Jason Solomons
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Analysis: 2012 Oscar nominations

Film critic Jason Solomons assesses the nominations for the 2012 Academy Awards.

Martin Scorsese's 3D epic adventure film Hugo leads the charge at this year's Academy Awards with 11 nods, including best film and director.

Meryl Streep and George Clooney are nominated for the best acting prizes.

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