Arts & Entertainment


Daniel Day-LewisLincoln (movie, 2012)Ben AffleckDavid O. RussellSteven Spielberg
DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg. Perceived "snubs" aside, the directors branch did a nice job of nominating five distinctive filmmaking voices, even including a guy like David O. Russell who's adept at creating chaotic comedy. (The academy does have a sense of humor. Who knew?) The absence of Ben... David James / Associated Press