Albert Nobbs, Anonymous, and The Artist are among the remaining contenders for this year's top makeup prize.
Glenn Close stars as a woman who dresses up as a man to survive in 19th Century Ireland.
The actress portrays a 19th Century Irish woman who disguises herself as a man for more than two decades.
The actors replace Amanda Seyfried and Orlando Bloom in Rodrigo Garcia's drama about a woman who tries to pass as a man in 19th Century Ireland.
Glenn Close is producing, starring and writing the script for this film.