Online Film Critics Society announces 2010 nominations
"Black Swan" dominated the Online Film Critics Society 2010 award nominations Monday morning, earning nods for best film, best director for Darren Aronofsky, best actress for Natalie Portman, best supporting actress for Mila Kunis, as well as for original screenplay, cinematography and editing.
"The Social Network," which has won the lion's share of critics honors so far this awards season, scored six nominations: best film, best director for David Fincher, best actor for Jesse Eisenberg, best supporting actor for Andrew Garfield, adapted screenplay for Aaron Sorkin, and editing.
Rounding out the best picture list are "Inception," "Toy Story 3," "True Grit" and "Winter's Bone." Notably missing from the list was the acclaimed historical drama "The King's Speech," which picked up nominations for best actor for Colin Firth, supporting actor Geoffrey Rush, and screenplay, and "The Fighter," which received nominations in the supporting categories for Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Melissa Leo.
Joining Aronofsky and Fincher in the hunt for best director are Danny Boyle for "127 Hours," Joel and Ethan Coen for "True Grit" and Christopher Nolan for "Inception."
Vying with Eisenberg and Firth in the best actor category are Jeff Bridges for "True Grit," James Franco for "127 Hours," Ryan Gosling for "Blue Valentine" and Edgar Ramirez for "Carlos."
Besides Portman, best actress nominations went to Annette Bening for "The Kids Are All Right," Kim Hye-ja for "Mother," Nicole Kidman for "Rabbit Hole" and Jennifer Lawrence for "Winter's Bone."
Rounding out the supporting actor category are John Hawkes for "Winter's Bone" and Mark Ruffalo for "The Kids Are All Right."
Hailee Steinfeld for "True Grit" and Jacki Weaver for "Animal Kingdom" complete the list of supporting actress nominees.
Best foreign film nominations went to "Carlos," "Dogtooth," "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," "Mother" and "A Prophet." Vying in the best documentary category are "Catfish," "Exit Through the Gift Shop," "Inside Job," "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work," "Restrepo" and "Waiting for 'Superman.'"
The nominees in the best animated feature are "Despicable Me," "How to Train Your Dragon," "The Illusionist," "Tangled" and "Toy Story 3."
Winners will be announced on Jan. 3. For a complete list of nominations go to http://www.ofcs.org.
-- Susan King
Photo: Vincent Cassel and Natalie Portman in "Black Swan." Credit: Niko Tavernise / The Weinstein Co.