Number 1 with many a bullet: Jessica Chastain in Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty
Movies.MSN.com has posted the results of its annual poll of contributors regarding the year's top films, and once again Kathleen Murphy and I participated. Find it at http://movies.msn.com/movies/year-in-review/top-10-movies/
You can page your way through the cumulative Ten Best, with thumbnail appreciations of the individual movies—I salute number 9 (my number 3), Django Unchained; Kathleen Murphy takes number 5, Leos Carax's Holy Motors. Keep clicking after number 1 to see all the contributors' votes.