Oscar prospects span the century as noms near (AP)

FILE-   In this file film publicity image released by The Weinstein Company, Jean Dujardin portrays George Valentin, left, and Berenice Bejo portrays Peppy Miller in a scene from 'The Artist.'   (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, FILE)AP – Prospective Academy Awards nominees have pretty much every decade of the last century covered, from the World War I epic “War Horse” through modern times with the family drama “The Descendants.”