Oscar Awards 2011 promises wonderful moments for movie lovers all over the world with the hottest shots in film industry in the previous year. The Academy Awards will take place on Oscar Awards 2011 live stream on February 27, 2011 at the historic Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Below is the list of top 10 nominees for best picture in 2011 and guess which will receive the highest honor in the film making.
"The Social Network"
For months, it is expected that "The Social Network" is the number one for Best Picture in Oscar 2011, especially when the movie has got four Golden Globes in January. However, the crown may be dethroned as "The King\'s Speech" has already succeeded in winning big prizes from the Directors Guild, Producers Guild, and Screen Actors Guild of America. Besides, there are others heavyweights such as "Black Swan", "The Kids Are All Right", and "True Grit".
A shot in "The Social Network"
"The King\'s Speech"
Received most nominations in 12 categories, "The King\'s Speech" now is reviewed to be one of the two most potential for Best Picture. Especially, Colin Firth, main actor, has ever a big chance to be Actor in a leading role.
"The King\'s Speech", product of a British historical drama film, was directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler.
"Black Swan" was emphasized as one of must-see movies for the rest of this year after it released the impressive shots in a gorgeous and spellbinding trailer. Tchaikovsky’s famed Swan Lake, explored by director Darren Aronofsky; Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis, draws more attention when starring as young ballet dancers.
The beautiful actress, Natalie Portman, is considered as the most potential nominee for Best Actress.
"The Kids Are All Right"
This is the only comedy in top 10 best picture nominations. Directed by Lisa Cholodenko, "The Kids Are All Right" starred successfully famous names including Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo, and Julianne Moore.
Entertainment Weekly calls the movie "funny, smart and sexy".
Welcomed in the previous summer, "Inception" was ranked as the forth in top 10 list of highest revenue film. Director Christopher Nolan amazed audience by his incredible creativeness again. In his world, people can share their ideas through dreams.
Whether Nolan will touch Oscar prize in 2011 is still a question.
Portraying two famous pugilists, "The Fighter" is expected to be a “new star” of 2011 Academy Awards. Last year, the movie was valued thanks to its content and the best cast.
"The Fighter"’s heavyweight opponent is "The King’s Speech".
Despite its poor track record, "True Grit" has 10 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, and is noted to gain something at the Awards.
"True Grit" is said to be the most successful Western since "Dances With Wolves" and "Unforgiven".
As the latest movie of Danny Boyle, "127 Hours" was a real story about an extraordinary survival story of Aron Ralston. Though the scene was quite poor, millions of film watchers are appealed in the fist the public performance late December.
An arrogant mountain climber and his unforgettable trip through Utah canyon country.
"Toy Story 3"
"Toy Story 3" is the most successful animated film in history, and was dubbed as “11th wonder” of Pixar. Its revenue exceeded any worldwide with more than $1bn USD.
The animation is so close to the best film of the year.
"Winter’s Bone", which earned Sundance honors, successfully immerses itself in the subtle nuances of life in remote areas. With the lowest production cost ($2million USD) in top 10 best pictures, Winter’s Bone was a big surprise with 4 nominations.
On February 27, the name of Best Picture will be officially announced.
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