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'The King's Speech' Leads The 2011 Golden Globes With 7 Nominations

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist December 14, 2010 at 2:02AM

'The Social Network' & 'The Fighter' Right Behind With 6 Noms A PieceThe nominations for the 2011 Golden Globes have been announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and they pretty much betray the same populist and ill-informed thinking that usually seems to mark the People magazine-friendly awards.
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'The Social Network' & 'The Fighter' Right Behind With 6 Noms A Piece



The nominations for the 2011 Golden Globes have been announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and they pretty much betray the same populist and ill-informed thinking that usually seems to mark the People magazine-friendly awards.

"The King's Speech" leads the pack with seven nominations, placing in almost every major category, with "The Fighter" and "The Social Network" following close behind with six nominations each. Somehow, Johnny Depp got nominated twice in the Best Actor In A Motion Picture (Musical Or Comedy) for his turns in the equally terrible films "Alice In Wonderland" and "The Tourist." And in a category that should be near-identically reflected when the Razzie noms are announced, Best Motion Picture -- Musical or Comedy features "Alice in Wonderland," "Burlesque," "The Kids Are All Right" (obvs the single film worthy of note here), "Red" and "The Tourist."

Anyway, no big surprises here and the Golden Globes' tendency to place star power first is in clear evidence. Noms after the jump.

Best Picture - Drama
"Black Swan"
"The Fighter"
"Inception"
"The King's Speech"
"The Social Network"

Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
"Alice in Wonderland"
"Burlesque"
"The Kids are Alright"
"Red"
"The Tourist"

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Jesse Eisenberg, “The Social Network”
Colin Firth, “The King’s Speech”
James Franco, “127 Hours”
Ryan Gosling, “Blue Valentine”
Mark Wahlberg, “The Fighter”

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Halle Berry, "Frankie and Alice"
Nicole Kidman, "The Rabbit Hole"
Jennifer Lawrence, "Winter's Bone"
Natalie Portman, "Black Swan"
Michelle Williams, "Blue Valentine"

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Johnny Depp, "Alice in Wonderland"
Johnny Depp, "The Tourist"
Paul Giamatti, "Barney's Version"
Jake Gyllenhaal, "Love and Other Drugs"
Kevin Spacey, "Casino Jack"

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Anette Benning, "The Kids Are Alright"
Anne Hathaway, "Love and Other Drugs"
Angelina Jolie, "The Tourist"
Emma Stone, "Easy A"
Julianne Moore, "The Kids Are Alright"

Best Supporting Actor
Amy Adams, "The Fighter"
Helena Bonham Carter, "The King's Speech"
Mila Kunis, "Black Swan"
Melissa Leo, "The Fighter"
Jacki Weaver, "Animal Kingdom"

Best Supporting Actress
Christian Bale, "The Fighter"
Michael Douglas, "Wall Street 2"
Andrew Garfield, "The Social Network"
Jeremy Renner, "The Town"
Geoffrey Rush, "The King's Speech"

Best Director
Darren Aronofsky, "Black Swan"
David Fincher, "The Social Network"
Tom Hooper, "The King's Speech"
Christopher Nolan, "Inception"
David O. Russell, "The Fighter"

Best Screenplay
Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, "127 Hours"
"Lisa Cholodenko, "The Kids are Alright"
Christopher Nolan, "Inception"
David Sieber, "The King's Speech"
Aaron Sorkin, "The Social Network"

Best Animated Feature
"Despicable Me"
"Dragon"
"The Illusionist"
"Tangled"
"Toy Story 3"

Best Foreign Language Film
Biutiful
The Concert
The Edge
I Am Love
In a Better World

Best Original Song
"Bound to You," "Burlesque"
"Coming Home," "Country Song"
"I See the Light," "Tangled"
"There's a Place For Us," "Dawn Treader"
"You Haven't Seen the Last of Me," "Burlesque"

Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat, "The King's Speech"
Danny Elfman, "Alice in Wonderland"
AR Rahman, "127 Hours"
Hans Zimmer, ""Inception"
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, "The Social Network"

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