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post May 7 2017, 07:08 AM
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OSCARS 2012
BEST LEADING ACTRESS




The nominees were:
Meryl Streep "The Iron Lady"
Viola Davis "The Help"
Glenn Close "Albert Nobbs"
Rooney Mara "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"
Michelle Williams "My Week with Marilyn"

What were your favourites? What was unfairly snubbed? Who shouldn't have even been here in the first place?

Here are some of the other nominees from major awards from the same year:
Golden Globes
Drama:
Meryl Streep "The Iron Lady"
Viola Davis "The Help"
Glenn Close "Albert Nobbs"
Rooney Mara "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"
Tilda Swinton "We Need to Talk About Kevin"

Musical or Comedy:
Michelle Williams "My Week with Marilyn"
Jodie Foster "Carnage"
Kristen Wiig "Bridesmaids"
Kate Winslet "Carnage"
Charlize Theron "Young Adult"

BAFTAS
Meryl Streep "The Iron Lady"
Viola Davis "The Help"
Michelle Williams "My Week with Marilyn"
Tilda Swinton "We Need to Talk About Kevin"
Bérénice Bejo "The Artist"

SAG Awards
Viola Davis "The Help"
Glenn Close "Albert Nobbs"
Meryl Streep "The Iron Lady"
Michelle Williams "My Week with Marilyn"
Tilda Swinton "We Need to Talk About Kevin"
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post May 8 2017, 08:19 AM
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Not seen The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo so can't comment on that:

1 Glenn Close "Albert Nobbs"
2 Meryl Streep "The Iron Lady"
3 Michelle Williams "My Week with Marilyn"
4 Viola Davis "The Help"

These are all strong and quite hard to separate for me. Glenn just edges it as I like how subtle and quiet her performance is but I completely forgot I was watching her in the role after a little while so props to her for that. Meryl and Michelle were decent impersonations and both carried their movies which wouldn't have been the same without them. I liked Viola too but it's not one of my favourite performances by her and she suffers a bit from lack of screen-time in comparison to the others as well.

I'm not sure who would round out my top five as I haven't seen the other contenders (such as Tilda Swinton or Bérénice Bejo), probably Kristen Wiig as I do like it when a good comedic performance gets recognised!
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Not seen a single one of those Oscar films! But I heard that Streep's performance was one for the ages.
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post May 10 2017, 11:13 AM
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Strong year. Glenn should have won though, shes outstanding.
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