2012 Potential Oscar Nominations for Best Leading Actress - as part of the celebrities series by GeoBeats.
10 - Tilda Swinton portrays a grief ridden mother in 'We Need to Talk About Kevin' justifying a spot on the nominations list.
9 - Rooney Mara plays a hacker in the highly rated movie, 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' possibly landing her a nomination.
8 - Keira Knightley plays a woman exhibiting hysteria in 'A Dangerous Method' that may lead to a spot on the Oscar list.
7 - Kirsten Dunst gained favor with film critics for an end of the world film, 'Melancholia' that just may reserve her a slot for a nomination.
6- Michelle Williams depicts Marilyn Monroe in 'My Week with Marilyn' which received rave reviews hopefully leading to an Oscar nomination.
5 - Viola Davis gave a stellar performance portraying a maid in 'The Help' leading to talk of an Oscar nomination.
4 - Charlize Theron plays an adult still living her 'mean girl' glory days in 'Young Adult' which could bring her an Oscar nomination.
3 - Elizabeth Olsen has Oscar buzz after portraying an emotionally damaged, paranoid woman in 'Martha Marcy May Marlene'.
2 - Meryl Streep plays Margaret Thatcher in 'The Iron Lady' which may add another nomination for the acting queen.
1 - Glenn Close plays a woman dressing and living as a man to survive in 'Albert Nobbs' which truly deserves an Oscar nomination.