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By Lucas Shaw
With 14 previous nominations between them, the "Skyfall" and "Lincoln" cinematographers head a field of ASC nominees that also includes "Anna Karenina," "Les Miserables" and "Life of Pi"
In an accelerated and unsettled year, six movies look in good shape while a number of others scramble for the available slots; here's who we think is in and out
Everyone's in town, newly minted Oscar nominees (and the snubbed), and the top places to party from Thursday through Sunday.
Middle-earth saga leads VES nominations with seven; "Life of Pi," "The Avengers" receive six
Peter Jackson's Middle-earth epic ups foreign box office gross to $560M and $825M worldwide. "Life of Pi" hits $300M overseas
"Hobbit" cops top spot in Australia with $18M debut. "Life of Pi" raises its overseas total to $220M with $39M week
Ang Lee's lyrical epic "Life of Pi" ends its 5-week run in China with more than $90M, topping its $76M U.S. gross as "Lost in Thailand' takes over
Palm Springs International Film Festival adds Tom Hooper and Mychael Danna to list of winners that also includes Richard Gere, Helen Mirren and Bradley Cooper
2012 was a year full of film versions of books that seemed impossible to bring to the big screen
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" launches Peter Jackson's newest trilogy with an $85M weekend, the best ever in December. Its worldwide total is $223M
"Argo," "Life of Pi," "Zero Dark Thirty" also land movie-drama nominations from Golden Globes voters; "Les Miz," "Silver Linings Playbook" among comedy nominees
At TheWrap's Oscars screening, the effects and animation supervisors on "Life of Pi" said director Ang Lee gave them free rein to create the story's virtual effects
Analysis: "Argo" and "Lincoln" have blown past box office expectations and one is positioned to cash in when the Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe nominations come out this week
American Film Institute's list of top 10 films also includes "Silver Linings Playbook," "Life of Pi," "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Django Unchained"
Boosted by $68M from China, Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" has taken in $105M at overseas box office in three weeks
"Skyfall" reclaims top box-office spot with $11M. With another $20M from overseas, the 007 thriller becomes Sony's highest-grossing movie. "Playing for Keeps" tanks
"Skyfall" and "Lincoln" are expected to battle "Guardians" for the top box-office spot as "The Hobbit" casts a giant shadow
Analysis: The studios will go two weeks without a major release banking on holdovers -- and steering clear of "The Hobbit"
"Life of Pi" adds another $11m in China and opens No. 1 in three more territories to up foreign box office to $61M after two weeks
Audiences give rare "F" CinemaScore to "Killing Them Softly," which limps to $7M in debut and is Brad Pitt's worst box-office opening ever
Brad Pitt's crime thriller "Killing Them Softly' debuts, but it's possible no movie will break $20M as the box office enters a two-week lull
"Skyfall," "Snow White and the Huntsman" and "The Avengers" are also among contenders for a Visual Effects award
Two of the year's most hotly-awaited films, Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables" and Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," have the potential to upset an already unsettled Oscar race
Analysis: Contenders "Lincoln" and "Life of Pi" build awards momentum as they reap unexpected gains at the box office
"Twilight" finale takes in $65M, "Skyfall" adds $51M and "Lincoln" and "Life of Pi" over-perform as holiday movie season is off to a record start
"Breaking Dawn 2" is looking at $63M for five days, "Skyfall" on $50M pace at Thanksgiving weekend box office. "Lincoln" and three openers all see big Thursday-to-Friday gains
Big-budget zombie movie gets so lost in its global scale that it doesn't give us a flesh-and-blood hero who makes it all matter, despite Brad Pitt's best efforts