Tuesday, January 25, 2011


This morning, Tuesday January 25th, the official nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards are to be announced live. The 2011 Oscar presentation will take place Sunday, February 27, 2011, hosted by none other than two of the year’s most prolific young stars in James Franco and Anne Hathaway.

This year’s presenters will be headlined by Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Marisa Tomei and Oprah Winfrey - Here’s the nomination livestream and the full list of nominees:

Best Picture
Black Swan
The Fighter
The Kids Are All Right
The King's Speech
127 Hours
The Social Network
Toy Story 3
True Grit
Winter's Bone

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

Best Direction
Darren Aronofsky for “Black Swan”
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen for “True Grit”
David Fincher for “The Social Network”
Tom Hooper for “The King’s Speech”
David O. Russell for “The Fighter”

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

Animated Feature
“How to Train Your Dragon”
“The Illusionist”
“Toy Story 3″

But perhaps the most shocking was the fact that Davis Guggenheim's Waiting for Superman, a documentary about the failure of America's public schools, was nowhere to be seen in the list of nominees.

Watch live streaming video from academyawards at livestream.com

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