Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


Lincoln Leads Oscar Nominations

Tuesday, 29 January 2013
For immediate distribution

Lincoln Leads Oscar Nominations

Fresh off its success at the Screen Actor Awards, Lincoln appears set to win a swag of Oscar awards in 2013, favourites with online bookmaker in a host of categories including Best Picture ($1.80) and Best Director ($1.14).
Daniel Day Lewis (Lincoln) is priced at Black Caviar like odds of $1.04 to scoop up Best Actor, with Golden Globe winner Hugh Jackman next in the market at $6.00.

Punters are confident that Jenifer Lawrence, who stars in Silver Linings Playbook, will shine through any dark clouds of doubt and take out the Best Actress award, priced at $1.53.

“With the awards season well under way, punters have tipped Lincoln to win three of their twelve nominated categories, leaving Hugh Jackman tres miserables in his pursuit to take out Best Actor,” said’s Brigitte Lowsby.
Markets courtesy of
Best Picture
$1.80 Lincoln
$1.91 Argo
$26 Les Miserables
$34 Silver Linings Playbook
$34 Django Unchained
$41 Life of Pi
$67 Amour
$67 Zero Dark Thirty
$126 Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Director
$1.14 Steven Spielberg (Lincoln)
$7.00 Ang Lee (Life of Pi)
$10 David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)
$13 Michael Haneke (Amour)
$34 Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)

Best Actor
$1.04 Daniel Day Lewis (Lincoln)
$6.00 Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
$26 Denzel Washington (Flight)
$26 Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)
$41 Bradley Cooper (Silver Lining Playbook)

Best Actress
$1.53 Jenifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
$2.75 Jessica Chastian (Zero Dark Thirty)
$9.00 Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)
$26 Naomi Watts (The Impossible)
$34 Quvenzhane Wallis (Beast of the Southern Wild)

Best Supporting Actor
$1.67 Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)
$4.50 Phillip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)
$5.00 Christopher Waltz (Django Unchained)
$11 Robert DeNiro (Silver Linings Playbook)
$26 Alan Arkin (ArgoO

Best Supporting Actress
$1.02 Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
$21 Sally Field (Lincoln)
$21 Helen Hunt (The Sessions)
$34 Amy Adams (The Master)
$51 Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook)

Best Make Up
$1.44 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
$3.00 Les Misterables
$9.00 Hitchcock

Best Filming Editing
$1.73 Zero Dark Thirty
$2.20 Argo
$9.00 Lincoln
$17 Life of Pi
$34 Silver Linings Playbook

Host Specials – First Seth MacFarlane character to appear at the Oscars
$1.60 Ted
$4.00 Peter Griffin
$7.00 Brian Griffin
$9.00 Stewie Griffin
$13 Stan Smith
$19 Roger
$34 Glen Quagmire
$41 Tim the Bear


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Scoop Review Of Books: Worldly And Unworldly

"Being Magdalene" by Fleur Beale The situations shown in this youth novel are shocking, scary, and very moving as we experience Magdalene’s struggle to be a perfect girl as defined by the cruel and unreasonable leader of “The Children of the Faith”, as she moves reluctantly into young womanhood. More>>

Whistle Stop: Netball NZ To Implement New INF Rules

Netball New Zealand (NNZ) will implement the new Official Rules of Netball, as set down by the International Netball Federation (INF), from January 1, 2016. Key changes include the elimination of whistle following a goal, amendments to injury time and changes to setting a penalty. More>>


Scoop Review Of Books: Waiata Aroha

Vaughan Rapatahana on Chappy by Patricia Grace: With this eminently readable novel Patricia Grace returns to the full-length fiction stage after a hiatus of ten years. More>>

'Ithaca' At Q Theatre: Introducing NZ's World Class Cirque Troupe

NZ’s very own cirque troupe is set to become a household name with the premier of its adaptation of Homer’s Odyssey having secured a key season in Auckland. More>>

Music Awards: The Tuis Are Broody This Year

Topping off a sensationally eventful year both at home and internationally, Nelson born brother-sister duo Broods has taken home four Tuis from this year’s 50th annual Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. More>>


Sport: Richie McCaw Retires From Rugby

Richie McCaw has today confirmed he is hanging up his boots and retiring from professional rugby. The 34-year-old All Blacks captain and most capped All Black of all time has drawn the curtain on his stunning international career which started in Dublin 14 years ago, almost to the day, and ended in London last month when he hoisted the Webb Ellis Cup aloft for the second time. More>>


John McBeth: On Jonah Lomu

For many New Zealanders, the enormity of Jonah Lomu's reputation will have come as a surprise... His deeds were watched and enthused over by movie stars and musicians, politicians and superstars from other codes. He reached into the lives and homes of millions and mixed with famous people most New Zealanders would only have read about. More>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news