Nominations for the 85th annual Academy Awards were announced Jan. 10, and we've got the list here. Lincoln led with 12 nominations.
If you want to see the Best Picture nominations before the Oscars air, see below for local theater promotions and Redbox locations so you can find the films conveniently.
The Oscars are at 6 p.m. (CT) Sunday, Feb. 24 on ABC. So you've got plenty of time to catch up and see the greatest films of the year before the Academy decides who gets the golden statues.
Best Picture Nominees
- Amour: An elderly couple's love is tested after the wife has a stroke.
- Argo: The CIA makes a fake movie to help Americans escape the revolutionary Iran.
- Beasts of the Southern Wild: A 6-year-old learns courage when her small bayou community is flooded.
- Django Unchained: A slave turned bounty hunter seeks to save his wife from a plantation owner.
- Les Miserables: An ex-prisoner agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter during 19th century France in this big screen adaptation.
- Life of Pi: A young man explores spirituality while stranded at sea with a live tiger.
- Lincoln: During the Civil War, President Lincoln fights for an amendment to free the slaves.
- Silver Linings Playbook: A former teacher leaves a mental institution and tries to rekindle his relationship with his ex-wife, but meets another woman.
- Zero Dark Thirty: The story of the hunt for terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.
Check back to this page for updates about any promotions local theaters are doing before the Oscars.
AMC Showplace 14
- Now Playing: Broken City, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty, A Haunted House, The Last Stand, Mama and more.
Marcus Theatres Orland Park
- Now Playing: Les Miserables, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty, Hobbit 2D: Unexpected Journey (closed caption), Impossible, Parental Guidance and more.
Local Video Rentals
As of Jan. 18, Beasts of the Southern Wild is the only Best Picture nominee available on Redbox.
In New Lenox: Walmart, 501 E. Lincoln Highway; Jewel-Osco, 2021 E. Laraway Road.
In Mokena: Walgreens Pharmacy, 20002 Wolf Road; Berkot's Super Food, 20005 Wolf Road.
In Frankfort: Jewel Osco, 21164 S. LaGrange Road; Circle K, 7600 W. Lincoln Highway.
Also check out Mokena Video, 11225 Front St., in Mokena for new rentals.
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