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And get ready for that contest in which readers of EphBlog test their own sensibilities against the sense of the members of the Academy.

This Jane Austen moment is your opportunity to show these smartasses who has the real brains! Your predictions in the nine categories below the fold!

All 10 movies for best picture are now listed!
Prizes will be awarded!
Here are the categories

Best Picture

* 127 Hours
* Black Swan
* Inception
* The Fighter
* The Kids Are All Right
* The King’s Speech
* The Social Network
* Toy Story 3
* True Grit
* Winter’s Bone

Actor in a Leading Role

Javier Bardem in “Biutiful”

Jeff Bridges in “True Grit”

Jesse Eisenberg in “The Social Network”

Colin Firth in “The King’s Speech”

James Franco in “127 Hours”

Actor in a Supporting Role

Christian Bale in “The Fighter”

John Hawkes in “Winter’s Bone”

Jeremy Renner in “The Town”

Mark Ruffalo in “The Kids Are All Right”

Geoffrey Rush in “The King’s Speech”

Actress in a Leading Role

Annette Bening in “The Kids Are All Right”

Nicole Kidman in “Rabbit Hole”

Jennifer Lawrence in “Winter’s Bone”

Natalie Portman in “Black Swan”

Michelle Williams in “Blue Valentine”

Actress in a Supporting Role

Amy Adams in “The Fighter”

Helena Bonham Carter in “The King’s Speech”

Melissa Leo in “The Fighter”

Hailee Steinfeld in “True Grit”

Jacki Weaver in “Animal Kingdom”

Art Direction

“Alice in Wonderland”

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1”


“The King’s Speech”

“True Grit”


“Black Swan,” Darren Aronofsky

“The Fighter,” David O. Russell

“The King’s Speech,” Tom Hooper

“The Social Network,” David Fincher

“True Grit,” Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

“127 Hours,” Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy

“The Social Network,” Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin

“Toy Story 3,” Screenplay by Michael Arndt; Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich

“True Grit,” Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

“Winter’s Bone,” Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini

Writing (Original Screenplay)

“Another Year,” Written by Mike Leigh

“The Fighter,” Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson; Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson

“Inception,” Written by Christopher Nolan

“The Kids Are All Right,” Written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg

“The King’s Speech,” Screenplay by David Seidler

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