‘Iron Lady,’ ‘Hugo’ among films shortlisted for makeup Oscar

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday afternoon that seven films had made the short list in the makeup category for the 84th Academy Awards.

The films are: ‘Albert Nobbs,’ ‘Anonymous,’ ‘The Artist,’ ‘Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life,’ ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,’ ‘Hugo’ and ‘The Iron Lady.’


Notably missing from the list was ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.’

All members of the Academy’s makeup branch will be able to view 10-minute excerpts from the film on Jan. 21. After the screenings, the members will vote for three to be nominated on Jan. 24 for the Academy Award.

The Oscar ceremony takes place Feb. 26 at the Kodak Theatre.


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-- Susan King