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2012 Oscars Nominations

The nominations for the 84th Oscars have been released and Martin Scoreses Hugo has come out on top with 11 nominations however nipping on it’s tail is The Artist with 10 nominations.  2 films are joint third with 6 nominations and they are Steven Spielberg’s War Horse and David Fincher’s remake of  The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Coming up just behind them are The Descendants and MoneyBall which managed 5 nominations each.

After the jump is the full list of Nominations.

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Highest Grossing Films of 2011

So 2011 has finished and when it comes to the world of movies it has been a really interesting year, yes we have had some brilliant movies however the top 10 highest grossing movies of the year have thrown up some real surprises.

The top 3 films have made just over £170 million so it shows you that people are still interested in the experience of going to the cinema. One third of these movies were released in 3D, and of them, only one was (partially) filmed in 3D, the rest were either computer animated or converted in post production after being shot with normal 2D cameras.

10 – Rise of the Planet of the Apes – £20.705.200

9 – Tangled (3D) – £21.268.000

8 – Bridesmaids – £24.078.200

7 – Transformers Dark of the Moon (3D) – £29.419.400

6 – Twilight Breaking Dawn: Part 1 – £29.690.000

5 – The Hangover 2 – £34.612.800

4 – Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (3D) – £35.059.500

3 – The Inbetweeners Movie – £46.060.000

2 – The Kings Speech – £48.446.500

1 – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallow: Part 2 (3D) – £75.847.400

So that’s it for the 10 highest grossing films of the year in the UK and it turns out that the boy wizard went out with a bang beating The Kings Speech by over £27 million.

Stuart’s 10 Worst Movies of 2011

There is a saying that you have to take the rough with the smooth and when it comes to films this is 100% true, yes there will be a selection of movies that stand out for all of the right reasons however there are these movies that make you question why the hell did i watch that and the following 10 movies fall into that category perfectly.

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