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Posted Tue, January 25, 2011 8:45am EDT

Oscar Nominations — 'The Social Network', 'King's Speech' & Natalie Portman Among 83rd Annual Academy Award Nominees!

The 83rd Academy Award nominations were announced bright and early Jan. 25 — take a look at who cleaned up!

It is that time once again — Oscar nominations are out! This award season has seen much love for The Social Network, Natalie Portman in Black Swan and Colin Firth‘s performance in The King’s Speech, but a few other actors and films managed to sneak in at the Oscars! Leading the pack however was The King’s Speech with a whooping 12 nominations!

Check out the nominees below!

Best Actor

  • Jeff Bridges, True Grit
  • Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
  • Colin Firth, The King’s Speech
  • James Franco, 127 Hours
  • Javier Bardem, Bituful

Best Actress

  • Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right
  • Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole
  • Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone
  • Natalie Portman, Black Swan
  • Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine

Best Supporting Actor

  • Christian Bale, The Fighter
  • Mark Ruffalo, The Kids Are All Right
  • John Hawkes, Winter’s Bone
  • Jeremy Renner, The Town
  • Geoffrey Rush, The King’s Speech

Best Supporting Actress

  • Amy Adams, The Fighter
  • Helena Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech
  • Melissa Leo, The Fighter
  • Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit
  • Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Best Picture

  • Black Swan
  • 127 Hours
  • The Fighter
  • Inception
  • The Kid’s Are All Right
  • The King’s Speech
  • Toy Story 3
  • True Grit
  • The Social Network
  • Winter’s Bone

Best Director

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

Best Original Screenplay

  • Another Year
  • The Fighter
  • Inception
  • The King’s Speech
  • The Kids Are All Right

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • 127 Hours
  • The Social Network
  • Toy Story 3
  • True Grit
  • Winter’s Bone

Best Foreign Film

  • Biutiful (Mexico)
  • Dogtooth (Greece)
  • Hors la Loi (Outside the Law) (Algeria)
  • Incendies (Canada)
  • In a Better World (Denmark)

Best Animated Film

  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • The Illusionist
  • Toy Story 3

Best Cinematography

  • Black Swan
  • Inception
  • The King’s Speech
  • The Social Network
  • True Grit

Sound Editing

  • Inception
  • Toy Story 3
  • Tron: Legacy
  • True Grit
  • Unstoppable

Art Direction

  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
  • Inception
  • The King’s Speech
  • True Grit

Documentary (Feature)

  • Exit through the Gift Shop
  • Gasland
  • Inside Job
  • Restrepo
  • Waste Land

Documentary (Short Subject)

  • Killing in the Name
  • Poster Girl
  • Strangers No More
  • Sun Come Up
  • The Warriors of Qiugang

Costume Design

  • Alice in Wonderland
  • I Am Love
  • The King’s Speech
  • The Tempest
  • True Grit

Film Editing

  • Black Swan, Andrew Weisblum
  • The Fighter, Pamela Martin
  • The King’s Speech, Tariq Anwar
  • 127 Hours, Jon Harris
  • The Social Network, Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter


  • 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 & 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

What do you think HollywoodLifers?

-Chris Spargo