Oscars 2013: 10 facts to know about this year's ceremony

Slideshow posted in Photos | Monday, January 21, 2013

6 of 7: 'Lincoln' is the film to beat with 12 nominations.

The historical drama earned the most nominations for the 2013 Oscars with nods in the following categories:

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Daniel Day-Lewis
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Tommy Lee Jones
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Sally Field
Best Cinematography - Janusz Kaminski
Best Costume design - Joanna Johnston
Best Achievement in Directing - Steven Spielberg
Best Film Editing - Michael Kahn
Best Original Score - John Williams
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Production Design - Rick Carter (Production Design); Jim Erickson (Set Decoration)
Best Sound Mixing - Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins
Best Achievement in Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - Tony Kushner

(Pictured: Daniel Day Lewis appears in a still from the 2012 film 'Lincoln.') (20th Century Fox)

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