YEEEEE!!!! OSCAR NOMINATION FOR HOBBIT!!!!
'The Hobbit' a finalist for visual effects Oscar nomination
5 Oscar contenders everyone is talking about - TIME CNN
Oscar Potential: Warner Bros. has announced that the movie based on the Tolkien classic is vying for nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor (Freeman), Best Supporting Actor (McKellan, Armitage, Serkis), Best Supporting Actress (Cate Blanchett), Cinematography and pretty much every technical award possible. If The Hobbit lives up to the precedent set by the Lord of the Rings trilogy (which finished off with a 11 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director, for Return of the King), that long list of goals doesn't seem so outlandish. The movie promises an epic quest plot and the visual beauty we expect from LOTR movies—plus even more of Andy Serkis' impressive but not-yet-Oscar-winning motion-capture acting work as Gollum.
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