Tue, 25 January 2011 10:13:00 ET
Natalies's psychological thriller 'Black Swan' collects five nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards, while 'The King's Speech' leads the pack with 12 and 'True Grit' follows with 10.
has continued to collect major awards recognition for her portrayal of ballet dancer Nina Sayers in "Black Swan
". Fresh off her win at this year's Golden Globes, the 29-year-old actress was unraveled to be a nominee for Best Actress at this year's Academy Awards on Tuesday morning, January 25.
This is the second time the Hollywood beauty, who is expecting her first child with fiance Benjamin Millepied, received an Oscar nomination. Back in 2005, she got a Best Supporting Actress nod for her role as Alice Ayres in 2004 drama film "Closer
", but lost to "The Aviator
" star Cate Blanchett
While Natalie landed her second nomination, "Black Swan" helmer Darren Aronofsky was given his first ever Oscar nomination for Best Director. The psychological thriller itself is listed among the contenders of Best Film that include "The King's Speech
", "The Kids Are All Right
" and "The Social Network
". It also vies for Best Cinematography and Best Film Editing.
This year's leader of the pack, in the meantime, went to "The King's Speech". In addition to Best Film, the historical drama revolving around King George VI grabbed 11 other nominations, three of which came from the acting categories. Leading man Colin Firth
is to compete for Best Actor, and co-stars Geoffrey Rush
and Helena Bonham Carter
landed Best Supporting Actor and Actress.
Hot on the heels of "The King's Speech" was "True Grit
" with 10 nominations. "Inception
" and "The Social Network" took 8 each, followed by "The Fighter
" and "127 Hours
" with 6. Meanwhile, "Winter's Bone
" and "Toy Story 3
" settled for five, and "The Kids Are All Right" nabbed 4.
The nominations were announced by Academy President Tom Sherak and last year's Best Supporting Actress winner, Mo'Nique
, at Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Los Angeles. Honoring the best in film of 2010, the 83rd Academy Awards itself will take place on February 27 and will be aired live from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California on ABC.
and Anne Hathaway
will serve as co-hosts. Past winners Halle Berry
, Jeff Bridges
and Sandra Bullock
as well as past nominees Marisa Tomei
and Oprah Winfrey
are among the presenters set for the ceremony.
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Achievement in Directing
Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
Best Animated Feature Film of the Year
Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary Short Subject
- "127 Hours", Screenplay by Danny Boyle & 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 & Ethan Coen
- "Winter's Bone", Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini
Best Short Film (Animated)
- "Killing in the Name"
- "Poster Girl"
- "Strangers No More"
- "Sun Come Up"
- "The Warriors of Qiugang"
Best Short Film (Live Action)
- "Day & Night"
- "The Gruffalo"
- "Let's Pollute"
- "The Lost Thing"
- "Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)"
Achievement in Art Direction
Achievement in Cinematography
Achievement in Costume Design
Achievement in Makeup
- "The Confession"
- "The Crush"
- "God of Love"
- "Na Wewe"
- "Wish 143"
Achievement in Film Editing
Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song)
- "Barney's Version", Adrien Morot
- "The Way Back", Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng
- "The Wolfman",
Rick Baker and Dave Elsey
Achievement in Sound Editing
Achievement in Sound Mixing
- "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
Achievement in Visual Effects
- "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
- "Alice in Wonderland", Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Carey Villegas and Sean Phillips
- "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I", 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
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