Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Oscars & Razzie Nominations

Here's a list of the 83rd annual Academy Award nominations, courtesy of the AP:
1. 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."

2. Actor: Javier Bardem, "Biutiful"; Jeff Bridges, "True Grit"; Jesse Eisenberg, "The Social Network"; Colin Firth, "The King's Speech"; James Franco, "127 Hours."

3. 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."

4. 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."

5. 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."

6. Directing: 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."

7. Foreign Language Film: "Biutiful," Mexico; "Dogtooth," Greece; "In a Better World," Denmark; "Incendies," Canada; "Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi)," Algeria.

8. Adapted Screenplay: Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy, "127 Hours"; Aaron Sorkin, "The Social Network"; Michael Arndt, John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich, "Toy Story 3"; Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, "True Grit"; Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini, "Winter's Bone."

9. Original Screenplay: Mike Leigh, "Another Year"; Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson and Keith Dorrington, "The Fighter"; Christopher Nolan, "Inception"; Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg, "The Kids Are All Right"; David Seidler, "The King's Speech."

10. Animated Feature Film: "How to Train Your Dragon," ''The Illusionist," ''Toy Story 3."

11. Art Direction: "Alice in Wonderland," ''Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1," ''Inception," ''The King's Speech," ''True Grit."

12. Cinematography: "Black Swan," ''Inception," ''The King's Speech," ''The Social Network," ''True Grit."

13. Sound Mixing: "Inception," ''The King's Speech," ''Salt," ''The Social Network," ''True Grit."

14. Sound Editing: "Inception," ''Toy Story 3," ''Tron: Legacy," ''True Grit," ''Unstoppable."

15. Original Score: "How to Train Your Dragon," John Powell; "Inception," Hans Zimmer; "The King's Speech," Alexandre Desplat; "127 Hours," A.R. Rahman; "The Social Network," Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

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

17. Costume: "Alice in Wonderland," ''I Am Love," ''The King's Speech," ''The Tempest," ''True Grit."

18. Documentary Feature: "Exit through the Gift Shop," ''Gasland," ''Inside Job," ''Restrepo," ''Waste Land."

19. Documentary (short subject): "Killing in the Name," ''Poster Girl," ''Strangers No More," ''Sun Come Up," ''The Warriors of Qiugang."

20. Film Editing: "Black Swan," ''The Fighter," ''The King's Speech," ''127 Hours," ''The Social Network."

21. Makeup: "Barney's Version," ''The Way Back," ''The Wolfman."

22. Animated Short Film: "Day and Night," ''The Gruffalo," ''Let's Pollute," ''The Lost Thing," ''Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)."

23. Live Action Short Film: "The Confession," ''The Crush," ''God of Love," ''Na Wewe," ''Wish 143."

24. Visual Effects: "Alice in Wonderland," ''Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1," ''Hereafter," ''Inception," ''Iron Man 2."

For the Academy Awards Website:

Meanwhile, From

One-time Oscar contender M. Night Shyamalan ("The Sixth Sense") led the way for worst filmmaking this year according to nominations for the Razzie Awards. A two-time 2006 Razzie winner for the tepid "Lady in the Water," Shyamalan's latest critical flop -- "The Last Airbender" -- landed nine nods to tie with "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" for the most bids.

Both of those films vie for worst picture with "The Bounty Hunter," "Sex and the City 2" and "Vampires Suck." The three leads from "Eclipse" -- Taylor Lautner, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart -- are up for worst acting -- as are the four "gal pals" from "SATC 2."

Worst Picture
"The Bounty Hunter"
"The Last Airbender"
"Sex and the City 2"
"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
"Vampires Suck"

Worst Actor
Jack Black, "Gulliver's Travels"
Gerard Butler, "The Bounty Hunter"
Ashton Kutcher, "Killers" and "Valentine's Day"
Taylor Lautner, "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" and "Valentine's Day"
Robert Pattinson, "Remember Me" and "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"

Worst Actress
Jennifer Aniston, "The Bounty Hunter" and "The Switch"
Miley Cyrus, "The Last Song"
Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, "Sex and the City 2"
Megan Fox, "Jonah Hex"
Kristen Stewart, "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"

Worst Supporting Actor
Billy Ray Cyrus, "The Spy Next Door"
George Lopez, "Marmaduke," "The Spy Next Door" and "Valentine's Day"
Dev Patel, "The Last Airbender"
Jackson Rathbone, "The Last Airbender" and "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
Rob Schneider, "Grown Ups"

Worst Supporting Actress
Jessica Alba, "The Killer Inside Me," "Little Fockers," "Machete" and "Valentine's Day"
Cher, "Burlesque"
Liza Minnelli, "Sex and the City 2"
Nicola Peltz, "The Last Airbender"
Barbra Streisand, "Little Fockers"

Worst Eye-Gouging Mis-Use of 3D
"Cats & Dogs 2: Revenge of Kitty Galore"
"Clash of the Titans"
"The Last Airbender"
"The Nutcracker in 3-D"
"Saw 3D"

Worst Screen Couple or Ensemble
Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler, "The Bounty Hunter"
Josh Brolin's Face and Megan Fox's Accent, "Jonah Hex"
The Entire Cast of "The Last Airbender"
The Entire Cast of "Sex and the City 2"
The Entire Cast of "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"

Worst Director
Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, "Vampires Suck"
Michael Patrick King, "Sex and the City 2"
M Night Shyamalan, "The Last Airbender"
David Slade, "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
Sylvester Stallone, "The Expendables"

Worst Screenplay
M Night Shyamalan, "The Last Airbender"
John Hamburg and Larry Stuckey, "Little Fockers"
Michael Patrick King, "Sex and the City 2"
Melissa Rosenberg, "Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, "Vampires Suck"

Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel
"Clash Of The Titans"
"The Last Airbender"
"Sex and the City 2"
"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
"Vampires Suck"

The 31st annual edition of these awards take place on Feb. 26 -- the night before the Oscars -- at at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre in Hollywood.

Razzies worst led by 'Last Airbender' and 'Twilight: Eclipse'
Jan 24 2011

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