Lincoln leads Oscar field with 12 nominations

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln leads the Oscar field with a total of 12 nominations, including a nod for best picture, in the race for the world's top film honours.

Joining Lincoln in the competition for the best movie Oscar were eight films, Life of Pi with a total of 11 nods, Amour, Argo, Bests of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les miserables, Silver Linings Playbook and Zero Dark Thirty.

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Lincoln leads Oscar nominations

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln leads the Oscar field with a total of 12 nominations, including a nod for Best Picture, in the race for the world's top film honours.