Daniel Day-Lewis is leading British hopes at this year's Oscars, having been nominated for a fifth time.
His performance in Steven Speilberg's Lincoln has made him the bookies favourite to win as Best Actor. He has already won two awards.
ITV News Correspondent Nina Nannar takes a look at this year's nominations:
The Oscar nominations have been unveiled with Steven Spielberg's Lincoln leading the way with 12 nominations.
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