Denver Film Critics Nominations, Best of 2010

My nominations are factored into this, of course, but I won’t disclose what I nominated yet in the interest of garnering some comments from you, our audience.  Ready?

Best Film:

Black Swan, directed by Darren Aronofsky
Blue Valentine, directed by Derek Cianfrance
The King’s Speech, directed by Tom Hooper
The Social Network, directed by David Fincher

Best Director:

Danny Boyle, 127 Hours
Joel & Ethan Coen, True Grit
David Fincher, The Social Network
Christopher Nolan, Inception

Best Actor:

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

Best Actress:

Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone
Lesley Manville, Another Year
Natalie Portman, Black Swan
Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine

Best Supporting Actress:

Amy Adams, The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech
Melissa Leo, The Fighter
Jackie Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Best Supporting Actor:

Christian Bale, The Fighter
Matt Damon, True Grit 
Jeremy Renner, The Town
Geoffrey Rush, The King’s Speech

Best Animated Film:

How to Train Your Dragon, directed by Dean DeBlois & Chris Sanders
The Illusionist, directed by Sylvain Chomet
Tangled, directed by Nathan Greno & Byron Howard
Toy Story 3, directed by Lee Unkrich

Best Screenplay (Original):

Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg, The Kids Are All Right
Nicole Holofcener, Please Give
Christopher Nolan, Inception
David Seidler, The King’s Speech

Best Screenplay (Adapted):

Ben Affleck, Peter Craig & Aaron Stockard, The Town
Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy, 127 Hours
Joel & Ethan Coen, True Grit
Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

Best Documentary:

Exit Through the Gift Shop, directed by Banksy
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, directed by Ricki Stern & Annie Sundberg
Restrepo, directed by Tim Hetherington & Sebastian Junger
Waiting for Superman, directed by Davis Guggenheim

Best Foreign Language Film:

Biutiful, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu
I Am Love, directed by Luca Guadagnino
Mother, directed by Joon-ho Bong
White Material, directed by Claire Denis

Best Original Song:

John Legend, Shine, Waiting For Superman
Chris Martin, Me and Tennessee, Country Strong
Randy Newman, We Belong Together, Toy Story 3
A.R. Rahman & Dido, If I Rise, 127 Hours

Best Original Score:

Carter Burwell, True Grit
Daft Punk, Tron: Legacy
Clint Mansell, Black Swan
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, The Social Network

One comment on “Denver Film Critics Nominations, Best of 2010

  1. Dave,

    Based on the list provided here are the votes I am suggesting:

    Best Film:
    The Social Network

    Best Director:
    Christopher Nolan, Inception

    Best Actor:
    Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network

    Best Supporting Actor:
    Jeremy Renner, The Town

    Best Animated Film:
    How to Train Your Dragon

    Best Screenplay (Original):
    Christopher Nolan, Inception

    Best Screenplay (Adapted):
    Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

    Best Original Score:
    Daft Punk, Tron: Legacy

    I wish I saw all the movies you had nominated but I have not had the opportunity to see them all yet. Have fun with the voting.

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