Thursday, January 20, 2011

British Academy Film Awards 2011 nominees

The King's Speech leads the nominees for the British Academy Film Awards with 14 nominations.

On its heels are Black Swan with 12; Inception, 9; 127 Hours, 8; and True Grit, 8.

best film-

Black Swan
The King's Speech
The Social Network
True Grit

best British film-

Another Year
Four Lions
The King's Speech
Made in Dagenham
127 Hours

best director-

Darren Aronofsky for Black Swan
Danny Boyle for 127 Hours
David Fincher for The Social Network
Tom Hooper for The King's Speech
Christopher Nolan for Inception

best leading actor-

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

best leading actress-

Annette Bening in The Kids are All Right
Julianne Moore in The Kids are All Right
Natalie Portman in Black Swan
Noomi Rapace in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Hailee Steinfeld in True Grit

best supporting actor-

Christian Bale in The Fighter
Andrew Garfield in The Social Network
Pete Postlethwaite in The Town
Mark Ruffalo in The Kids are All Right
Geoffrey Rush in The King's Speech

best supporting actress-

Amy Adams in The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter in The King's Speech
Barbara Hershey in Black Swan
Lesley Manville in Another Year
Miranda Richardson in Made in Dagenham

best original screenplay-

Black Swan
The Fighter
The Kids are All Right
The King's Speech

best adapted screenplay-

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
127 Hours
The Social Network
Toy Story 3
True Grit

best film not in the English language-

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
I am Love
Of Gods and Men
The Secret in Their Eyes

best animated film-

Despicable Me
How to Train Your Dragon
Toy Story 3

Last year Firth won the best actor award for A Single Man.

Pete Postlethwaite is nominated best supporting actor for The Town.

The public will vote on the Rising Star Award. The nominees are Gemma Arterton, Andrew Garfield, Tom Hardy, Aaron Johnson and Emma Stone.

The awards will be presented at London's Royal Opera House on February 13.

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