The Top 10 Breakthroughs Of 2012
#3: Anne Hathaway
Yes, Anne Hathaway has been very famous for a while now, and even hosted the Oscars a few years ago. But before this summer's The Dark Knight Rises, Hathaway was on a long streak of movies that either nobody saw (One Day, Love and Other Drugs) or that weren't all that good (Valentine's Day, Bride Wars, Alice in Wonderland), making her a famous person who hadn't proved that anybody actually cared about the movies. Then she kicked ass and stole scenes as Selina Kyle, and followed it up with a show-stopping performance of "I Dreamed A Dream" in Christmas's Les Miserables, which is almost mathematically guaranteed to win her an Oscar. 2012 is the year Hathaway finally followed through on the star power she's been showing for years.
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