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Friday, January 14, 2011

The Critics Choice Awards 2011 | The Big Winners

January 15, 2011
Posted By - Emma Venezie
Source Credits Critics' Choice Awards 2011 Winners By Andrea Reiher


The 16th annual Critics' Choice Awards were held on Friday, January 14, 2011. The leader of the nominees was Black Swan with 12 nominations, but True Grit and The King's Speech weren't far behind with 11 nominations each. But did they live up to their number of nominations?

Here is the list of the nominees and winners:

Best Picture

127 Hours
Black Swan
The Fighter
The King's Speech
The Social Network
The Town
Toy Story 3
True Grit
Winter's Bone

Best Actor
Jeff Bridges, True Grit
Robert Duvall, Get Low
Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Colin Firth, The King's Speech
James Franco, 127 Hours
Ryan Gosling, Blue Valentine

Best Actress
Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right
Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone
Natalie Portman, Black Swan
Noomi Rapace, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine
Source: philtalks.com
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale, The Fighter
Andrew Garfield, The Social Network
Jeremy Renner, The Town
Sam Rockwell, Conviction
Mark Ruffalo, The Kids Are All Right
Geoffrey Rush, The King's Speech

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, The Fighter
Mila Kunis, Black Swan
Melissa Leo, The Fighter
Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit
Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Best Young Actor/Actress

Elle Fanning, Somewhere
Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone
Chloe Grace Moretz, Let Me In
Chloe Grace Moretz, Kick-Ass
Kodi Smit-McPhee, Let Me In
Hailee Steinfeld. True Grit

True Grit, Source: movieswithabe.com
Best Acting Ensemble
The Fighter
The Kids Are All Right
The King's Speech
The Social Network

The Town

Best Director
Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan
Danny Boyle, 127 Hours
Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, True Grit
David Fincher, The Social Network
Tom Hooper, The King's Speech
Christopher Nolan, Inception

Best Original Screenplay 
Another Year, Mike Leigh 
Black Swan, Mark Heyman and Andres Heinz and John McLaughlin 
The Fighter, Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson (Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson) 
Inception, Christopher Nolan 
The Kids Are All Right,  Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg 
The King's Speech, David Seidler

Source: moviesbase.net
Best Adapted Screenplay
127 Hours, Simon Beaufoy and Danny Boyle 
The Social Network, Aaron Sorkin 
The Town, Peter Craig and Ben Affleck & Aaron Stockard 
Toy Story 3, Michael Arndt (Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich) 
True Grit, Joel Coen & Ethan Coen 
Winter's Bone, Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini

Best Cinematography 
127 Hours, Anthony Dod Mantle and Enrique Chediak 
Black Swan, Matthew Libatique 
Inception, Wally Pfister 
The King's Speech, Danny Cohen 
True Grit, Roger Deakins

Best Art Direction 
Alice in Wonderland, Robert Stromberg and Karen O’Hara 
Black Swan, Therese DePrez and Tora Peterson 
Inception, Guy Hendrix Dyas and Larry Dias & Doug Mowat 
The King's Speech, Eve Stewart and Judy Farr 
True Grit, Jess Gonchor and Nancy Haigh

Best Editing 
127 Hours, Jon Harris 
Black Swan, Andrew Weisblum 
Inception, Lee Smith 
The Social Network, Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter

Best Costume Design 
Alice in Wonderland, Colleen Atwood 
Black Swan, Amy Westcott, Kate Mulleavy and Laura Mulleavy 
The King's Speech, Jenny Beavan 
True Grit, Mary Zophres

Best Makeup
Alice in Wonderland
Black Swan
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
True Grit

Best Visual Effects
Alice in Wonderland
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
Tron: Legacy

Best Sound
127 Hours
Black Swan
The Social Network
Toy Story 3

Best Animated Feature
Despicable Me
How to Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
Toy Story 3

Best Action Movie
The Town

Best Comedy
Date Night
Easy A
Get Him to the Greek
I Love You Phillip Morris
The Other Guys

Best Picture Made For Television
The Pacific
Temple Grandin
You Don't Know Jack

Best Foreign Language Film
I Am Love
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Best Documentary Feature
Exit Through the Gift Shop
Inside Job
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
The Tillman Story
Waiting for Superman

Best Song
"I See the Light" performed by Mandy Moore & Zachary Levi/written by Alan Menken & Glenn Slater, Tangled
"If I Rise" performed by Dido and A.R. Rahman/music by A.R. Rahman/lyrics by Dido Armstrong and Rollo Armstrong, 127 Hours
"Shine" performed and written by John Legend, Waiting for Superman
"We Belong Together" performed and written by Randy Newman, Toy Story 3
"You Haven't Seen the Last of Me Yet" performed by Cher/written by Diane Warren, Burlesque

Best Score 
Black Swan, Clint Mansell 
Inception, Hans Zimmer 
The King's Speech, Alexandre Desplat 
The Social Network, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross 
True Grit, Carter Burwell

Source: israbox.com

The Critics' Choice Awards is essentially the commencement of the awards season, giving us a taste of what's to come at The Academy Awards.

The Social Network took home the coveted Best Picture, with Inception and The Fighter also winning big. So what do you think this means for The Academy Awards? The next award show coming up on Sunday, January 16 is The Golden Globes. Stay tuned...

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