2011 Academy Award Dream Ballot


The fun part; what I would have nominated. Keep in mind, I am paying no attention to what was actually submitted this year. If it came out in the States in 2010, it qualifies for consideration, regardless of whether or not it was in competition.Some categories I am not doing due to not having seen enough or not being able to judge with any capacity what might have been the ‘best’ in those fields (best being arbitrary of course)

Best Picture:
Animal Kingdom
Another Year
Black Swan
Dogtooth
Exit Through the Gift Shop
Fish Tank
I Am Love
Last Train Home
The Social Network
Toy Story 3

Best Director:
Darren Aronofsky – Black Swan
Andrea Arnold – Fish Tank
David Fincher – The Social Network
Georgos Lanthimos – Dogtooth
Mike Leigh – Another Year

Best Actor:
Jim Broadbent – Another Year
Lars Eidinger – Everyone Else
Jesse Eisenberg – The Social Network
Colin Firth – The King’s Speech
Ryan Gosling – Blue Valentine

Best Actress: (this category is more packed than any other this year. Hence the absence of Portman and so many other incredible performances)
Isabelle Huppert – White Material
Jeon Do-yeon – Secret Sunshine
Catherine Keener – Please Give
Birgit Minichmayr – Everyone Else
Tilda Swinton – I Am Love

Best Supporting Actor:
Niles Arestrup – A Prophet
Christian Bale – The Fighter
Andrew Garfield – Never Let Me Go
John Hawkes – Winter’s Bone
Ben Mendelsohn – Animal Kingdom

Best Supporting Actress:
Dale Dickey – Winter’s Bone
Rebecca Hall – Please Give
Lesley Manville – Another Year
Hailee Steinfeld  – True Grit
Kiersten Waring – Fish Tank

Best Original Screenplay:
Another Year
Dogtooth
Everyone Else
Fish Tank
Greenberg

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Never Let Me Go
The Social Network
Toy Story 3
True Grit
White Material

Best Original Score:
The Ghost Writer
I Am Love
Inception
The Social Network
White Material

Best Art Direction:
Everyone Else
The Ghost Writer
The King’s Speech
Shutter Island
Winter’s Bone

Best Cinematography:
Black Swan
Enter the Void
Fish Tank
The Social Network
White Material

Best Costume Design:
Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky
I Am Love
The King’s Speech
The Runaways
True Grit

Best Editing:
Another Year
Black Swan
Blue Valentine
I Am Love
The Social Network

Best Visual Effects:
Enter the Void
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
Inception
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Splice

 

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