Alternate Oscars: 2011

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1.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
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Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker. (158 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ BEST PICTURE

Nominees:
The Artist
Hugo
Midnight in Paris
War Horse ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
2.
The Artist (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions. (100 mins.)
“ BEST DIRECTOR - Michel Hazanavicius

Nominees:
David Fincher - The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Asghar Farhadi - A Separation
Martin Scorsese - Hugo
Woody Allen - Midnight in Paris ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
3.
The Artist (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions. (100 mins.)
“ BEST ACTOR - Jean Dujardin

Nominees:
Payman Maadi - A Separation
Brad Pitt - Moneyball
Daniel Craig - The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Gary Oldman - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
4.
The Help (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis. (146 mins.)
Director: Tate Taylor
“ BEST ACTRESS - Viola Davis

Nominees:
Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady
Bérénice Bejo - The Artist
Rooney Mara - The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Michelle Williams - My Week With Marilyn ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
5.
Drive (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself trouble when he helps out his neighbor. (100 mins.)
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - Albert Brooks

Nominees:
Kenneth Branagh - My Week With Marilyn
Christopher Plummer - Beginners
Tom Hardy - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Alan Rickman - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
6.
The Help (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis. (146 mins.)
Director: Tate Taylor
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Octavia Spencer

Nominees:
Sareh Bayat - A Separation
Jessica Chastain - The Help
Melissa McCarthy - Bridesmaids
Leila Hatami - A Separation ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
7.
The Help (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis. (146 mins.)
Director: Tate Taylor
“ BEST CASTING

Nominees:
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Midnight in Paris
Bridesmaids
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
8.
Midnight in Paris (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s everyday at midnight. (94 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Bridesmaids
The Artist
A Separation
Beginners ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
9.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker. (158 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Moneyball
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Hugo
The Help ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
10.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker. (158 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ BEST EDITING

Nominees:
Hugo
War Horse
Moneyball
Beginners ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
11.
Hugo (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. (126 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Nominees:
War Horse
The Artist
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
12.
Hugo (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. (126 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ BEST ART DIRECTION

Nominees:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
The Artist
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
13.
W.E. (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard. (119 mins.)
Director: Madonna
“ BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Nominees:
Immortals
Jane Eyre
The Artist
Hugo ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
14.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts. (130 mins.)
Director: David Yates
“ BEST MAKE-UP & HAIR

Nominees:
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
The Iron Lady
X-Men: First Class
Hugo ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
15.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A substance, designed to help the brain repair itself, gives rise to a super-intelligent chimp who leads an ape uprising. (105 mins.)
Director: Rupert Wyatt
“ BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Nominees:
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Real Steel
Super 8
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
16.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts. (130 mins.)
Director: David Yates
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Nominees:
W.E.
The Artist
Hugo
War Horse ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
17.
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The neighboring gardens of Montague and Capulet are at war, but the gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, are in love. (84 mins.)
Director: Kelly Asbury
“ BEST SOUNDTRACK/ADAPTED SCORE

Nominees:
Midnight in Paris ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
18.
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The neighboring gardens of Montague and Capulet are at war, but the gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, are in love. (84 mins.)
Director: Kelly Asbury
“ BEST SONG - "Hello Hello"

Nominees:
The Help - "The Living Proof"
W.E. - "Masterpiece"
Captain America: The First Avenger - "Star Spangled Man"
Hugo - "Coeur Volant" ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
19.
The Muppets (2011)
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A Muppet fanatic with some help from his two human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures. (103 mins.)
Director: James Bobin
“ BEST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY

Nominees:
The Artist ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
20.
War Horse (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on. (146 mins.)
“ BEST SOUND

Nominees:
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Hugo ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
21.
War Horse (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on. (146 mins.)
“ BEST SOUND EDITING

Nominees:
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Super 8
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
22.
Fast Five (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent. (131 mins.)
Director: Justin Lin
“ BEST STUNTS

Nominees:
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
23.
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor. (107 mins.)
“ BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Nominees:
Gnomeo & Juliet
Cars 2 ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
24.
A Separation (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease. (123 mins.)
Director: Asghar Farhadi
“ BEST FOREIGN FILM ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting