83rd annual Academy Awards

‘Social Network,’ ‘King’s Speech,’ ‘True Grit’ Lead Oscar Nominations

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When the nominees for the 83rd annual Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday morning (January 25), “The King’s Speech” came out on top with a field-leading 12 nominations. The critically acclaimed story of Queen Elizabeth II’s stuttering father was trailed by the remake of the western “True Grit,” which locked up 10 nods, followed by “The Social Network”and “Inception,” which each racked up eight nominations.

In one of the most lauded performances of the year, Natalie Portman lead the roster of Best Actress nominees for her role as a conflicted ballerina in “Black Swan,” in a category in which she’ll face off against Annette Benning (“The Kids are All Right”), Nicole Kidman (“Rabbit Hole”), Jennifer Lawrence (“Winter’s Bone”) and Michelle Williams (“Blue Valentine”). In all, the thriller “Swan” received five nominations. Read More>>

Source: MTV News