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Biggest Surprises in 2011 Oscar Nominees

by Danny Bailey
Biggest Surprises in 2011 Oscar Nominees by Danny Bailey
John Hawkes being nominated for Winter’s Bone over Andrew Garfield for Social Network Javier Bardem being nominated for Biutiful over Robert Duvall for Get Low, Mark Wahlberg for The Fighter and Ryan Gosling for Blue Valentine Waiting For Superman shut out of a Best Documentary nomination The Way Back, Barney’s Version, and The Wolfman all only receiving 1 nomination each for Best Makeup The Illusionist nominated for Best Animated feature over Despicable Me and Megamind Barbara Hershey and Mila Kunis shut out of Best Supporting Actress for Black Swan Unstoppable up for Best Sound Editing Salt up for Best Sound Mixing Girl With the Dragon… Read more

John Hawkes being nominated for Winter’s Bone over Andrew Garfield for Social Network
Javier Bardem being nominated for Biutiful over Robert Duvall for Get Low, Mark Wahlberg for The Fighter and Ryan Gosling for Blue Valentine
Waiting For Superman shut out of a Best Documentary nomination
The Way Back, Barney’s Version, and The Wolfman all only receiving 1 nomination each for Best Makeup
The Illusionist nominated for Best Animated feature over Despicable Me and Megamind
Barbara Hershey and Mila Kunis shut out of Best Supporting Actress for Black Swan
Unstoppable up for Best Sound Editing
Salt up for Best Sound Mixing
Girl With the Dragon Tattoo shut out of Best Foreign Film and Best Actress (Noomi Rapace)
I am Love and The Tempest up for Best Costume Design
Country Strong up for Best Song
Hereafter and Iron Man 2 up for Best Visual Effects
Coen Bros.up for Best Director for True Grit over Chris Nolan for Inception
Made in Dagenham, Shutter Island, Get Low, Ghost Writer, Never Let Me Go, among others, snubbed at this years awards

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