By Peter Knegt | Indiewire December 15, 2012 at 5:00PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 85th Academy Awards.
The most notable films not included were "Cloud Atlas," "The Impossible," "Dark Shadows" and "Holy Motors," which many had been predicting had decent shots at nominations.
The films are listed below in alphabetical order:
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
“Men in Black 3”
“Snow White and the Huntsman”
On Saturday, January 5, all members of the Academy’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films. Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate three films for final Oscar consideration.
The 85th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
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