the 2010 LCT nominees, film categories

Not to be eclipsed by today’s obviously more important announcement, last night’s live stream here on the blog announced this year’s nominees for my own personal awards, the LCTs.  We’ll break it down into pieces, starting with the film categories.  Accompanying each fivesome is their past nomination count with my awards – you can see some history (so far as far back as 2008) by visiting the new official website, linked on the right side of the blog screen.  What they’ve been previously nominated for is below each nominee.

Best Picture
Black Swan
Blue Valentine
The Fighter
The Social Network
Toy Story 3

Best Director
*Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan (1st nomination)
*Lisa Cholodenko, The Kids Are All Right (1st nomination)
*David Fincher, The Social Network (3 nominations, 0 wins)
previously nominated for Zodiac and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
*Christopher Nolan, Inception (3rd nomination, 0 wins)
previously nominated for directing and producing The Dark Knight
*David O. Russell, The Fighter (1st nomination)

Best Lead Actress

*Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right (6th nomination, 0 wins)
nominated for The Grifters, Regarding Henry, The American President, American Beauty, & Being Julia
*Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole (4th nomination, 1 win)
nominated for The Hours and Cold Mountain, won for The Others
*Natalie Portman, Black Swan (2nd nomination, 0 wins)
nominated for Closer
*Emma Stone, Easy A (1st nomination)
*Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine (2nd nomination, 0 wins)
nominated for Brokeback Mountain

Best Lead Actor

*Robert Duvall, Get Low (2nd nomination, 0 wins)
nominated for The Natural
*James Franco, 127 Hours (2nd nomination, 0 wins)
nominated for Milk
*Ryan Gosling, Blue Valentine (1st nomination)
*Tahar Rahim, A Prophet (1st nomination)
*Kodi Smit-McPhee, Let Me In (1st nomination)

Best Supporting Actress

*Patricia Clarkson, Shutter Island (1st nomination)
*Dale Dickey, Winter’s Bone (1st nomination)
*Ann Guilbert, Please Give (1st nomination)
*Melissa Leo, The Fighter (2nd nomination, 0 wins)
nominated for Frozen River
*Dianne Wiest, Rabbit Hole (5th nomination, 1 win)
nominated for Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets Over Broadway, and Parenthood, won for The 10th Kingdom

Best Supporting Actor

*Christian Bale, The Fighter (2nd nomination, 0 wins)
nominated for Empire of the Sun
*Andrew Garfield, The Social Network (1st nomination)
*Tom Hardy, Inception (1st nomination)
*Richard Jenkins, Eat Pray Love (2nd nomination, 0 wins)
nominated for The Visitor
*Sam Rockwell, Conviction (1st nomination)

Best Adapted Screenplay

*Michael Bacall & Edgar Wright, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
*Robert Harris & Roman Polanski, The Ghost Writer
*Laeta Kalogridis, Shutter Island
*David Lindsay-Abaire, Rabbit Hole
*Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

Best Original Screenplay

*M. Arndt, J. Lasseter, A. Stanton, & L. Unkrich, Toy Story 3
*Stuart Blumberg & Lisa Cholodenko, The Kids Are All Right
*D. Cianfrance, C. Delavigne, & J. Curtis, Blue Valentine
*Raymond de Felitta, City Island
*Nicole Holofcener, Please Give

Best Original Score

*Alexandre Desplat, Harry Potter and the… (3rd nom, 0 wins)
nominated for The Queen and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
*Michael Giacchino, Let Me In (4th nomination, 1 win)
nominated for The Incredibles and Ratatouille, won for Up
*Byung-Woo Lee, Mother (1st nomination)
*Rachel Portman, Never Let Me Go (5th nomination, 0 wins)
nominated for Marvin’s Room, The Cider House Rules, Chocolat, and Grey Gardens
*John Powell, How to Train Your Dragon (3rd nom, 1 win)
nominated for Mr. and Mrs. Smith, won for Chicken Run

Best Original Song

“I See the Light,” Tangled
“Lay My Burden Down,” Get Low
“Same Changes,” Morning Glory
“We Belong Together,” Toy Story 3
“When Will My Life Begin,” Tangled

Best Documentary Feature

Exit Through the Gift Shop
Last Train Home
Prodigal Sons
Waiting for Superman
Waking Sleeping Beauty

The TV categories are next!  Stay tuned (likely later today) for those nominees.

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One response to “the 2010 LCT nominees, film categories”

  1. Simon says :

    Scotty! How I missed you this morning.

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