Best & Worst Performances – by the Same Actors – of 2012

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2012 offered no shortage of acting yin-and-yangs, with five actors in particular meriting notice for giving some of the year’s best — and worst — performances

ANNE HATHAWAY

Best: “The Dark Knight Rises”

The Catwoman's transition from sultry siren to woman-on-top badass can lead to success (Michelle Pfeiffer) or ignominy (Halle Berry). Hathaway scored with a sexy, dangerous Selina Kyle, whether channeling Audrey Hepburn in a series of slinky gamine-about-town outfits or credibly battling Christian Bale’s Caped Crusader.