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Oscars 2012: Who Do You Think Deserves an Academy Award?

Oscars 2012: Who Do You Think Deserves an Academy Award?

With the 2012 Oscars just around the corner, we’ve teamed up with Facebook and the New York Times and placed our picks for who we think will be taking home awards on Hollywood’s big night.

We have a feeling The Artist, which has already picked up several accolades this award season, will be named Best Picture, while George Clooney and Meryl Streep could win Best Actor and Actress, respectively.

What about the other categories? Check out‘s full Oscar ballot at where you, too, can also create your own ballot through Facebook!

The 2012 Oscars airs live this SUNDAY, February 26, at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 p.m. PT on ABC.

The star-studded list of presenters includes: Halle Berry, Rose Byrne, Bradley Cooper, Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Michael Douglas, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Zach Galifianakis, Tom Hanks, Angelina Jolie, Milla Jovovich, Ellie Kemper, Jennifer Lopez, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Maya Rudolph, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep, and Kristen Wiig.

Last year’s Oscar winners – Christian Bale, Colin Firth, Melissa Leo and Natalie Portman – will also be presenting!

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  • http://cornallama Corn

    Jessica deserves to win an Oscar, her performances in The Help were SO amazing. PLEASE PLEASE

  • Not Brad

    he should sweep the floors when they all leave

  • George Clooney Will Win

    so he can happily grind the JP’s faces in it.

  • Georges Clloney

    My BFF Brad Pitt!! He deserve it…

  • Jenni

    Gary Oldman. That is all.

  • Not Jolie

    she has no talent

  • Angelina Jolie

    “I deserve one for : Most Pimped Out Family In HW”

  • sgsg


  • Fortune4

    Brad pitt and michelle williams

  • Dumb and dumber

    are here #’s 2,3,6, &7.

  • Tara

    Meryl and Brad!! I swear if George wins! Ugh, did not impress me at all, but i do like him, just htink Brad was better in his role!

  • Dumber than Dumb & dumber


  • Honestly

    Brad Pitt deserves it more than George and if not Brad then the french guy. Meryl Streep or Glen Close should win because htese women were completely transformed in their performances.

  • #12

    And you’re the dumbest of them all!

  • Robin

    I think Michelle should win , her portrayal as marliyn is so convincing . She’s the most deserved .

  • Annie

    Brad Pitt deserves the best actors award more than any other. In best picture Tree of Life should get the award and i am eagerly waiting to see Angelina Jolie with Brad at the red carpet and as presenter, also Bradley Cooper and Tom Cruise as presenting the awards.

  • Kim

    @Not Jolie: Poor trolls obsessed with Angie. Jean – Actor, Viola -Actress , The Help- Movie

  • Love

    I think, both Jessica Chastain and Brad. Pitt deserved Oscar for their roles in The Tree of Life. As they weren’t nominated for this movie, then I am all for Jessica to win Oscar, but I’m 99% sure that Octavia Spencer will take Oscar home, unfortunately.
    In the leading actress category most likely the winner will be Meryl Streep or Viola Davis.
    Although I haven’t yet seen Gary Oldman’s latest movie, I want him to won. He deserves it. But probably it won’t happen. Most likely the actor from The Artist will win.
    The rest isn’t interesting, because i’ m very dissappointed with this years nominations.

  • Sonia

    who deserves an Oscar, well Leonardo DiCaprio deserves one. Not for J.Edgar,but overall.but he did for Aviator and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Blood Diamond. Hopefully next year D.Unchained. I have a really good feeling about that movie
    Best Actor- Jean Dujarn for The Artist
    Best Actress- Michelle Williams for My week with Marilyn

  • Hey

    Who deserves an Academy Award? (Not a single one of them !)
    Well… people who where shamefully snubbed: Michael Fassbender, Ryan Gosling, Tilda Swinton, Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst, Olivia Colman, Albert Brooks, Leonardo Dicaprio, Andy Serkis…
    Have fun with your ridiculous nominees, predictable ceremony and winners.

  • [~Fug Face Man!ston~]

    Pitt’s not going to win so whatever. No way he’ll get it over Dujardin, Oldman, or even Clooney (who could have easily been replaced my Gosling or DiCaprio).
    Pitt and Clooney’s nominations should have gone to much more deserving actors but of course it makes for good publicity to have them both nominated.

