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Oscar Winners 2012

It’s that time of year again, when the world’s best films and actors get nominated for Academy Awards and celebrities strut their stuff on the red carpet. The nominations have been decided, the votes are in and, in terms of Oscar winners, 2012 was a great year for loads of films. See whether any of your favourite actors have made the list of Oscar winners in 2012 and check out how your favourite films measured up at the 2012 Oscars.

The Big Nominations:

Best Picture – The Artist
The silent film The Artist was one of the big Oscar winners of 2012, with an award for best picture plus several others.

The Artist Film Review

Best Actor – Jean Dujardin – The Artist
Jean Dujardin portrayal of the faded silent film star George Valentin won him best actor.

Best Actress – Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
Meryl Streep joined the list of Oscar winners in 2012 for her performance in the Margaret Thatcher biopic The Iron Lady.

The Iron Lady Film Review

Best Director – Michel Hazavanicius – The Artist
Director Michel Hazavanicius and his film The Artist beat the likes of Woody Allen and Terrence Malick for the Best Director gong.

Best Supporting Actor – Christopher Plummer – Beginners
Christopher Plummer's performance in Beginners won rave reviews.

Beginners Film Review

Best Supporting Actress – Octavia Spencer – The Help
Octavia Spencer played an outspoken maid in this film.

The Help Film Review

Other 2012 Academy Award winners:

Best Foreign Language Film
A Separation

A Separation Film Review

Best Animated Feature Film

Rango Film Review

Best Writing – Original Screenplay
Woody Allen - Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris Film Review

Best Writing – Adapted Screenplay
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash - The Social Network

The Descendants Film Review

Best Music - Score
The Artist

Best Music – Song
Man or Muppet – The Muppets

The Muppets Film Review

Best Documentary

The Oscar winners of 2012 were announced on Sunday 26th February 2012.

BAFTA Winners

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