GALLERY: 2012 Oscar Nominees

The 2012 Oscar nominations have been announced, with the usual mix of odds-on favorites and long-shot shockers.

Not so much a "words" person as a "pictures" person? Want to see what Glenn Close looks like as a man? Need to find out who this Demián Bichir fellow (nominated as Best Actor for "A Better Life") actually is? Get your eyes and your clicking finger ready and browse through our gallery of 2012's Oscar-nominated movies and actors.

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