Awards season glamour looks brighter than ever this week, with the 84th Annual Academy Awards nominations officially released Tuesday. Like every year, surprise nods and strange snubs made the list a much-buzzed about topic. As Oscars night approaches, buzz about films will expand to include forecasts on fashion that all boil down to one question on the red carpet: namely, who are the stars wearing?
Photos: 2012 Oscars Nominees – Red Carpet Fashion
Get the scoop on all of the starlets up for Oscars at the 84th Annual Academy Awards.
Melissa McCarthy was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for the smash 2011 comedy “Bridesmaids,” while star/writer Kristen Wiig was surprisingly passed over for a Best Actress nod, but received one for Best Original Screenplay.
No shock to anyone, however, was the nomination Michelle Williams earned for “My Week with Marilyn.”
Rooney Mara received a Best Actress nod for her portrayal of Lisbeth Salander in “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.”
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“The Help” has strong female representation, with Viola Davis up for Best Actress and nods for Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer for Best Supporting Actress.
Bérénice Bejo has earned a nomination for Best Supporting Actress in the most talked-about film of the awards season, contemporary throwback “The Artist.”
Complete list of Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress nomineess for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, which will air Sunday, Feb 26. at 7pm EST on ABC:
Glenn Close, “Albert Nobbs”
Viola Davis, “The Help”
Rooney Mara, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”
Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”
Michelle Williams, “My Week With Marilyn”
Best Supporting Actress
Berenice Bejo, “The Artist”
Jessica Chastain, “The Help”
Melissa McCarthy, “Bridesmaids”
Janet McTeer, “Albert Nobbs”
Octavia Spencer, “The Help”
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With the 2012 awards season well under way and huge events like the Golden Globes, People’s Choice Awards, Producer’s Guild Awards, Critic’s Choice Awards, and Sundance behind us, Oscars night is beginning to loom near. Who will take home the big win in film, and which celeb will be crowned best dressed in fashion?
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