‘Black Swan’ Earns 12 Critics’ Choice Nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Natalie Portman’s ballet drama “Black Swan” leads the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards with a record 12 nominations, among them best picture and actress.

Other best-picture nominees Monday were “127 Hours,” “The Fighter,” “Inception,” “The King’s Speech,” “The Social Network,” “The Town,” “Toy Story 3,” “True Grit” and “Winter’s Bone.”

“The King’s Speech” and “True Grit” were second with 11 nominations each.

Among “The King’s Speech” honors were a best-actor nomination for Colin Firth and supporting slots for Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. “True Grit” star Jeff Bridges also earned a best-actor nomination, while his newcomer co-star, 14-year-old Hailee Steinfeld, had two nominations, as supporting actress and best young actress.

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