83rd Annual Academy Award nominees announced

side_oscarThe 83rd Annual Academy Award nominees were announced this morning at 8:30AM EST.  They nominee selections were broadcast over LiveStream and available for anyone to watch on various different websites.  The pre-show and post-show were hosted by Chris Harrison and Dave Karger.  Harrison is the host of televisions “The Bachelor” while Karger is a senior writer for Entertainment Weekly.  The actual announcement of nominees was handled by the Academy president Tom Sherak and last years Best Supporting Actress, Mo’Nique.  Below are your 2011 Academy Award nominees..

Nominees for Best Actor in a Leading Role:
Javier Bardem, Biutiful
Jeff Bridges, True Grit
Jessie Eisenberg, The Social Network
James Franco, 127 Hours
Colin Firth, The King’s Speech

Nominees for Best Actor in a Supporting Role:
Christian Bale, The Fighter
Andrew Garfield, The Social Network
Jeremy Renner, The Town
Mark Ruffalo, The Kids are Alright
Geoffrey Rush, The King’s Speech

Nominees for Best Actress in a Leading Role:
Annette Benning, The Kids are Alright
Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone
Natalie Portman, Black Swan
Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine

Nominees for Best Actress in a Supporting Role:
Amy Adams, The Fighter
Helen Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech
Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit
Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom
Melissa Leo, The Fighter

Nominees for Best Picture:
Black Swan
The Fighter
The Kids are Alright
The Kings Speech
127 Hours
The Social Network
Toy Story 3
True Grit
Winter’s Bone

For the rest of the nominees, click here.

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