8 January 2013 10:09 AM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

The Directors Guild Award nominations are out, and Tom Hooper is in.

The Les Miserables director has become a bit of a question mark as reviews for the epic musical have been less than kind, but with Oscar nominations due on Thursday, this nod from his peers in the union comes as a welcome bit of support.

The full list of nominees:

Ben Affleck, Argo

Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty

• Hooper, Les Miserables

• Ang Lee, Life of Pi

Steven Spielberg, Lincoln.

The five films recognized by the Directors Guild of America are among the sure things for the Academy’s best picture race, »

- Anthony Breznican

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