Natalie Portman, James Franco and The Social Network get Academy Award nomiations
Posted by: Kristy Sturdivant
It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for…the nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards. It’s been a long time coming and this year looks to be a good race. We’ve given you the rundown of who have been nominated or won the Golden Globes, the Broadcast Film Critics Association, The Writer’s Guild and even the Razzies (don’t expect to see any of those on this particular list). Today we get to the big leagues, but you know what? Not very many surprises are in store here.
Not surprisingly THE SOCIAL NETWORK is the favorite in the Best Picture category which also includes: BLACK SWAN, THE FIGHTER, INCEPTION, THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT, THE KING’S SPEECH, 127 HOURS, TOY STORY 3, TRUE GRIT and WINTER’S BONE. Natalie Portman is of course up for Best Actress as is Annette Bening, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lawrence and Michelle Williams. Best Actor includes Colin Firth, Javier Bardem, Jeff Bridges, Jesse Eisenberg and James Franco. Click here for a complete list of the 2010 Academy Award nominees.
Make sure you watch it live on February 27, 2011 on ABC.