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Oscars 2012: TOH! Readers Poll Results — Snubbed Fassbender Beats Dujardin; Love for ‘Tree of Life’

Oscars 2012: TOH! Readers Poll Results -- Snubbed Fassbender Beats Dujardin; Love for 'Tree of Life'

The results of our TOH! Readers Poll for Oscars 2012 are in and one thing is clear: Your taste is very different from that of the Academy.  Take a look at the winners below.

While our poll agreed with the Academy's pick for Best Picture (31% for "The Artist"), the main competition in that category came from "The Tree of Life" with 27%; "The Descendants" trailed in third place with 10%. "The Tree of Life" topped the Best Director poll, with 34% for Terrence Malick, as well as Best Cinematography for Emmanuel Lubezki (71%; "Hugo" got second place with 12%). For Best Actor, our wild card Michael Fassbender ("Shame") won with 22% of votes; Jean Dujardin followed with 20%. Our poll chose Viola Davis for Best Actress; she beat out Meryl Streep with 20% vs. 19%. Christopher Plummer was the clear winner with 51%; tied for second are Max von Sydow and Nick Nolte. Jessica Chastain beat out Octavia Spencer, but it was close; 31% vs. 30%.

Best Documentary went to "Pina" with 51% of votes; second place went to "Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory" with 18%. Best Animated Film and Best Editing agreed with the Academy, seeing wins for "Rango" with 61% and "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" with 29%, respectively.

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Comments

Brink Brocker

Can't believe the Cinematography Oscar didn't go to The Tree of Life, but they didn't give it to 2001 either. 2001 wasn't even nominated for cinematography.

Kelly Garrett

Anne, I think your readers hold you in "severe" reverence (see Pina 51%), as they should.

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