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The Broadcast Film Critics Association Fetes 'Black Swan' With A Record Twelve Nominations

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist December 13, 2010 at 3:26AM

Here's why awards prognostication is total crapshoot. This past weekend, The Los Angeles Film Critics Association, the New York Film Critics Online and the Boston Society Of Film Critics all collectively creamed over David Fincher's "The Social Network" and of course, pundits used that as evidence that the film is going all the way at Oscar time. Well, until this morning, that is, when the The Broadcast Film Critics Association bestowed a record-breaking twelve nominations on the ballet world psycho-sexual thriller "Black Swan."
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Here's why awards prognostication is total crapshoot. This past weekend, The Los Angeles Film Critics Association, the New York Film Critics Online and the Boston Society Of Film Critics all collectively creamed over David Fincher's "The Social Network" and of course, pundits used that as evidence that the film is going all the way at Oscar time. Well, until this morning, that is, when the The Broadcast Film Critics Association bestowed a record-breaking twelve nominations on the ballet world psycho-sexual thriller "Black Swan."

The film will be up for awards in pretty much every major category including Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup, Best Sound and Best Score. But lest Team "The Social Network" begin to worry, that film walked away with nine nods, but still trails behind "True Grit" and "The King's Speech" (11 noms each) and "Inception" (10 noms).

The winners will be announced at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 9:00 PM Eastern. Check out the full list of nominees after the jump. [IndieWire]

BEST PICTURE
127 Hours
Black Swan
The Fighter
Inception
The King’s Speech
The Social Network
The Town
Toy Story 3
True Grit
Winter’s Bone

BEST ACTOR
Jeff Bridges - “True Grit”
Robert Duvall - “Get Low”
Jesse Eisenberg - “The Social Network”
Colin Firth - “The King’s Speech”
James Franco - “127 Hours”
Ryan Gosling - “Blue Valentine”

BEST ACTRESS
Annette Bening - “The Kids Are All Right”
Nicole Kidman - “Rabbit Hole”
Jennifer Lawrence - “Winter’s Bone”
Natalie Portman - “Black Swan”
Noomi Rapace - “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”
Michelle Williams - “Blue Valentine”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Christian Bale - “The Fighter”
Andrew Garfield - “The Social Network”
Jeremy Renner - “The Town”
Sam Rockwell - “Conviction”
Mark Ruffalo - “The Kids Are All Right”
Geoffrey Rush - “The King’s Speech”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Amy Adams - “The Fighter”
Helena Bonham Carter - “The King’s Speech”
Mila Kunis - “Black Swan”
Melissa Leo - “The Fighter”
Hailee Steinfeld - “True Grit”
Jacki Weaver - “Animal Kingdom”

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS
Elle Fanning - “Somewhere”
Jennifer Lawrence - “Winter’s Bone”
Chloe Grace Moretz - “Let Me In”
Chloe Grace Moretz - “Kick-Ass”
Kodi Smit-McPhee - “Let Me In”
Hailee Steinfeld - “True Grit”

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE
The Fighter
The Kids Are All Right
The King’s Speech
The Social Network
The Town

BEST DIRECTOR
Darren Aronofsky - “Black Swan”
Danny Boyle - “127 Hours”
Joel Coen & Ethan Coen - “True Grit”
David Fincher - “The Social Network”
Tom Hooper - “The King’s Speech”
Christopher Nolan - “Inception”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Another Year - Mike Leigh
Black Swan - Mark Heyman and Andres Heinz and John McLaughlin
The Fighter - Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson (Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson)
Inception - Christopher Nolan
The Kids Are All Right - Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg
The King’s Speech - David Seidler

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
127 Hours - Simon Beaufoy and Danny Boyle
The Social Network - Aaron Sorkin
The Town - Ben Affleck, Peter Craig and Sheldon Turner
Toy Story 3 - Michael Arndt (Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich)
True Grit - Joel & Ethan Coen
Winter’s Bone - Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
127 Hours - Anthony Dod Mantle
Black Swan - Matthew Libatique
Inception - Wally Pfister
The King’s Speech - Danny Cohen
True Grit - Roger Deakins

BEST ART DIRECTION
Alice in Wonderland - Stefan Dechant
Black Swan - Therese DePrez and Tora Peterson
Inception - Guy Hendrix Dyas
The King’s Speech - Netty Chapman
True Grit - Jess Gonchor and Nancy Haigh

BEST EDITING
127 Hours - Jon Harris
Black Swan - Andrew Weisblum
Inception - Lee Smith
The Social Network - Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Alice in Wonderland - Colleen Atwood
Black Swan - Amy Westcott
The King’s Speech - Jenny Beavan
True Grit - Mary Zophres

BEST MAKEUP
Alice in Wonderland
Black Swan
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
True Grit

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Alice in Wonderland
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
Inception
Tron: Legacy

BEST SOUND
127 Hours
Black Swan
Inception
The Social Network
Toy Story 3

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Despicable Me
How to Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
Tangled
Toy Story 3

BEST ACTION MOVIE
Inception
Kick-Ass
Red
The Town
Unstoppable

BEST COMEDY
Cyrus
Date Night
Easy A
Get Him to the Greek
I Love You Phillip Morris
The Other Guys

BEST PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
The Pacific
Temple Grandin
You Don’t Know Jack

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Biutiful
I Am Love
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Exit Through the Gift Shop
Inside Job
Restrepo
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
The Tillman Story
Waiting for Superman

BEST SONG
“I See the Light” - performed by Mandy Moore & Zachary Levi/written by Alan Menken & Glenn Slater - Tangled
“If I Rise” - performed by Dido and A.R. Rahman/music by A.R. Rahman/lyrics by Dido Armstrong and Rollo Armstrong - 127 Hours
“Shine” - performed and written by John Legend - Waiting for Superman
“We Belong Together” - performed and written by Randy Newman - Toy Story 3
“You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me Yet” - performed by Cher/written by Diane Warren - Burlesque

BEST SCORE
“Black Swan” - Clint Mansell
“Inception” - Hans Zimmer
“The King’s Speech” - Alexandre Desplat
“The Social Network” - Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
“True Grit” - Carter Burwell

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