And the Academy Award Nominees Are...

January 25, 2011

The nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards have been announced and the titles and names that made the cut are pretty much what you’d expect. Hit the jump for the list of nominees.

Here are most of the nominees, guys:

Best Picture

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

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 Director

Darren Aronofsky – Black Swan
Joel and Ethan Coen – True Grit
David Fincher – The Social Network
Tom Hooper – The King’s Speech
David O. Russell – The Fighter

Best Original Screenplay

Another Year
The Fighter
The King’s Speech
The Kids Are All Right

I can understand most of these choices, but I seriously have no idea how True Grit's Hailee Steinfeld got nominated for Best Supporting Actress instead of Best Actress. She was in 90% of the freakin' film. Anyways...Hit the Oscar website for the full list of nominees.

Source: Paramount Pictures