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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