Since I'm all about books and books that become movies, this is my favorite category at the Academy Awards!
Here are this year's nominees!
Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
- "The Descendants" Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash
- "Hugo" Screenplay by John Logan
- "The Ides of March" Screenplay by George Clooney & Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon
- "Moneyball" Screenplay by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin Story by Stan Chervin
- "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" Screenplay by Bridget O'Connor & Peter Straughan
Now, let's give some credit to the AUTHORS of the original books and the play these films have been adapted from!
- "The Descendants" by Kaui Hart Hemmings
- "Hugo" by Brian Selznick
- "The Ides of March" original play "Farragut North" by Beau Willimon
- "Moneyball" by Michael Lewis
- "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" by John Le Carre
All nominations can be found here: 2012 Academy Awards nominations