Monthly Archives: February 2011

2011 Oscar nominees and winners

2011 Oscar Winners

On February 27th, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will hold it’s 83rd awards party awarding the Oscar statues to the leading film makers and artists for this season. Below are all the nominees in the main categories. This post has been updated on Oscar night to show the winners with >>2011 Oscar Winner<<

Best motion picture of the year
“Black Swan” (Fox Searchlight)
“The Fighter” (Paramount)
“Inception” (Warner Bros.)
“The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features)
“The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company) >>2011 Oscar Winner<<
“127 Hours” (Fox Searchlight)
“The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing)
“Toy Story 3” (Walt Disney)
“True Grit” (Paramount)
“Winter’s Bone” (Roadside Attractions)

Performance by an actor in a leading role:
Javier Bardem in “Biutiful” (Roadside Attractions)
Jeff Bridges in “True Grit” (Paramount)
Jesse Eisenberg in “The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing)
Colin Firth in “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company) >>2011 Oscar Winner<<
James Franco in “127 Hours” (Fox Searchlight)

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Christian Bale in “The Fighter” (Paramount) >>2011 Oscar Winner<<
John Hawkes in “Winter’s Bone” (Roadside Attractions)
Jeremy Renner in “The Town” (Warner Bros.)
Mark Ruffalo in “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features)
Geoffrey Rush in “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company)

Performance by an actress in a leading role
Annette Bening in “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features)
Nicole Kidman in “Rabbit Hole” (Lionsgate)
Jennifer Lawrence in “Winter’s Bone” (Roadside Attractions)
Natalie Portman in “Black Swan” (Fox Searchlight) >>2011 Oscar Winner<<
Michelle Williams in “Blue Valentine” (The Weinstein Company)

Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Amy Adams in “The Fighter” (Paramount)
Helena Bonham Carter in “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company)
Melissa Leo in “The Fighter” (Paramount) >>2011 Oscar Winner<<
Hailee Steinfeld in“True Grit” (Paramount)
Jacki Weaver in “Animal Kingdom” (Sony Pictures Classics)

Best animated feature film of the year
“How to Train Your Dragon” (Paramount) Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
“The Illusionist” (Sony Pictures Classics) Sylvain Chomet
“Toy Story 3” (Walt Disney) Lee Unkrich >>2011 Oscar Winner<<

Achievement in directing
“Black Swan” (Fox Searchlight) Darren Aronofsky
“The Fighter” (Paramount) David O. Russell
“The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company) Tom Hooper >>2011 Oscar Winner<<
“The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing) David Fincher
“True Grit” (Paramount) Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Best foreign language film of the year
“Biutiful” (Roadside Attractions) Mexico
“Dogtooth” (Kino International) Greece
“In a Better World” (Sony Pictures Classics) Denmark >>2011 Oscar Winner<<
“Incendies” (Sony Pictures Classics) Canada
“Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi)” (Cohen Media Group)  Algeria

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)
“How to Train Your Dragon” (Paramount) John Powell
“Inception” (Warner Bros.) Hans Zimmer
“The King’s Speech”(The Weinstein Company) Alexandre Desplat
“127 Hours” (Fox Searchlight) A.R. Rahman
“The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing) Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross >>2011 Oscar Winner<<

The Mechanic Movie

The Mechanic Movie Clips Online

A remake of the Charles Bronson movie of the same name, The Mechanic Movie of 2011 is an action adventure movie that won’t disappoint. Jason Statham of the “Transporter” movies is the Mechanic in this movie. The Mechanic is a one man professional killing machine – a hired assassin. A very interesting and entertaining movie that will not disappoint Statham’s fans. The Mechanic movie is directed by
Simon West and stars Ben Foster and Donald Sutherland in addition to Jason Statham.

Hall Pass Movie

Hall Pass Movie Traile

What is you are married guy who has a wandering eye and after your wife catches you looking one time too many, instead of giving you crap about it, she give you a “Hall Pass” or a one week off of marriage to do whatever you want along with your other geeky and also always looking friend. This is exactly what “Hall Pass” movie is all about. Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis team up in a movie directed by Peter Farrelly & Bobby Farrelly and brought to you by Warner Bros studios this February.

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son movie trailer

Martin Lawrence is back in the latest installment of the Big Momma’s franchise where he is and FBI agent dressed as an older lady in true under cover fashion. In Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, Lawrence is joined by his stepson, played by Brandon T. Jackson, as they both go undre cover in a girls arts academy as they try to look for evidence implicating a major mobster. A funny comedy that will be enjoyed by the younger rather than the older crowd. Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son is directed by John Whitesell and is in movie theaters starting February 18th.

Unknown Movie

Unknown Movie Clips

Unknown Movie of 2011 is a suspense drama about an American academic who gets into a car accident while visiting Germany and goes in to a coma. Weeks after, he wakes up to find out that someone else is assuming his identity and that his wife no longer recognizes him. An interesting role played by Liam Neeson. Unknown movie stars, in addition to Leeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Aidan Quinn, Bruno Ganz, Frank Langella and is directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. Watch clips online of the movie trailer of Unknown and tell us how you like the movie which opens in theaters on February 18th, 2011.

Gnomeo and Juliet Movie

Gnomeo and Juliet Clips online

Gnomeo and Juliet is a playful animated play on Shakespeare’s famous literary work. It’s about two garden Gnomes (a figurine of a small humanoid creature, usually wearing a pointy hat) and their adventures. While the characters in Gnomeo and juliet are all figurines, the voices are human and they belong to James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Jason Statham, Patrick Stewart, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant, Matt Lucas, Jim Cummings, Julie Walters, Richard Wilson, Ozzy Osbourne, Dolly Parton, and Hulk Hogan.
Gnomeo and Juliet is a Touchstone Pictures movie (Disney) and is directed by Kelly Asbury. In Movie theaters starting February 11th, 2011.

Just go with it movie

Just Go With It movie trailer

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston star in the very funny romantic comedy. Nothing new or mind boggling in this one; a single guy and a plastic surgeon who wears a wedding band to pick up girls and the funny and interesting situations that come up during his adventures or misadventures in some instances. A pretty good and safe date or first date movie. Just Go with It is a Sony Pictures movie and is directed by Dennis Dugan. Nicole Kidman, Brooklyn Decker and Nick Swardson round up the funny cast. Just Go with It open in movie theaters on February 11th and you can watch clips online below.

The Eagle Movie

The Eagle Movie Clips Online

From Focus Features, The Eagle movie of 2011 is an amazing piece of cinematography in this action adventure movie that is set in second century Britain about 140 AD and an adaptation of the novel The Eagle of the Ninth. This movie is about war, friendship, betrayal, deceit, and passion all in one. The Eagle movie is directed by Kevin Macdonald and stars Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland, Mark Strong, Tahar Rahim. The Eagle movie is in movie theaters February 11, 2011 and you can see the movie trailer below. Let us know what you think in the comment section.

Sanctum Movie Clips

Sanctum Movie Trailer
From Producer James Cameron, Sanctum is an action adventure thriller in 3D about a group of adventurers exploring one of earth’s deepest caves when they get stuck there due to a storm. Sanctum refers to the earth’s deep inner sanctum. The movie takes you in a a very interesting journey with amazing cinematography. Opens on February 4th in RealD 3D and IMAX 3D. Sanctum movie stars Richard Roxburgh, Rhys Wakefield, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Parkinson, Dan Wyllie and is directed by Alister Grierson. Sanctum Movie is supposed to test how extreme are you? Tell us what you think of it below.