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Oscars 2012: Stars give film picks and award tips

With the 84th Academy Awards almost upon us, the battle is on for Hollywood's most coveted awards.

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

French comedy The Artist is up for 10 awards, including best film, director, actor and supporting actress.

Stars at The Evening Standard Film Awards revealed their Oscar tips and film highlights of the past year.

BBC News website special coverage: Oscars 2012

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