Michelle Williams and Meryl Streep receive 2012 Oscar nominations

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  • The Oscar nominations for 2012 have been announced

    he 2012 Oscar nominations have just been announced.

    THE OSCARS 2012

    The eagerly-awaited nominations were revealed by Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak at a ceremony in Los Angeles.

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    Martin Scorsese’s Hugo leads the Academy Awards with a total of 11 nominations, among them best picture and best director.

    While Meryl Streep, Michelle Williams, Rooney Mara, George Clooney and Brad Pitt are some of the other big name nominees.

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    The 84th Annual Academy Awards, hosted by Billy Crytsal, will be held on February 26.

    SEE the top Oscar nominations 2012 below:

    Best Picture:


    War Horse
    
The Artist

    Moneyball

    The Descendants
    
The Tree Of Life

    Midnight In Paris
    
The Help

    Hugo

    Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close

    Best Actor in a Leading Role:
    
Demián Bichir

    George Clooney
    
Jean Dujardin
    
Gary Oldman

    Brad Pitt

    Best Actor in a Supporting Role:

    Kenneth Branagh

    Jonah Hill

    Nick Nolte
    
Christopher Plummer
    
Max von Sydow

    Best Actress in a Leading Role:

    Glenn Close
    
Viola Davis

    Rooney Mara
    Meryl Streep

    Michelle Williams

    Best Actress in a Supporting Role:

    Bérénice Bejo
    
Jessica Chastain
    
Melissa McCarthy

    Janet McTeer
    
Octavia Spencer

    OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2012

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