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“Drive,” Billy Crystal and the BAFTAs in today’s Oscar news – AWARDS ALLEY


By Sean O’Connell
hollywoodnews.com: The guilds continue to hand out their year-end nominations as we get closer and closer to Oscar morning (scheduled for Jan. 24). Let’s take a moment to run through the news of the day as we continue to build the Academy Awards puzzle before all of the pieces fit into place.

– The BAFTA long list of nominees is out. Awards Daily has the breakdown of nominees, saying that “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” and “My Week with Marilyn” lead the count with 16 mentions; “The Iron Lady” follows with 14; “The Artist,” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “Midnight in Paris” and “War Horse” nabbed 13; “Hugo” and “The Help” have 12; “Drive” and “Harry Potter” got 11; “The Ides of March” and “We Need to Talk About Kevin” has 10; “Moneyball” has 8; and “The Descendants” grabbed 7.

– The Academy announced that eight scientific and technical achievements represented by 28 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation at the Beverly Wilshire on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. Unlike other Academy Awards to be presented this year, achievements receiving Scientific and Technical Awards need not have been developed and introduced during 2011. Rather, the achievements must demonstrate a proven record of contributing significant value to the process of making motion pictures.

– In case you missed it earlier, the Oscars have a new trailer starring Josh Duhamel and Megan Fox.

– And finally, do perceived longshots like “Drive,” “50/50” and “Warrior” have a chance at major Oscar nominations?

Awards Alley brings you the best Oscar coverage. Click below to read our exclusive interviews with:
Harvey Weinstein
– The cast of “The Artist.”
Kenneth Branagh for “My Week With Marilyn.”
Bennett Miller talks “Moneyball.”
Sir Ben Kingsley and Chloe Grace Moretz for “Hugo.”
Tilda Swinton for “We Need to Talk About Kevin.”
David Fincher, Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara on “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.”
Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer for “The Help.”
Tate Taylor for “The Help.”
Gavin O’Connor for “Warrior.”
Gary Oldman and Colin Firth for “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.”
Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody for “Young Adult.”
Steve McQueen for “Shame.”
Glenn Close for “Albert Nobbs.”
Seth Rogen and Will Reiser for “50/50.”

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