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The Hobbit earns three Oscar nominations

The Hobbit has picked up three Academy Awards nominations, although the Peter Jackson made film missed out on any major gongs.

 
 

The Hobbit

THE HOBBIT has picked up three Academy Awards nominations, although the Peter Jackson made film missed out on any major gongs.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was nominated for makeup and hairstyling, production design and visual effects at the Oscar nomination ceremony.

However it had no luck in the big categories such as directing, acting, and overall best picture.

The first Lord of the Rings movie was nominated for 13 awards, eventually winning four Oscars.

Director Jackson told Entertainment Weekly last month that he was not expecting nominations in the major categories.

 “I wish it was a year where we could celebrate Ian McKellen as supporting actor, or Martin Freeman – or Andy Serkis, for that matter – as a supporting actor. The acting awards seem to elude us, at least for these types of films. I don’t know why,” he said.

The 85th Oscars will be held on February 24 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

 
 

 
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