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    Best Actor

    Ty Burr and Wesley Morris discuss the nominees and their picks for Best Actor of 2011.

    The nominees:

    Demian Bichir, ‘‘A Better Life

    George Clooney, ‘‘The Descendants


    Jean Dujardin, ‘‘The Artist

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    Gary Oldman, ‘‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Brad Pitt, ‘‘Moneyball