Picture: Elena (46/5)
Director: Richard Linklater, Bernie (40/3)
Actress: Linda Cardellini, Return (45/4)
Actor: Jared Gilman, Moonrise Kingdom (45/7)
S. Actor: Jason Clarke, Zero Dark Thirty (55/7)
S. Actress: Maeve Jinkings, Neighboring Sounds (47/4)
Screenplay: Martin McDonagh, Seven Psychopaths (51/5)
Scene: An angel serves tea, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (46/5)
HISTORY: Linklater previously placed 18th for Waking Life (2001), 13th for The School of Rock (2003), 4th for Before Sunset (2004), and 19th for A Scanner Darkly (2006).
All four actors are new. (Is Jinkings the washing-machine humper?)
McDonagh fared significantly better—5th—in 2008 for In Bruges.