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And the Nominees are.......2011 Edition

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(Jan 25, 2010) This morning, nominations for the 82nd Academy Awards were announced. The King George VI drama 'The King's Speech' leads the overall race with a whopping 12 nominations. The Coen Brother's remake of 'True Grit' recieved 10 nominations followed by 'The Social Network' and 'Inception' each with 8.

A full list of the nominees can be found here.

In preparation for the big show (February 27, 2010) here is a list of films that are available (or [On Order]) at the Calgary Public Library. Most of the nominated films are still being shown in theatres around the city. Click the links to place a hold:


Social Network [DVD hold link][Blu-ray hold link (on Order)] - 8 Nominations including: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Jesse Eisenberg)

Inception [DVD hold link][Blu-ray hold link] - 8 Nominations including: Best Picture

Toy Story 3 [DVD hold link][Blu-ray hold link] - 5 Nominations including: Best Picture, Best Animated Film

Winter's Bone [DVD hold link] - 4 Nominations including: Best Picture, Best Actress (Jennifer Lawrence)

The Kids Are All Right [DVD hold link][Blu-ray hold link] - 4 Nominations including: Best Picture, Best Actress (Anette Benning), Best Original Screenplay

How To Train Your Dragon [DVD hold link] - 2 Nominations including: Best Animated Film

Alice In Wonderland [DVD hold link][Blu-ray hold link] - 3 Nominations including: Art Direction

I Am Love [DVD hold link][Blu-ray hold link] - 1 Nomination: Costume Design

Iron Man 2 [DVD hold link][Blu-ray hold link] - 1 Nomination: Visual Effects

Salt - [DVD hold link] 1 Nomination: Sound Mixing

Restrepo - [DVD hold link] 1 Nomination: Best Documentary Feature

The Town - [DVD hold link] 1 Nomination: Best Supporting Actor (Jeremy Renner)

Animal Kingdom - [DVD hold link (on Order)] 1 Nomination: Best Supporting Actress (Jacki Weaver)

Exit Through The Gift Shop [DVD hold link] - 1 Nomination: Best Documentary Feature

Gasland [DVD hold link] - 1 Nomination: Best Documentary Feature

Inside Job [DVD hold link] - 1 Nomination: Best Documentary Feature

The Wolfman [DVD hold link] - 1 Nomination: Make Up


Enjoy the films and good luck in your Oscar Pools!

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