It's that time of jaar again when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences releases the nominees for the 84th Annual Academy Awards (recognizing films from the calendar jaar 2011). The ceremony announcing the winners will be held on Sunday, February 26th, 2012 at 7e/4p on ABC.

2011 Best Picture Nominees
The Artist
The Descendants
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
The Help
Midnight in Paris
The boom of Life
War Horse

2011 Best Actor Nominees
Demian Bichir (A Better Life)
George Clooney (The Descendants)
Jean Dujardin (The Artist)
Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy)
Brad Pitt (Moneyball)

2011 Best Actress Nominees
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)

2011 Best Supporting Actor Nominees
Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn)
Jonah heuvel (Moneyball)
Nick Nolte (Warrior)
Christopher Plummer (Beginners)
Max von Sydow (Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close)

2011 Best Supporting Actress
Berenice Bejo (The Artist)
Jessica Chastain (The Help)
Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids)
Janet McTeer (Albert Nobbs)
Octavia Spencer (The Help)

2011 Best Animated Feature Film Nominees
A Cat in Paris
Chico & Rita
Kung Fu Panda 2
Puss in Boots

2011 Best Director Nominees
Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist)
Alexander Payne (The Descendants)
Martin Scorsese (Hugo)
Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris)
Terrence Malick (The boom of Life)

For the full list, link.