2011 Oscar Nominations

Today, the nominees for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards were announced.

Here are some of the more popular categories and nominees:

Best Picture:
Black Swan. The Fighter. Inception. The Are All Right. The Kings Speech.
127 Hours. The Social Network. Toy Story 3. Winter’s Bone.

Best Director:
Darren Aronofsky – Black Swan. David O. Russell – The Fighter. Tom Hooper – The King’s Speech. David Fincher – The Social Network. Joel & Ethan Coen – True Grit.

Best Actor:
Javier Bardem – Biutiful. Jeff Bridges – True Grit.
Jesse Eisenberg – The Social Network. Colin Firth – The King’s Speech.

Best Actress:
Annette Benning – The Kids Are All Right. Nicole Kidman – Rabbit Hole. Jennifer Lawrence – Winter’s Bone. Natalie Portman – Black Swan. Michelle Williams – Blue Valentine.

Best Supporting Actor:
Christian Bale – The Fighter. John Hawkes – Winter’s Bone. Mark Ruffalo – The Kids Are All Right. Jeremy Renner – The Town. Geoffrey Rush – The King’s Speech.
Best Supporting Actress:
Amy Adams – The Fighter. Helena Bohnam Carter – The King’s Speech. Melissa Leo – The Fighter. Hailee Steinfield – True Grit. Jacki Weaver – Animal Kingdom.


Snubs:
Ok. Now, most of these movies I haven’t even seen yet. But there were a few people that should have been on one of these lists and were not.

Justin Timberlake – I’m biased. I know. I’ve loved J.Tizzle for the past 13 years, but he is so incredibly talented and he’s proven himself to be a fantastic actor over and over. Why was he not nominated for Best Supporting Actor?

Mila Kunis – No nomination? No Best Supporting Actress?

Mark Wahlberg – He’s the only person in the core cast of The Fighter not nominated!

Two of my favorite categories that aren’t as widely popular are:

Best Art Direction:
Alice in Wonderland. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 1 (Also nominated for Best Visual Effects! woop-woop). Inception. The King’s Speech. True Grit.

Best Costume Design:
Alice in Wonderland. I Am Love. The King’s Speech. The Tempest. True Grit.

In TV news:
Season 4 of The Jersey Shore will be shot in Italy… I’ll admit, I watch Jersey Shore. I don’t rush home or anything. I don’t feel a void or even notice if I miss an episode. But I definitely watch.

That being said, I hate that most Americans traveling abroad have no sense of tact or cultural respect most of the time, and the world’s citizens continue to see us as ridiculous.

So… I don’t particularly agree with sending 8 of our biggest jokes over seas. Obviously the episodes will be full of “fish-out-of-water fun”… But those Italians aren’t going to just overlook Snooki’s big-ass frog slippers. They’ll be insulted by a lack of consideration for anyone and everyone who has to look at them. Not to mention that these people can’t even function in American society… even when that American society is, indeed, in New Jersey.

OH! and one last thing before I wrap this baby up. I came across this article about new shampoos that work better than shampoos currently selling. It’s definitely worth a read! The T-Sfere Technology shampoos are made by a California company named Kronos, which I would try based on the company name alone! (Latin/Greek Nerd Alert!)

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3 comments

  1. btw i was just looking at ur pics at the bottom and ive just now noticed the absolute perfect pic that describes you…the pouring jack into the starbucks…fuck off lol genius

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