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    2012 Satellite Awards: Les Misérables Soars With 10 Nominations

    Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables Universal Pictures

    Another day. Another destiny. Another accolade for Les Misérables.

    Tom Hooper's big-screen adaptation of the hit stage musical continues to build critical steam, snagging 10 nominations for the International Press Academy's Satellite Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Hugh Jackman and Best Supporting Actress for Anne Hathaway.

    While Les Misérables failed to get any critical respect at Monday's New York Film Critics Circle Awards, the movie quickly bounced back with today's unveiling of the Satellites.

    It faces some stiff competition, however, in the Motion Picture category as it's competing against Lincoln, which took home eight nominations (including Best Director for Steven Spielberg); Silver Linings Playbook and The Master, which garnered seven nods apiece; ArgoBeasts of the Southern Wild, Skyfall, Moonrise Kingdom, The SessionsLife of Pi and Zero Dark Thirty.

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    While he's being hailed for the performance of his career as Jean Valjean, Jackman will also have his work cut out for him as he'll be facing off against Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln. Other notable Best Actor nominees include Bradley Cooper for Silver Linings, Denzel Washington for Flight, Joaquin Phoenix for The Master, John Hawkes for The Sessions and Omar Sy for The Intouchables

    Other actors vying for prizes include Les Misérables' Eddie Redmayne, Emmanuelle Riva for Amour, Laura Linney for Hyde Park on Hudson, Jessica Chastain for Zero Dark Thirty, John Hawkes for The Sessions, Tommy Lee Jones for Lincoln and Robert De Niro for Silver Linings.

    The Satellite Awards, which span 31 film and TV categories, will be announced at a ceremony on Dec. 16 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City, Calif.

    First Look: Russell Crowe singing as Javert in Les Misérables

    Motion Picture
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    Argo
    • Silver Linings Playbook
    • Beasts of the Southern Wild
    • Les Misérables
    • Skyfall
    • Moonrise Kingdom
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    The Sessions
    • Lincoln
    • Life of Pi
    • Zero Dark Thirty

    Actress in a Motion Picture
    • Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
    Emilie Dequenne, Our Children
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    Keira Knightley, Anna Karenina
    • 
    Emmanuelle Riva Amour
    • 
    Laura Birn, Purge
    Laura Linney, Hyde Park on Hudson
    • 
    Jessica Chastain Zero Dark Thirty

    Actor in a Motion Picture
    • John Hawkes, The Sessions
    • 
    Omar Sy, The Intouchables
    • 
    Hugh Jackman, Les Misérables
    • 
    Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
    • 
    Denzel Washington, Flight
    • Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
    • Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook

     Actress in a Supporting Role
    • 
    Amy Adams, The Master
    • 
    Helene Florent, Café De Flore
    • 
    Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables
    • 
    Helen Hunt, The Sessions
    • 
    Judi Dench, Skyfall
    • Samantha Barks, Les Misérables

    Actor in a Supporting Role
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
    • 
    Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
    John Goodman, Argo
    Javier Bardem, Skyfall
    • 
    Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
    • Eddie Redmayne, Les Misérables

     Director
    • 
    David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
    • Ben Affleck, Argo
    Kim Ki-Duk, Pieta
    • Ben Lewin, The Sessions
    • Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
    • 
    Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty

    Motion Picture, International Film
    • 
    Amour
    • A Royal Affair
    • The Intouchables
    • Our Children
    • 
    Kon-Tiki
    • 
    Pieta
    • 
    Beyond the Hills
    • 
    War Witch
    • 
    Caesar Must Die

    Motion Picture, Animated or Mixed Media
    • 
    ParaNorman
    Wreck-It Ralph
    • 
    Rise of the Guardians
    • 
    Brave
    • 
    Ice Age 4: Continental Drift
    • 
    Frankenweenie
    • 
    Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

    Motion Picture, Documentary
    • 
    The Central Park Five
    • 
    The Pruitt-Igoe, Myth
    • 
    The Gatekeepers
    • 
    Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
    • 
    West of Memphis
    • 
    Chasing Ice
    • 
    Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present
    • 
    Searching for Sugar Man

    Original Screenplay
    Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakache, The Intouchables
    John Gatins, Flight
    Kim Ki-Duk, Pieta
    Roman Coppola, Wes Anderson, Moonrise Kingdom
    Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master
    Mark Boal, Zero Dark Thirty

    Adapted Screenplay
    Ben Lewin The Sessions
    Tony Kushner, John Logan, Paul Webb, Lincoln
    Chris Terrio, Argo
    Tom Stoppard, Anna Karenina
    David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
    David Magee, Life of Pi

    For the complete list of nominees, click here.

    Any future contenders in this bunch?

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