Portman, Swinton, Lawrence, Bening, Kidman, Manville, Hathaway, Williams: who gets left out?
Oscar's toughest call in 2011
There have been and will soon be some amazing performances by actresses on display on the big screen this year. And out of all of Oscar's major categories, this is clearly the one where a few deserving contenders won't even have the chance to say "It's just an honor to be nominated." It's just too competitive and will be a tough decision for many Academy members to make. Can you guess who will and won't make the cut?
Check out the top 15 contenders on the ladies side and share your thoughts below.