Growing concern that problems with the new electronic Oscar voting system could lead to record-low turnout has prompted the motion picture academy to extend the deadline for members to vote for Oscar nominations.
“Brave,” ”Wreck-It Ralph” and “Rise of the Guardians” are among the animated features angling for an Oscar nomination.
“The King’s Speech” has been crowned best picture at an Academy Awards ceremony as precise as a state coronation, the monarchy drama leading as expected with four Oscars and predictable favorites claiming acting honors.
I always find the best actress category the most interesting, because the choices really seem to be diverse. And if Melissa Leo doesn’t get a best supporting actress nomination for playing the mom in The Fighter, Hollywood should just pack up and go home.