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Denver Film Critics Society Awards 2011: Nominations: THE KING’S SPEECH

Colin Firth, The King's Speech

The King’s Speech, Blue Valentine, and the other nominations for the 2011 Denver Film Critics Society Awards have been announced. The Denver Film Critics Society (DFCS) is “an organization of film critics based in Denver, Colorado…DFCS is dedicated to not only recognize excellence in cinema, but also promote Colorado within the industry. Representing all sectors in media, including print, radio, television and online outlets, DFCS provides a platform for national and international recognition for achievements in film through its presentation of its annual awards.” The winners will be announced on January 28, 2011. The full listing of the 2011 Denver Film Critics Society Awards is below.

Best Film:

Black Swan, directed by Darren Aronofsky
Blue Valentine, directed by Derek Cianfrance
The King’s Speech, directed by Tom Hooper
The Social Network, directed by David Fincher

Best Director:

Danny Boyle, 127 Hours
Joel & Ethan Coen, True Grit
David Fincher, The Social Network
Christopher Nolan, Inception

Best Actor:

Jeff Bridges, True Grit
Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Colin Firth, The King’s Speech
James Franco, 127 Hours

Best Actress:

Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone
Lesley Manville, Another Year
Natalie Portman, Black Swan
Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine

Best Supporting Actress:

Amy Adams, The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech
Melissa Leo, The Fighter
Jackie Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Best Supporting Actor:

Christian Bale, The Fighter
Matt Damon, True Grit
Jeremy Renner, The Town
Geoffrey Rush, The King’s Speech

Best Animated Film:

How to Train Your Dragon, directed by Dean DeBlois & Chris Sanders
The Illusionist, directed by Sylvain Chomet
Tangled, directed by Nathan Greno & Byron Howard
Toy Story 3, directed by Lee Unkrich

Best Screenplay (Original):

Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg, The Kids Are All Right
Nicole Holofcener, Please Give
Christopher Nolan, Inception
David Seidler, The King’s Speech

Best Screenplay (Adapted):

Ben Affleck, Peter Craig & Aaron Stockard, The Town
Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy, 127 Hours
Joel & Ethan Coen, True Grit
Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

Best Documentary:

Exit Through the Gift Shop, directed by Banksy
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, directed by Ricki Stern & Annie Sundberg
Restrepo, directed by Tim Hetherington & Sebastian Junger
Waiting for Superman, directed by Davis Guggenheim

Best Foreign Language Film:

Biutiful, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu
I Am Love, directed by Luca Guadagnino
Mother, directed by Joon-ho Bong
White Material, directed by Claire Denis

Best Original Song:

John Legend, Shine, Waiting For Superman
Chris Martin, Me and Tennessee, Country Strong
Randy Newman, We Belong Together, Toy Story 3
A.R. Rahman & Dido, If I Rise, 127 Hours

Best Original Score:

Carter Burwell, True Grit
Daft Punk, Tron: Legacy
Clint Mansell, Black Swan
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, The Social Network

Source: Denverfilmcritics

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