This year's Oscars seem to be all about The Artist. It feels like it has already won, even though the nominations were just announced. The film picked up 10 nominations, just one shy of Hugo. But let’s take a look back at some of the other nominations for the top movies and performances of 2011.By Tom Hardej
If 2011 wasn’t the year of Jessica Chastain, we don’t know what will be. She starred seven movies, and received her first (of what we think will be many) Oscar nomination for her role as the flighty, but loveable Celia Foote in The Help.