‘True Grit’ second with 10 noms; ‘Social Network,’ ‘Inception’ each get 8; Christopher Nolan locked out
"The King's Speech" topped the Oscar lists Tuesday morning with 12 nominations, followed by "True Grit," with 10.
"Social Network" and "Inception" tied for 8 … but the big shocker was "Inception" director Christopher Nolan was ignored.
In the acting races, Javier Bardem scored a surprise nomination for "Biutiful," while John Hawkes was honored for "Winter's Bone" with a Supporting Actor nomination.
Overall, "The King's Speech" came out of the morning with its momentum intact after Sunday night's win at the Producers Guild Awards. "True Grit" also did better than expected, while "Inception" showed strength mostly in the technical categories. "The Social Network," considered the favorite for much of the awards season, had a respectable showing but did not bolster its case as a likely winner.
This marks the second consecutive year that the Academy has nominated 10 films for Best Picture after more than 60 years with a field of five.
The 83rd Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 27, at the Kodak Theater in the Hollywood and Highland Center, and will air on ABC. Anne Hathaway and James Franco will host the show.
Following is the full list of nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards, to be held Feb. 27.
BEST MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEAR
ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM OF THE YEAR
ACHIEVEMENT IN ART DIRECTION
ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
ACHIEVEMENT IN FILM EDITING
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR
ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM
ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING
ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING
ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS
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“The King's Speech” (The Weinstein Company) Screenplay by David Seidler
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