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London Film Critics’ Circle Awards 2010: Nominations: THE KING’S SPEECH

Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, The King's Speech

The King’s Speech, The Social Network and the other nominations for the 2010 London Film Critics’ Circle Awards have been announced. The London Film Critics’ Circle is “an association for working British critics…[and] has more than 120 members drawn from publications and the broadcasting media throughout the United Kingdom.” The full listing of the 2010 London Film Critics’ Circle Awards nominations is below.

FILM OF THE YEAR
Black Swan (Fox)
The Kids Are All Right (Universal)
The King’s Speech (Momentum)
The Social Network (Sony)
Toy Story 3 (Disney)

THE ATTENBOROUGH AWARD: BRITISH FILM OF THE YEAR
127 Hours (Warner/Pathe)
The Arbor (Verve)
Another Year (Momentum)
The King’s Speech (Momentum)
Monsters (Vertigo)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR
Dogtooth (Verve)
I Am Love (Metrodome)
Of Gods and Men (Artificial Eye)
The Secret in Their Eyes (Metrodome)
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (New Wave)

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Darren Aronofsky – Black Swan (Fox)
Joel Coen & Ethan Coen – True Grit (Paramount)
David Fincher – The Social Network (Sony)
Christopher Nolan – Inception (Warner)
Apichatpong Weerasethakul – Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (New Wave)

BRITISH DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Clio Barnard – The Arbor (Verve)
Danny Boyle – 127 Hours (Warner/Pathe)
Tom Hooper – The King’s Speech (Momentum)
Mike Leigh – Another Year (Momentum)
Christopher Nolan – Inception (Warner)

ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Jeff Bridges – True Grit (Paramount)
Jesse Eisenberg – The Social Network (Sony)
Colin Firth – The King’s Speech (Momentum)
Ryan Gosling – Blue Valentine (Optimum)
Edgar Ramirez – Carlos (Optimum)

ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Annette Bening – The Kids Are All Right (Universal)
Jennifer Lawrence – Winter’s Bone (Artificial Eye)
Natalie Portman – Black Swan (Fox)
Noomi Rapace – The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Momentum)
Hailee Steinfeld – True Grit (Paramount)

BRITISH ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Riz Ahmed – Four Lions (Optimum)
Christian Bale – The Fighter (Paramount/Momentum)
Jim Broadbent – Another Year (Momentum)
Colin Firth – The King’s Speech (Momentum)
Andrew Garfield – Never Let Me Go (Fox)

BRITISH ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Helena Bonham Carter – The King’s Speech (Momentum)
Lesley Manville – Another Year (Momentum)
Rosamund Pike – Barney’s Version (Universal)
Ruth Sheen – Another Year (Momentum)
Tilda Swinton – I Am Love (Metrodome)

BRITISH ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
David Bradley – Another Year (Momentum)
Pierce Brosnan – The Ghost Writer (Optimum)
Andrew Garfield – The Social Network (Sony)
Tom Hardy – Inception (Warner)
Peter Wight – Another Year (Momentum)

BRITISH ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Helena Bonham Carter – Alice in Wonderland (Disney)
Christine Bottomley – The Arbor (Verve)
Minnie Driver – Barney’s Version (Universal)
Rosamund Pike – Made in Dagenham (Paramount)
Olivia Williams – The Ghost Writer (Optimum)

YOUNG BRITISH PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Jessica Barden – Tamara Drewe (Momentum)
Conor McCarron – NEDs (Entertainment One)
Will Poulter – The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Fox)
Saoirse Ronan – The Way Back (Entertainment One)
Thomas Turgoose – The Scouting Book for Boys (Pathe)

SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR
Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg – The Kids Are All Right (Universal)
Joel Coen & Ethan Coen – True Grit (Paramount)
Chris Morris, Sam Bain, Simon Blackwell & Jesse Armstrong – Four Lions (Optimum)
David Seidler – The King’s Speech (Momentum)
Aaron Sorkin – The Social Network (Sony)

BREAKTHROUGH BRITISH FILMMAKER
Banksy – Exit Through the Gift Shop (Revolver)
Clio Barnard – The Arbor (Verve)
J Blakeson – The Disappearance of Alice Creed (CinemaNX)
Gareth Edwards – Monsters (Vertigo)
Chris Morris – Four Lions (Optimum)

Source: Altfilmguide

 

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