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18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards To Be Held In Santa Monica Tonight:

Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar will be filled with A-list actors tonight at the 18th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.

The show will broadcast live on The CW Network at 8 p.m. Pacific Time.

Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” received a record-setting 13 nominations, beating out previous record holder “Black Swan,” which had 12 nominations in 2011.

“Lincoln” garnered nods for Best Picture, Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, Best Supporting Actor for Tommy Lee Jones, Best Supporting Actress for Sally Field, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Director for Steven Spielberg, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup, and Best Score.

Following closely behind is “Les Misérables,” which received 11 nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor for Hugh Jackman, Best Supporting Actress for Anne Hathaway, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Director for Tom Hooper, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Best Song for “Suddenly.”

David O. Russell’s “Silver Linings Playbook” also impressed with 10 nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor for Bradley Cooper, Best Actress for Jennifer Lawrence, Best Supporting Actor for Robert De Niro, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Director for David O. Russell, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Comedy, Best Actor in a Comedy for Bradley Cooper and Best Actress in a Comedy Jennifer Lawrence.

“Life of Pi” earned 9 nominations, and “Argo,” “The Master” and “Skyfall” each garnered 7 nominations. Jennifer Lawrence leads the female nominees with nods for Best Actress, Best Actress in a Comedy and Best Acting Ensemble for “Silver Linings Playbook” as well as Best Actress in an Action Movie for “The Hunger Games.”

Bradley Cooper leads the male nominees with nods for Best Actor, Best Actor in a Comedy and Best Acting Ensemble for “Silver Livings Playbook.” Judi Dench was nominated for both Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress in an Action Movie for “Skyfall” and nine-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis was nominated for Best Actress and Best Young Actress for “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” contributing to the film’s 3 nominations, including Best Picture.

“This has been a truly spectacular year in filmmaking and our voters had an embarrassment of riches to choose from,” said BFCA President Joey Berlin. “To recognize the remarkable achievements across every genre of filmmaking we have added several new categories this year, including often overlooked performances in Comedy and Action. And to add even more fun, we’re letting fans in on the voting in one special category.”

Here is a complete list of nominees:

BEST PICTURE

Argo

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Django Unchained

Les Miserables

Life of Pi

Lincoln

The Master

Moonrise Kingdom

Silver Linings Playbook

Zero Dark Thirty

BEST ACTOR

Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook

Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln

John Hawkes – The Sessions

Hugh Jackman – Les Miserables

Joaquin Phoenix – The Master

Denzel Washington – Flight

BEST ACTRESS

Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty

Marion Cotillard – Rust and Bone

Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook

Emmanuelle Riva – Amour

Quvenzhane Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild

Naomi Watts – The Impossible

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Alan Arkin – Argo

Javier Bardem – Skyfall

Robert De Niro – Silver Linings Playbook

Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Master

Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln

Matthew McConaughey – Magic Mike

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Amy Adams – The Master

Judi Dench – Skyfall

Ann Dowd – Compliance

Sally Field – Lincoln

Anne Hathaway – Les Miserables

Helen Hunt – The Sessions

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS

Elle Fanning – Ginger & Rosa

Kara Hayward – Moonrise Kingdom

Tom Holland – The Impossible

Logan Lerman – The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Suraj Sharma – Life of Pi

Quvenzhane Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE

Argo

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Les Miserables

Lincoln

Moonrise Kingdom

Silver Linings Playbook

BEST DIRECTOR

Ben Affleck – Argo

Kathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark Thirty

Tom Hooper – Les Miserables

Ang Lee – Life of Pi

David O. Russell – Silver Linings Playbook

Steven Spielberg – Lincoln

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Quentin Tarantino – Django Unchained

John Gatins – Flight

Rian Johnson – Looper

Paul Thomas Anderson – The Master

Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola – Moonrise Kingdom

Mark Boal – Zero Dark Thirty

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Chris Terrio – Argo

Tony Kushner – Lincoln

David O. Russell – Silver Linings Playbook

David Magee – Life of Pi

Stephen Chbosky – The Perks of Being a Wallflower

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Life of Pi – Claudio Miranda

Lincoln – Janusz Kaminski

Les Miserables – Danny Cohen

The Master – Mihai Malaimare Jr.

Skyfall – Roger Deakins

BEST ART DIRECTION

Anna Karenina – Sarah Greenwood/Production Designer, Katie Spencer/Set Decorator

The Hobbit – Dan Hennah/Production Designer, Ra Vincent & Simon Bright/Set Decorators

Les Miserables – Eve Stewart/Production Designer, Anna Lynch-Robinson/Set Decorator

Life of Pi – David Gropman/Production Designer, Anna Pinnock/Set Decorator

Lincoln – Rick Carter/Production Designer, Jim Erickson/Set Decorator

BEST EDITING

Argo – William Goldenberg

Les Miserables – Melanie Ann Oliver, Chris Dickens

Life of Pi – Tim Squyres

Lincoln – Michael Kahn

Zero Dark Thirty – William Goldenberg, Dylan Tichenor

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Anna Karenina – Jacqueline Durran

Cloud Atlas – Kym Barrett, Pierre-Yves Gayraud

The Hobbit – Bob Buck, Ann Maskrey, Richard Taylor

Les Miserables – Paco Delgado

Lincoln – Joanna Johnston

BEST MAKEUP

Cloud Atlas

The Hobbit

Les Miserables

Lincoln

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

The Avengers

Cloud Atlas

The Dark Knight Rises

The Hobbit

Life of Pi

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Brave

Frankenweenie

Madagascar 3

ParaNorman

Rise of the Guardians

Wreck-It Ralph

BEST ACTION MOVIE

The Avengers

The Dark Knight Rises

Looper

Skyfall

BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE

Christian Bale – The Dark Knight Rises

Daniel Craig – Skyfall

Robert Downey Jr. – The Avengers

Joseph Gordon-Levitt – Looper

Jake Gyllenhaal – End of Watch

BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE

Emily Blunt – Looper

Gina Carano – Haywire

Judi Dench – Skyfall

Anne Hathaway – The Dark Knight Rises

Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games

BEST COMEDY

Bernie

Silver Linings Playbook

Ted

This Is 40

21 Jump Street

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Jack Black – Bernie

Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook

Paul Rudd – This Is 40

Channing Tatum – 21 Jump Street

Mark Wahlberg – Ted

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Mila Kunis – Ted

Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook

Shirley MacLaine – Bernie

Leslie Mann – This Is 40

Rebel Wilson – Pitch Perfect

BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIE

Cabin in the Woods

Looper

Prometheus

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Amour

The Intouchables

A Royal Affair

Rust and Bone

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Bully

The Imposter

Queen of Versailles

Searching for Sugar Man

The Central Park Five

West of Memphis

BEST SONG

“For You” – performed by Keith Urban/written by Monty Powell & Keith Urban – Actor of Valor

“Skyfall” – performed by Adele/written by Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth – Skyfall

“Still Alive” – performed by Paul Williams/written by Paul Williams – Paul Williams Still Alive

“Suddenly” – performed by Hugh Jackman/written by Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil & Herbert Kretzmer – Les Miserables

“Learn Me Right” – performed by Birdy with Mumford & Sons/written by Mumford & Sons – Brave

BEST SCORE

Argo – Alexandre Desplat

Life of Pi – Mychael Danna

Lincoln – John Williams

The Master – Jonny Greenwood

Moonrise Kingdom – Alexandre Desplat

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