  • FAN

    Brad Pitt e Michelle willians!

  • Chriss

    Funny short story about the Oscars: R.I.P. Oscar – A Hollywood Satire by Andie Heid
    (includes: The Oscar Games, Movie Star Wars, Catwoman Rises, Battle of the Snow Whites, The Twilight Saga continues…)

  • Gersky

    Hello to everyone! Brad Pitt and his friend George Clooney are nominated only because they are so popular, and the Oscar night would not be interesting without them. They are just stars. Neither Brad nor Clooney acts good. They don’t have power of transformating. They
    always look the same. They are hot, that’s for sure, but actors, come on?! Both of them are there every year. Just saying.

  • Kirsten

    Brad Pitt and Viola Davis. Brad Pitt is such a fine actor and he is always swept aside. I adore Meryl but I would love for Viola to win this one. She is such a sweet/strong lady.

  • MoeschaB

    Gary Oldman for GOLD!

  • juan

    Best actor : jean dujardin
    Best actress: Viola Davis
    Best supporting actress : Octavia Spencer
    Best Supporting Actor : Christopher Plummer

  • solecito

    Thumbs up if you don’t care!

  • She Stinks!

    Why on earth is that bad acting no talent JHO Bag giving out awards at this event? She CANNOT ACT at all. She has zero class. It’s sad to say, but she will turn a wonderful elegant affair with beautiful people into a tacky parade while wearing her typical stripper’s outfit and ‘HO on the stroll’ shoes. There must of been a real Hispanic actress available, instead of this used up home wrecking dinosaur. I will not be watching.

  • http://JOSEPHG.TUMBLR.COM JosephG

    Brad Pitt & Jonah Hill. The Rest IDGAF!!!!

  • John

    Best Actor: Gary Oldman
    Best Actress: Meryl, or Viola
    Best Supp Actor: Christopher Plummer
    Best Supp Actress: Jessica Chastain or Berenice Bejo

    Best Picture; The Artist

  • faxperez

    Best Actor: jean dujardin
    Best Actress: Meryl, or Viola
    Best Supp Actor: Christopher Plummer
    Best Supp Actress: Octavia Spencer
    Best Picture; The Artist

  • dujardin and williams

    the ones that should win
    jean dujardin and michelle williams

    2nd place

    Gary Oldman and Viola Davis

    3rd place

    George Clooney and Rooney Mara


    She stinks- Well JLo I am not suprised. Not at all. What I can’t wrap my head around is Pres. Obama appointing Eva Longoria a part of his presidential campaign. Wtf? I read this Just Jared article, and I wonder if the Academy is contemplating on last minute switching for popularity sakes. Nothing would suprise me about this Oscar stuff. Best Actor- Oldman or DuJardin. Best Actress: Viola or Streep. Supporting Actor: Plummer, Supporting Actress: Octavia, Movie: either The Artist or The Help. Why wasn’t the director from The Help not nominated? That was foul. Nothing against Alexander Payne. He is a good director, but we will all see who makes the cut.

  • awee


  • Mimi

    Basically anyone who got snubbed and Gary Oldman.

  • katien

    Viola Davis!

  • bella

    George Clooney

  • Carole

    Best Picture: The Help
    Best Actor: Jean Dujardin
    Best Actress: Meryl Streep
    Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer
    Best Suppoting Actress: Octavia Spencer

  • Josekun

    Faltan mas peliculas de Fantasia y Anime en el cine de calidad. Los Oscars han bajado un poco, quizas.

  • Nikki
  • smara

    Hoping everyone will stop praising George Clooney…The Descendants was an awful film and would’ve revieved zero recognition had it not been for his big name. Honestly…if you haven’t seen the film, do so. Then you’ll be equally as flabbergasted at how such a poor work of art has recieved so much praise.

    Anyways, back to the question: Very few people that are up this year deserve a thing. I’m tired of the Academy snubbing talent in exchange for fame and publicity. But if I must choose, Meryl and Jean definetly deserve the awards

  • bella

    George Clooney and Viola Davis

  • Lois Adelman

    Michele Williams, the French Actor in “The Artist” and best movie “The Artist.