BAFTA Award Nominations 2011

BAFTA Award Nominations 2011

New Learn Pilates App!

Nominations for the 2011 BAFTA Awards, or British Academy Film Awards, were announced this morning in London. ”The King’s Speech” led the field with 14 nominations, including best film and original screenplay. Colin Firth also got a best actor nomination for his role in the movie, and director Tom Hooper was nominated as well. Firth won a best actor Golden Globe for ”The King’s Speech” over the weekend. Other leading actor nominees include Javier Bardem, Jeff Bridges, Jesse Eisenberg and James Franco.

Other best film nominees include ”The Social Network,” ”True Grit,” ”Black Swan” and ”Inception.” ”Black Swan” also garnered mulitiple BAFTA nominations, including one for star Natalie Portman. Like Firth, Portman took home a Golden Globe acting award on Sunday. Portman will compete against Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Noomi Rapace and Hailee Steinfeld in the BAFTA leading actress category.

Other notable BAFTA nominations include a best supporting actor nomination for Pete Postlethwaite for his role in ”The Town.” Postlethwaite died on January 2, after a battle with cancer. Other supporting actor nominees include Christian Bale, Andrew Garfield, Mark Ruffalo and Geoffrey Rush. Supporting actress BAFTA nominees include Amy Adams, Helena Bonham Carter, Barbara Hershey, Lesley Manville and Miranda Richardson.

The BAFTA Awards will be handed out on February 13, 2011, at the Royal Opera House in London. In the U.S., the awards will be broadcast on BBC America.


Mahalo Daily Videos Playlist:

Celebs in 60 Seconds:

Check out More Videos from Mahalo:
How to Play Guitar:
How to Speak French:
How to Speak Italian:
How to Speak Spanish:
How to Speak Korean:
Learn Math:
Learn German:
Learn Biology:
Learn Math:
Learn German: D