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

1.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
30.
ParaNorman (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. (92 mins.)
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

2.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
31.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. (88 mins.)
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

2.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
32.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Rich Moore
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

3.0 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
33.
War Witch (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12. (90 mins.)
Director: Kim Nguyen
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year - Canada

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
34.
No (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. (118 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year - Chile

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
35.
A Royal Affair (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever. (137 mins.)
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year - Denmark

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
36.
Kon-Tiki (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times. (118 mins.)
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year - Norway

2.5 / 4 ” - savasokyay
 
37.
Chasing Ice (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. (75 mins.)
Director: Jeff Orlowski
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
38.
Five Broken Cameras (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A documentary on a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army. (94 mins.)
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Documentary, Features

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
39.
How to Survive a Plague (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. (110 mins.)
Director: David France
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Documentary, Features

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
40.
The Gatekeepers (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets. (101 mins.)
Director: Dror Moreh
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Documentary, Features

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
41.
The Invisible War (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military. (93 mins.)
Director: Kirby Dick
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Documentary, Features

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
42.
Kings Point (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A documentary on five seniors living in a retirement resort in Florida - men and women who came decades ago with their spouses by their sides, and now find themselves grappling with love, loss and the universal desire for human connection. (40 mins.)
Director: Sari Gilman
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
43.
Mondays at Racine (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Every third Monday of the month, two bold, brassy sisters open the doors of their Long Island hair salon to women diagnosed with cancer... (39 mins.)
Director: Cynthia Wade
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
44.
Open Heart (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Eight Rwandan children leave their families behind to embark on a life-or-death journey seeking high-risk heart surgery in Sudan... (54 mins.)
Director: Kief Davidson
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
45.
Redemption (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Redemption is a documentary about New York City's canners - the men and women who survive by redeeming bottles and cans they collect from curbs... (35 mins.)
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
46.
Adam and Dog (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Adam, and a dog, in the Garden of Eden. (16 mins.)
Director: Minkyu Lee
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Short Film, Animated

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
47.
Fresh Guacamole (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Transforming familiar objects into fresh guacamole. (2 mins.)
Director: PES
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Short Film, Animated

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
48.
Head Over Heels (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, the couple must face their equilibrium. (11 mins.)
Director: Timothy Reckart
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Short Film, Animated

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
49.
The Longest Daycare (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Maggie Simpson spends the day in the Ayn Rand School for Tots. (5 mins.)
Director: David Silverman
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Short Film, Animated

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
50.
Asad (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A coming of age fable of a Somali boy as he struggles to survive in his war-torn land. (18 mins.)
Director: Bryan Buckley
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Short Film, Live Action

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
51.
Buzkashi Boys (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Set against the dramatic landscape of contemporary Afghanistan and the National sport of Buzkashi -... (28 mins.)
Director: Sam French
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Short Film, Live Action

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
52.
Death of a Shadow (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stuck in a dark limbo between life and death, a deceased soldier Nathan Rijckx collects shadows of dying... (20 mins.)
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Short Film, Live Action

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay
 
53.
Henry (2011 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Henry, a great concert pianist, has his life thrown in turmoil the day the love of this life, Maria, disappears mysteriously. He'll then discover the inevitable verdict of life. (21 mins.)
Director: Yan England
“ Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Best Short Film, Live Action

haven't seen it yet ” - savasokyay