King's Speech leads 2011 Oscar nominations
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The Oscar nominations for 2011 have been announced with British movie The King’s Speech leading the pack with 12 nods, including best actor for Colin Firth and best film.Firth is up to win for his role as stammering King George VI while Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush are up for best supporting actors. The Coen Brothers western remake True Grit has received 10 nominations whilst The Social Network and Inception have eight. Natalie Portman is up for Best Actress for her stunning performance in Darren Aronofsky’s (who is up for Best Director) Black Swan (which is up for Best Film). The Oscars take place on 27 February.
The 2011 Oscar Nominations in full:
BEST PICTURE127 Hours Black Swan The Fighter Inception The Kids Are All Right The King's Speech Winter's Bone True Grit The Social Network Toy Story 3
BEST DIRECTORDarren Aronofsky - Black Swan David O Russell - The Fighter Tom Hooper - The King's Speech David Fincher - The Social Network Joel Coen and Ethan Coen - True Grit
BEST ACTORColin Firth - The King's Speech Jesse Eisenberg - The Social Network James Franco - 127 Hours Javier Bardem - Biutiful Jeff Bridges - True Grit
BEST ACTRESSAnnette Bening - The Kids Are All Right Nicole Kidman - Rabbit Hole Jennifer Lawrence - Winter's Bone Natalie Portman - Black Swan Michelle Williams - Blue Valentine
BEST SUPPORTING ACTORChristian Bale - The Fighter John Hawkes - Winter's Bone Jeremy Renner - The Town Mark Ruffalo - The Kids Are All Right Geoffrey Rush - The King's Speech
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESSAmy Adams - The Fighter Helena Bonham Carter - The King's Speech Melissa Leo - The Fighter Hailee Steinfeld - True Grit Jacki Weaver - Animal Kingdom
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMBiutiful - Mexico Dogtooth - Greece In a Better World - Denmark Incendies - Canada Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi) - Algeria
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAYMike Leigh - Another Year Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson (screenplay), Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson (story) - The Fighter Christopher Nolan - Inception Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg - The Kids Are All Right David Seidler - The King's Speech
BEST ANIMATIONHow to Train Your Dragon The Illusionist Toy Story 3
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAYDanny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy - 127 Hours Aaron Sorkin - The Social Network Michael Arndt - Toy Story 3 Joel Coen and Ethan Coen - True Grit Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini - Winter's Bone
BEST ART DIRECTIONAlice in Wonderland Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 Inception The King's Speech True Grit
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BEST SOUND MIXINGInception The King's Speech The Social Network Salt True Grit
BEST SOUND EDITINGInception Toy Story 3 Tron: Legacy True Grit Unstoppable
BEST ORIGINAL SONGComing Home (from Country Strong) by Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey I See the Light (from Tangled) by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater If I Rise (from 127 Hours) by AR Rahman, Dido and Rollo Armstrong We Belong Together (from Toy Story 3) by Randy Newman
BEST ORIGINAL SCOREHow to Train Your Dragon - John Powell Inception - Hans Zimmer The King's Speech - Alexandre Desplat 127 Hours - AR Rahman The Social Network - Trent Reznor and Atticus
BEST COSTUMESAlice in Wonderland I Am Love The King's Speech The Tempest True Grit
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATUREExit Through the Gift Shop Gasland Inside Job Restrepo Waste Land
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORTKilling in the Name Poster Girl Strangers No More Sun Come Up The Warriors of Qiugang
BEST FILM EDITINGBlack Swan The Fighter P The King's Speech 127 Hours The Social Network
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILMDay & Night The Gruffalo Let's Pollute The Lost Thing Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILMThe Confession The Crush God of Love Na Wewe Wish 143
BEST VISUAL EFFECTSAlice in Wonderland Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 Hereafter Inception Iron Man 2
BEST MAKE-UPBarney's Version The Way Back The Wolfman
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