Thursday, January 27, 2011
Javier Bardem nominated for Oscar for 'Biutiful'
The Spanish actor has been nominated for a second time for an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role. The 83rd edition of the Awards takes place this February 27th.
The King's Speech is the favorite at this year's Awards Gala, with 12 nominations. Inception and The Social Network have eight nominations each.
Spanish actor Javier Bardem has received his second Oscar nomination, this time in the Best Leading Actor category for Alejandro González Iñárritu's Biutiful, also nominated in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
The Social Network and The King's Speech both received nominations for Best Film, alongside Black Swan, The Fighter, Toy Story 3, Inception, The Kids Are All Right, 127 Hours, True Grit and Winter's Bone.
David Fincher and Tom Hooper have both been nominated in the Best Director category for their films The Social Network and The King's Speech respectively. They will compete with Darren Aronosfky, for Black Swan, Joel and Ethan Cohen, for True Grit, and David O.Russell for The Fighter.
Nominated alongside Bardem in the Best Actor in a Leading Role category are: Colin Firth for The King's Speech; Jesse Eisenberg for The Social Network; James Franco for 127 Hours; and Jeff Bridges for True Grit.
In the nominations for Best Leading Actress are: Annette Bening for The Kids Are All Right; Nicole Kidman for Rabbit Hole; Jennifer Lawrence for Winter's Bone; Natalie Portman for Black Swan; and Michelle Williams for Blue Valentine.The Oscars will be presented February 27th at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.