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The frontrunner: The King’s Speech, with 12 noms The surprises: John Hawkes for Winter’s Bone, Jeremy Renner for The Town, Jacki Weaver for Animal Kingdom The disappointments: No directing nod for Christopher Nolan? And please, Academy: Hailee Steinfeld is the lead actress of True Grit. Period.

Here are the major categories.

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Christian Bale, The Fighter John Hawkes, Winter’s Bone Jeremy Renner, The Town Mark Ruffalo, The Kids Are All Right Geoffrey Rush, The King’s Speech BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Amy Adams, The Fighter Helena Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech Melissa Leo, The Fighter Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

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

BEST ACTRESS Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone Natalie Portman, Black Swan Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY 127 Hours, Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy The Social Network, Aaron Sorkin Toy Story 3, Michael Arndt True Grit, Joel and Ethan Coen Winter’s Bone, Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY Another Year, Mike Leigh The Fighter, Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, and Eric Johnson Inception, Christopher Nolan The Kids Are All Right, Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg The King’s Speech, David Seidler

BEST PICTURE Black Swan The Fighter Inception The Kids Are All Right The King’s Speech 127 Hours The Social Network Toy Story 3 True Grit Winter’s Bone

BEST DIRECTOR Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan David O. Russell, The Fighter Tom Hooper, The King’s Speech David Fincher, The Social Network Joel and Ethan Coen, True Grit BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM Biutiful, Mexico Dogtooth, Greece In a Better World, Denmark Incendies, Canada Outside the Law, Algeria

BEST ANIMATED FILM How to Train Your Dragon The Illusionist Toy Story 3

BEST DOCUMENTARY Exit Through the Gift Shop Gasland Inside Job Restrepo Waste Land

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