Oscar nominations 2012: the Academy's picks for best films
The Oscar nominations are announced, with a few surprises.
3. Actress in a Leading Role
Upsets: All except Mara were as expected, but many had wondered if Mara's chances were fading after she missed out on many of the major acting awards – and actress Tilda Swinton was considered to have the best chance at the fifth nomination for her film "We Need to Talk About Kevin." Instead, Mara slipped in for a nomination.