And The Nominees Are…..

awards And The Nominees Are.....

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Here’s the full list of nominees for the 2011 Academy Awards…. 

Best Picture:

“The King’s Speech”


“Black Swan”

“True Grit”

“The Fighter”

“127 Hours”

“Toy Story 3”

“The Social Network”

“The Kids Are All Right”

“Winter’s Bone”

 Best Actor:

 Colin Firth,  “The King’s Speech”

Jeff Bridges,  “True Grit”

James Franco,  “127 Hours”

Jesse Eisenberg,  “The Social Network”

Javier Bardem,  “Biutiful” . . . which is also up for Best Foreign Film

Best Actress:

Natalie Portman,  “Black Swan”

Nicole Kidman,  “Rabbit Hole”

Michelle Williams,  “Blue Valentine”

Annette Bening,  “The Kids Are All Right”

Jennifer Lawrence,  “Winter’s Bone”

Best Supporting Actor:

Geoffrey Rush,  “The King’s Speech”

Christian Bale,  “The Fighter”

Jeremy Renner,  “The Town”

Mark Ruffalo,  “The Kids Are All Right”

John Hawkes,  “Winter’s Bone”

Best Supporting Actress:

Hailee Steinfeld,  “True Grit”

Helena Bonham Carter,  “The King’s Speech”

Amy Adams,  “The Fighter”

Melissa Leo,  “The Fighter”

Jacki Weaver,  “Animal Kingdom”

Best Director:

Tom Hooper,  “The King’s Speech”

The Coen Brothers,  “True Grit”

Darren Aronofsky,  “Black Swan”

David O. Russell,  “The Fighter”

David Fincher,  “The Social Network”

Best Adapted Screenplay:

“True Grit”

“127 Hours”

“The Social Network”

“Toy Story 3”

“Winter’s Bone”

Best Original Screenplay:


“The King’s Speech”

“The Fighter”

“The Kids Are All Right”

“Another Year”

Best Original Song:

“Coming Home” . . . which Gwyneth Paltrow performed in “Country Strong”

“I See the Light” . . . performed by Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi in “Tangled”

“If I Rise” . . . a Dido song, which is the main song in “127 Hours”

“We Belong Together” . . . a Randy Newman song from “Toy Story 3”

Best Original Score:

“How to Train Your Dragon. . . composed by John Powell

“Inception” . . . composed by Hans Zimmer

“The King’s Speech” . . . composed by Alexandre Desplat

“127 Hours” . . . composed by A.R. Rahman

“The Social Network” . . . composed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Best Animated Film:

“How to Train Your Dragon”

“The Illusionist”

“Toy Story 3”

Best Documentary Feature:

“Inside Job” . . . a documentary about the global financial crisis. 

“Restrepo” . . . it’s about soldiers in Afghanistan defending an outpost. 

“Gasland” . . . a documentary about Americans impacted by natural gas drilling. 

“Waste Land” . . . it’s about an artist who uses his art to help Brazilian trash pickers.

“Exit Through the Gift Shop” . . . a documentary about a French street artist in L.A. 

Best Documentary (Short Subject):

“Killing in the Name” . . . a documentary about radical Islamic terrorism. 

“Poster Girl” . . . it’s about a former cheerleader who fought in Iraq. 

“Strangers No More” . . . about a school in Tel Aviv with students from 48 countries.

“Sun Come Up” . . . a documentary about environmental refugees from New Guinea. 

“The Warriors of Qiugang” . . . it’s about a group of Chinese villagers who fought the poisoning of the land and water from a nearby chemical factory.

And Here Are A Few Technical Categories You May Or May Not Care About . . .

Best Costume:

“Alice in Wonderland”

“True Grit”

“The King’s Speech”

“The Tempest”

“I Am Love”

Best Makeup:

“The Wolfman”

“The Way Back”

“Barney’s Version”

Best Visual Effects:

“Alice in Wonderland”

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1”


“Iron Man 2”


Best Cinematography:

“Black Swan”


“The King’s Speech”

“The Social Network”

“True Grit”


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