DIFF Daily 2010

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Dec 15,2010 - 11:57 AM

Colin Firth descended upon DIFF as an international thesp and he leaves a Golden Globe nominee.
The Brit’s perf as King George VI in ‘The King’s Speech,’ which opened the fest on Sunday, has earned him a Golden Globe nomination for best actor in the pic, which nabbed a total of seven nominations for the 68th edition of the event.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association unveiled its noms on Tuesday for the Golden Globes ceremony, which unspools on January 16.
‘The King’s Speech,’ which is backed by The Weinstein Co., Blighty’s Momentum Pictures, Glen Basner’s FilmNation, the UK Film Council, Prescience Film Finance and Oz’s Transmission, earned the most Golden Globe noms of any other film including best pic, drama, director, actor, screenplay score and supporting actor and actress mentions.
Sony’s ‘The Social Network’ and Paramount’s ‘The Fighter’ garnered six noms each, both of which also landed in the best pic drama and director categories.
A trio of pics followed with four mentions: Fox Searchlight’s ‘Black Swan,’ Warner Bros.’ ‘Inception’ and Focus Features’ ‘The Kids Are All Right,’ which received the most nods of any musical-comedy film, including for best picture in that category.
Brit comedian Ricky Gervais will host the event for the second consecutive year.


The list of film nominees are as follows:

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

• ‘Black Swan’
• ‘The Fighter’
• ‘Inception’
• ‘The King’s Speech’
• ‘The Social Network’

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA
• Halle Berry - ‘Frankie and Alice’
• Nicole Kidman – ‘Rabbit Hole’
• Jennifer Lawrence – ‘Winter’s Bone’
• Natalie Portman – ‘Black Swan’
• Michelle Williams – ‘Blue Valentine’

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN 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 MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
• ‘Alice in Wonderland’
• ‘Burlesque’
• ‘The Kids Are All Right’
• ‘Red’
• ‘The Tourist’

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

• Annette Bening – ‘The Kids Are All Right’
• Anne Hathaway – ‘Love and Other Drugs’
• Angelina Jolie – ‘The Tourist’
• Julianne Moore – ‘The Kids Are All Right’
• Emma Stone – ‘Easy A’

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

• 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 ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

• ‘Despicable Me’
• ‘How To Train Your Dragon’
• ‘The Illusionist”
• ‘Tangled’
• ‘Toy Story 3’

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

• ‘Biutiful’
• ‘The Concert’
• ‘The Edge’
• ‘I Am Love’
• ‘In A Better World’

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

• Amy Adams – ‘The Fighter’
• Helena Bonham Carter – ‘The King’s Speech’
• Mila Kunis – ‘Black Swan’
• Melissa Leo – ‘The Fighter’
• Jacki Weaver – ‘Animal Kingdom’

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

• Christian Bale – ‘The Fighter’
• Michael Douglas – ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’
• Andrew Garfield – ‘The Social Network’
• Jeremy Renner – ‘The Town’
• Geoffrey Rush – ‘The King’s Speech’

BEST DIRECTOR – MOTION PICTURE

• 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 – MOTION PICTURE
• Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy – ‘127 Hours’
• Christopher Nolan – ‘Inception’
• Stuart Blumberg, Lisa Cholodenko – ‘The Kids Are All Right’
• David Seidler – ‘The King’s Speech’
• Aaron Sorkin – ‘The Social Network’

For the full list of nominations, featuring TV and score noms, go to http://www.variety.com.

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