Lights, Camera and Action - The 84th Academy Awards, Sunday, February 26, 2012 - And, The Oscar Goes to.. Final Voting: The Academy votes are based on nostalgia, the story, script, acting, artistry and production. They do not care for movies like Transformers . And, instead select movies that are well crafted. The voters are comprised of the Hollywood elite including actors, actresses from young to old, producers and others connected with the film industry. Started in 1927 and is by invitation only - 5000 + members. Winners: Movies in 2011 focused on entertaining the audience, evoking emotions, creating goodwill and finally giving a salute to the history of film making. Best Supporting Actress : Octavia Spencer for The Help . The movie, The Help, was one of the best films of the year. The characters, the story, the set and the chemistry between all of the actors was unforgettable. Personally, have seen The Help three times and each viewing evokes the same emotions.