2011: Year in Review

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II Jennifer Lawrence

Who were the top stars in 2011, and what were the top movies? Get the lowdown on the year that was in our 2011: Year in Review, featuring our famous STARmeter list of the year's biggest celebrities, the top films as ranked by our users, the best in TV, and more. It's all in our 2011: Year in Review, part of our coverage for the Road to the Oscars!


Helena Bonham Carter may not have nabbed an Oscar in 2011, but the Academy Award-nominated actress will be bringing home an honor of a different sort in 2012, courtesy of the Queen.  The King's Speech star, who portrayed Queen Elizabeth in the Oscar-winning biopic (and went on to See more »


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Even though 2011 will go down as the least attended year at the movies since 1995, this year’s box office did pull of a neat trick by crossing $10 billion on Friday. Granted, if we adjusted for inflation, many other years would also reach $10 billion in total ticket sales, See more »


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Lauren Alaina doesn’t want to give away too many details about her Saturday-night performance on Fox’s American Country New Year’s Eve Live (11:00 Et live) — “you’ll have to watch to find out,” she says with a giggle — but she is promising viewers an unexpected fashion choice, a See more »


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One day after Russell Brand filed for divorce from Katy Perry, the British comedian was spotted leaving London's Savoy Hotel Saturday. Brand, 36, looked rather incognito in dark sunglasses and a grey knit cap. But earlier this week, the comedian appeared to be in much better spirits. See more »


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About Last Night - TV Recaps

Check out our recaps of holiday-themed episodes for some of the hottest shows on the air — beware of spoilers!

Chuck "Chuck": Versus the Baby
Aired Friday - December 30
"Leverage": The Lonely Hearts Job
Aired Sunday - December 25
"NCIS": Newborn King
Aired Tuesday - December 13
"New Girl": The 23rd
Aired Tuesday - December 13
"Modern Family": Express Christmas
Aired Wednesday - December 7
"How I Met Your Mother": Symphony of Illumination
Aired Monday - December 5

Editors' Spotlight

Road to the Oscars   Year in Review   IMDb Indie
Road to the Oscars: Golden Globes and More   Year in Review: Top Movies and Stars   IMDb Indie: Declaration of War and more

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Daily Poll Question:

Which celebrity hosting a New Year's Eve special would you be most likely to watch?

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Movie/TV Quote

Reverend Frank Scott: So what resolution should we make for the new year? It's to let God know that you have the guts and the will to do it alone. Resolve to fight for yourselves, and for others, for those you love. And that part of God within you will be fighting with you all the way.

Did You Know?

New Year's Eve
Halle Berry was cast but dropped out and was replaced by Katherine Heigl. Berry dropped out due to custody battle with her ex-partner. After the custody was resolved, Berry was recast in the movie, but in another role.
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IMDb Hit List

The 2011 Film Poll from VillageVoice.com

2011: The Year in Review from Sight and Sound

2011: The Cinescape from YouTube.com (Suggested by cn)

"What Are You Doing New Years Eve?" by Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt from YouTube.com

The Year in Swag from AVClub.com

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