Countdown to Oscar [Part III]

As my final post before the big day, I share with you guys another list of mine. These are my top 20 favorite performances of the past year, in alphabetical order.

Bérénice Bejo – The Artist

Demián Bichir – A Better Life

Sandra Bullock – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jessica Chastain – The Help

George Clooney – The Descendants

Marion Cotillard – Midnight in Paris

Viola Davis – The Help

Jean Dujardin – The Artist

Tom Hardy – Warrior

Thomas Horn – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Rooney Mara – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Carey Mulligan – Drive

Nick Nolte – Warrior

Elizabeth Olsen – Martha Marcy May Marlene

Brad Pitt – The Tree of Life

Octavia Spencer – The Help

Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady

Mia Wasikowska – Jane Eyre

Kristen Wiig – Bridesmaids

Shailene Woodley – The Descendants

Special Mention: The cast of A Separation

* Haven’t seen ShameYoung AdultTyrannosaurTake ShelterRampartLike CrazyMy Week with Marilyn, Coriolanus.