Night at the Oscars

February 27, 2011

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Oscars Night!

Well, it’s that time of year again – the Oscars. As Hollywood’s highest honor, the stars will be out tonight for what is usually the world’s worst kept secrets. In most cases, we already know who is going to win before the golden statues are passed out. Our prediction is that the biggest possible upset may come in the Best Picture category. We believe this will go to the King’s Speech but the Social Network may have a slim shot at pulling the upset. Other than that, expect Natalie Portman, Colin Firth, Christian Bale, and a few lucky others to add Oscar winner to their moniker.

We are interested to see how Anne Hathaway and James Franco will fair as hosts for the award show.  We were pleasantly surprised to see that they seemed to work well together in the commercials for the upcoming broadcast and even have a little bit of chemistry.

Below is the list of the main nominees and the corresponding categories. But more importantly, what movies do you think got missed? What are some of your honorable mentions? Let us know!

Best Motion Picture of the Year
Black Swan
The Fighter
Inception
The Kids are All Right
The King’s Speech
The Social Network
127 Hours
Toy Story 3
True Grit
Winter’s Bone

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Annette Bening (The Kids are All Right)
Nicole Kidman (Rabbit Hole)
Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone)
Natalie Portman (Black Swan)
Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine)

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Javier Bardem (Biutiful)
Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network)
Colin Firth (The King’s Speech)
James Franco (127 Hours)
Jeff Bridges (True Grit)

Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale (The Fighter)
John Hawkes (Winter’s Bone)
Jeremy Renner (The Town)
Mark Ruffalo (The Kids are All Right)
Geoffrey Rush (The King’s Speech)

Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams (The Fighter)
Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech)
Melissa Leo (The Fighter)
Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit)
Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom)

2 Responses to “Night at the Oscars”

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    The Kings Speach was fantastic! Colin definately deserved the Academy award!

  2. SEO Atlanta says:

    The Kings Speach was fantastic! Colin definately deserved the Academy award!

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