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83rd Annual Academy Awards Nominations and some Disappointments



Lately the most waited nomination list for 83rd Annual Academy award had finally hit the web. Great names and titles did made it to the final list and I believe we will be having a lot of good ones this year. Here is the list:

Best Picture
  • "Black Swan," Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott Franklin, Producers
  • "The Fighter" David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Mark Wahlberg, Producers
  • "Inception," Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers
  • "The Kids Are All Right," Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte and Celine Rattray, Producers
  • "The King's Speech," Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers
  • "127 Hours," Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and John Smithson, Producers
  • "The Social Network," Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca and Ceán, Producers
  • "Toy Story 3" Darla K. Anderson, Producer
  • "True Grit" Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers
  • "Winter's Bone" Anne Rosellini and Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Producers



Actor in a Leading Role
  • 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"



Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Christian Bale in "The Fighter"
  • John Hawkes in "Winter's Bone"
  • Jeremy Renner in "The Town"
  • Mark Ruffalo in "The Kids Are All Right"
  • Geoffrey Rush in "The King's Speech"



Actress in a Leading Role
  • Annette Bening in "The Kids Are All Right"
  • Nicole Kidman in "Rabbit Hole"
  • Jennifer Lawrence in "Winter's Bone"
  • Natalie Portman in "Black Swan"
  • Michelle Williams in "Blue Valentine"



Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Amy Adams in "The Fighter"
  • Helena Bonham Carter in "The King's Speech"
  • Melissa Leo in "The Fighter"
  • Hailee Steinfeld in "True Grit"
  • Jacki Weaver in "Animal Kingdom"


Animated Feature Film
  • "How to Train Your Dragon" Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
  • "The Illusionist" Sylvain Chomet
  • "Toy Story 3" Lee Unkrich


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


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


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


Directing
  • "Black Swan," Darren Aronofsky
  • "The Fighter," David O. Russell
  • "The King's Speech," Tom Hooper
  • "The Social Network," David Fincher
  • "True Grit," Joel Coen and Ethan Coen


Documentary (Feature)
  • "Exit through the Gift Shop," Banksy and Jaimie D'Cruz
  • "Gasland," Josh Fox and Trish Adlesic
  • "Inside Job," Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs
  • "Restrepo," Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger
  • "Waste Land," Lucy Walker and Angus Aynsley


Documentary (Short Subject)
  • "Killing in the Name"
  • "Poster Girl"
  • "Strangers No More"
  • "Sun Come Up"
  • "The Warriors of Qiugang"


Film Editing
  • "Black Swan"
  • "The Fighter"
  • "The King's Speech"
  • "127 Hours"
  • "The Social Network"


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


Makeup
  • "Barney's Version," Adrien Morot
  • "The Way Back," Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng
  • "The Wolfman," Rick Baker and Dave Elsey


Music (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


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


Short Film (Animated)
  • "Day and Night," Teddy Newton
  • "The Gruffalo," Jakob Schuh and Max Lang
  • "Let's Pollute," Geefwee Boedoe
  • "The Lost Thing," Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann
  • "Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)" Bastien Dubois


Short Film (Live Action)
  • "The Confession," Tanel Toom
  • "The Crush," Michael Creagh
  • "God of Love," Luke Matheny
  • "Na Wewe," Ivan Goldschmidt
  • "Wish 143," Ian Barnes and Samantha Waite


Sound Editing
  • "Inception," Richard King
  • "Toy Story 3," Tom Myers and Michael Silvers
  • "Tron: Legacy," Gwendolyn Yates Whittle and Addison Teague
  • "True Grit," Skip Lievsay and Craig Berkey
  • "Unstoppable," Mark P. Stoeckinger


Sound Mixing
  • "Inception," Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick
  • "The King's Speech," Paul Hamblin, Martin Jensen and John Midgley
  • "Salt," Jeffrey J. Haboush, Greg P. Russell, Scott Millan and William Sarokin
  • "The Social Network," Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick and Mark Weingarten
  • "True Grit," Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff and Peter F. Kurland



Visual Effects
  • "Alice in Wonderland," Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Carey Villegas and Sean Phillips
  • "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1," Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and Nicolas Aithadi
  • "Hereafter," Michael Owens, Bryan Grill, Stephan Trojanski and Joe Farrell
  • "Inception," Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb
  • "Iron Man 2," Janek Sirrs, Ben Snow, Ged Wright and Daniel Sudick


Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
  • "127 Hours," Screenplay by Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy
  • "The Social Network," Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
  • "Toy Story 3," Screenplay by Michael Arndt; Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
  • "True Grit," Written for the screen by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
  • "Winter's Bone," Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini


Writing (Original Screenplay)
  • "Another Year," Written by Mike Leigh
  • "The Fighter," Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson; Story by Keith Dorrington and Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson
  • "Inception," Written by Christopher Nolan
  • "The Kids Are All Right," Written by Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg
  • "The King's Speech," Screenplay by David Seidler

But as a disappointment I have three bets that didn't make it to the nomination.  On the Actor for a supporting role category, I'm really looking forward for Andrew Garfield to be nominated.  His performance in the Social Network is magnificent and even considered as the heart of the film.  If Jesse Eisenberg is nominated then Garfield should also be on that list.  Another one that is a big bummer is Nolan being the director of Inception, which is primarily one of the best film of 2010 is also not nominated.  And finally in the Visual Effects category, Tron Legacy also didn't make it to the final cut.


Though the three won't really make that big difference since everyone on the list are also quite good and probably they could even lose the race but that's beyond the point.   What really matters here is being nominated is already a big achievement to these people.  Being nominated is being recognized on the job you did well and in my opinion these three deserves to be on that list.

I'm looking forward to hear some explanations why these three are not included.  Very very disappointed right now.

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2 COMMENTS:

Hannah said...

They didn't nominate Tron's Score rin? wahh >.<

JORI said...

@hannah Yah. I dunno what's happening to the Academy!!!

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