Silver Linings surprise contender, while Lincoln dominates

Friday, 11 January 2013 - 8:49


Silver Linings Playbook has become the first film to win Oscar nominations in all four acting categories for more than 30 years.


The comedy drama, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper, received eight nominations in total.


Steven Spielberg's drama Lincoln dominated the shortlist with 12, while Ang Lee's Life of Pi picked up 11.


Nine films vie for the best picture award including action thriller Zero Dark Thirty, Argo and Les Miserables.