The Oscars! Read our reviews of the best picture nominees
Planning to watch the Academy Awards this weekend? We've got movie reviews for some of the best picture nominees, as well as plenty of other films that weren't nominated, but were considered top films for 2011  by our regular culture columnist, Pat McCormick.
Did you see a film that recieved a nomination but isn't reviewed here? Let us know what you thought of it in the comments. You can also send film reviews to firstname.lastname@example.org  at any time.
Best picture nominees:
The Artist 
War Horse 
The Descendants 
The Tree of Life