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The Oscar nominations are in!

The Oscar nominations are in!
January 25, 2011 JEREMY FEIST

So the nominees for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards (February 27th) are in, and surprise! It’s pretty much the exact same list from the Golden Globes, minus all the television categories. Or any of the films from the Best Musical or Comedy categories.

BEST MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEAR
Black Swan
The Fighter
Inception
The Kids are All Right
The King’s Speech
The Social Network
The Town
Toy Story 3
True Grit
Winter’s Bone

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

BEST DIRECTOR
Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan
The Coen Brothers, True Grit
David Fincher, The Social Network
Tom Hooper, The King’s Speech
David O. Russell, The Fighter

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
How To Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
Toy Story 3

There are about fifty bajillion other technical categories, but to be honest with you all, coding it all so that it looks all pretty is killing me here. Ever type a word so many times that it completely loses all meaning to you? The word Strong has lost all meaning to me. Anyway, you can click the link on top to check out all the techie awards because techies work hard, dammit. They work hard.