83rd Annual Academy Award Nominations

Just in: Nominations for this year’s Oscar nominations. And my accuracy rate comes in at:82%, down 6% from last year. Mind you, I did forget to include ten nominees for best pic. All 9 of my picks were correct though. Didn’t see Mila Kunis not getting nomed, as well the True Grit love for screenwriting, directing and actor for Bridges. Also didn’t see the John Hawkes or Michelle Williams love, although they were my alternates. Javier Bardem was a great example of star power influence, with a few famous actors having member screenings to enchant votes.

Anywho, here are the nominees:

Best Picture

  • Black Swan
  • The Fighter
  • Inception
  • The Kids Are All Right
  • The King’s Speech
  • 127 Hours
  • The Social Network
  • Toy Story 3
  • True Grit
  • Winter’s Bone

Best Director

  • Darren 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 Actor

  • Javier Bardem, Biutiful
  • Jeff Bridges, True Grit
  • Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
  • Colin Firth, The King’s Speech
  • James Franco, 127 Hours

Best Actress

  • Annette 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 Actor

  • Christian 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 Actress

  • Amy Adams The Fighter
  • Helena Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech
  • Melissa Leo, The Fighter
  • Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit
  • Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Best Original Screenplay

  • Mike Leigh, Another Year
  • Silver, Tamasy, Johnson and Dorrington, The Fighter
  • Christopher Nolan, Inception
  • Lisa Cholodenko, Stuart Blumberg, The Kids Are All Right
  • David Seidel, The King’s Speech

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, 127 Hours
  • Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network
  • Arndt, Lasseter, Stanton and Unkrich, Toy Story 3
  • Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, True Grit
  • Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini, Winter’s Bone

Best Foreign Film

  • Biutiful (Mexico)
  • Dogtooth (Greece)
  • In a Better World (Denmark)
  • Incendies (Canada)
  • Outside the the Law (Algeria)

Best Animated Film

  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • The Illusionist
  • Toy Story 3

Best Documentary

  • Exit Through the Gift Shop
  • Gasland
  • Inside Job
  • Restrepo
  • Waste Land

Best Editing

  • Andrew Weisblum, Black Swan
  • Pamela Martin, The Fighter
  • Tariq Anwar, The King’s Speech
  • Jon Harris, 127 Hours
  • Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter, The Social Network

Best Cinematography

  • Matthew Libatique, Black Swan
  • Wally Pfister, Inception
  • Danny Cohen, The King’s Speech
  • Jeff Cronenweth, The Social Network
  • Roger Deakins, True Grit

Best Art Direction

  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
  • Inception
  • The King’s Speech
  • True Grit

Best Costumes

  • Colleen Atwood, Alice in Wonderland
  • Antonella Cannarozzi, I Am Love
  • Jenny Beavan, The King’s Speech
  • Sandy Powell, The Tempest
  • Mary Zophres, True Grit

Best Original Score

  • John Powell, How to Train Your Dragon
  • Hans Zimmer, Inception
  • Alexandre Desplat, The King’s Speech
  • A.R. Rahman, 127 Hours
  • Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Social Netowrk

Best Original Song

  • “Coming Home” Country Strong, Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey
  • “I See the Light” Tangled, Alan Menken and Glenn Slater
  • “If I Rise” 127 Hours, A.R. Rahman, Dido and Rollo Armstrong
  • “We Belong Together” Toy Story 3, Randy Newman

Best Sound Mixing

  • Inception
  • The King’s Speech
  • Salt
  • The Social Network
  • True Grit

Best Sound Editing

  • Inception
  • Toy Story 3
  • Tron: Legacy
  • True Grit
  • Unstoppable

Best Makeup

  • Adrien Morot, Barney’s Vision
  • Henriques, Funk and Toussieng, The Way Back
  • Rick Baker and Dave Elsey, The Wolfman

Best Visual Effects

  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1
  • Hereafter
  • Inception
  • Iron Man 2

Best Short Film, Animated

  • Day and Night
  • The Gruffalo
  • Let’s Pollute
  • The Lost Thing
  • Madagascar, a Journey Diary

Best Short Film, Live Action

  • The Confession
  • The Crush
  • God of Love
  • Na Wewe
  • Wish 143

Best Documentary Short

  • Killing in the Name
  • Poster Girl
  • Strangers No More
  • Sun Come Up
  • The Warriors of Qiugang
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