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Movie Awards: BEST OF 2011

And so, after quite a bit of deliberation, I am able to bring you my nominees for the "Best of 2011" Awards. Below, you'll find thirty separate categories encompassing a broad spectrum of films. The nominees have been taken from the 101 films released in 2011 that I've been able to see thus far.

And so, I present to you my personal "Best of 2011" award nominations. The winners will be announced this Saturday, February 25, so be on the watch!

Best Animation
Nominees:
The Adventures of Tintin
Arthur Christmas
Puss in Boots
Rango
Winnie the Pooh

Winner: The Adventures of Tintin

Best Visual Effects
Nominees:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Real Steel
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Super 8
Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Winner: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Best Original Song
Nominees:
Jamie Foxx for "Fly Love," Rio
Jason Segel & Peter Linz for "Man or Muppet," The Muppets
Los Lobos for "Rango Theme Song," Rango
Mary J. Blige for "The Living Proof," The Help
Zooey Deschanel for "So Long," Winnie the Pooh

Winner: Jason Segel & Peter Linz

Best Original Score
Nominees:
Alexandre Desplat, The Tree of Life
Hans Zimmer, Rango
John Williams, War Horse
Ludovic Bource, The Artist
Thomas Newman, The Help

Winner: Alexandre Desplat

Best Cameo or Brief Appearance
Nominees:
Adrien Brody, Midnight in Paris
Jim Parsons, The Muppets
Jude Law, Hugo
Kristen Bell, Scream 4
Sean Penn, The Tree of Life

Winner: Adrien Brody

Best Young Actor
Nominees:
Alex Shaffer, Win Win
Amara Miller, The Descendants
Elle Fanning, Super 8
Hunter McCracken, The Tree of Life
Saoirse Ronan, Hanna

Winner: Elle Fanning

Best Villain
Nominees:
Bryce Dallas Howard, The Help
Chris Cooper, The Muppets
David Hyde Pierce, The Perfect Host
Kevin Spacey, Horrible Bosses
Stellan Skarsgård, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Winner: David Hyde Pierce

Best Vocal Performance
Nominees:
Andy Serkis, The Adventures of Tintin
Bill Nighy, Arthur Christmas
John Cleese, Winnie the Pooh
Johnny Depp, Rango
Seth Rogen, Paul 

Winner: Johnny Depp

Best Supporting Actress, Comedy
Nominees:
Analeigh Tipton, Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Anjelica Huston, 50/50
Jennifer Aniston, Horrible Bosses
Marion Cotillard, Midnight in Paris
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids 

Winner: Jennifer Aniston

Best Supporting Actress, Drama
Nominees:
Jessica Chastain, The Tree of Life
Judi Dench, Jane Eyre
Judy Greer, The Descendants
Mélanie Laurent, Beginners
Octavia Spencer, The Help 

Winner: Octavia Spencer

Best Supporting Actor, Comedy
Nominees:
Alex Shaffer, Win Win
Chris Cooper, The Muppets
Corey Stoll, Midnight in Paris
John Goodman, The Artist
Kevin Spacey, Horrible Bosses 

Winner: Chris Cooper

Best Supporting Actor, Drama
Nominees:
Albert Brooks, Drive
Ben Kingsley, Hugo
Brad Pitt, The Tree of Life
Nick Nolte, Warrior
Paul Giamatti, The Ides of March

Winner: Brad Pitt

Best Actress, Comedy
Nominees:
Amy Adams, The Muppets
Anna Kendrick, 50/50
Bérénice Bejo, The Artist
Emma Stone, Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Kate Winslet, Carnage 

Winner: Kate Winslet

Best Actress, Drama
Nominees:
Carey Mulligan, Drive
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants
Viola Davis, The Help 

Winner: Viola Davis

Best Actor, Comedy
Nominees:
Charlie Day, Horrible Bosses
Christoph Waltz, Carnage
Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50
Ryan Gosling, Crazy, Stupid, Love. 

Winner: Jean Dujardin

Best Actor, Drama
Nominees:
Brad Pitt, Moneyball
Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
George Clooney, The Descendants
Ryan Gosling, Drive
Tom Hardy, Warrior 

Winner: Ryan Gosling

Best Director
Nominees:
Martin Scorsese, Hugo
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Nicolas Winding Refn, Drive
Roman Polanski, Carnage
Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life 

Winner: Nicolas Winding Refn

Best Screenplay, Comedy
Nominees:
Dan Fogelman, Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Jason Segel & Nicholas Stoller, The Muppets
John Logan, Rango
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Roman Polanski & Yasmina Reza, Carnage 

Winner: Michel Hazanavicius

Best Screenplay, Drama
Nominees:
Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish & Steven Moffat, The Adventures of Tintin
Hossein Amini, Drive
J.J. Abrams, Super 8
John Logan, Hugo
Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life

Winner: John Logan

Best Cast, Vocal
Nominees:
The Adventures of Tintin
Arthur Christmas
Rango
Rio
Winnie the Pooh 

Winner: Rango

Best Cast, Comedy

Nominees:
50/50
The Artist
Carnage
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
The Muppets

Winner: Carnage

Best Cast, Drama

Nominees:
Drive
Hugo
Super 8
The Tree of Life
Warrior

Winner: Drive

Best Documentary

Nominees:
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
Conan O'Brien Can't Stop
Project Nim

Winner: Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Best Foreign Film

Nominees:
13 Assassins
Winner: 13 Assassins

Best Animated Film

Nominees:
The Adventures of Tintin
Arthur Christmas
Puss in Boots
Rango
Winnie the Pooh

Winner: Rango

Best Horror/Thriller

Nominees:
Attack the Block
Rubber
Scream 4
Super 8
Tucker and Dale vs Evil

Winner: Super 8

Best Action/Adventure

Nominees:
Hanna
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Source Code
X-Men: First Class

Winner: Hanna

Best Comedy

Nominees:
50/50
The Artist
Carnage
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
The Muppets

Winner: The Artist

Best Drama

Nominees:
The Descendants
Drive
Hugo
The Tree of Life
Warrior

Winner: Hugo

Best Picture of the Year

Nominees:
The Adventures of Tintin
The Artist
Drive
Hugo
Rango

Winner: Hugo