Originally Posted by Matchbox225
I actually forgot about Jaws. He was robbed of a nomination there. He didn't deserve to win, but a nomination, absolutely.
"I didn't get it! I wasn't nominated!"
"I was beaten out by Fellini!"
That year: Altman, Fellini, Forman, Kubrick, Lumet
After the initial shock, I'm sure Spielbergo himself acknowledged the quality of that class of nominees.
Picture: Silver Linings Playbook
Director: Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
Actor: Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
Actress: Emannuelle Riva, Amour
A. Screenplay: Tony Kushner, Lincoln
O. Screeplay: Mark Boal, Zero Dark Thirty
Supp. Actress: Anne Hathaway, Les MisÚrables
Supp. Actor: Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln