February 9, 2012 3:40 AM EST

Brad Pitt on baseball, both real and fictional, and the need to buck conventional wisdom.

2011 Performances: Moneyball, Happy Feet Two, The Tree of Life

Nominated: Best Actor for Moneyball

THE PERFORMERS SPEAK:

Jessica Chastain

George Clooney

Adepero Oduye

Viola Davis

Uggie

Michelle Williams

Brad Pitt

Rooney Mara

Christopher Plummer

Bérénice Bejo

Jean Dujardin

Octavia Spencer

Michael Fassbender

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