The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominees for outstanding achievemane in writing for the screen in 2010, and the list makes us realize that, yeah, there were a lof of great scripts out there last year.
We’re happy to see the trippy, nasty “Black Swan
” getting so much critical attention, and now the WGA is offering their own praise with a nomination for the bizarro script. Are Hollywood award-givers (and union organizations, at that) actually starting to embrace the darkness a bit more?
It seems like it, as the Coen Brothers’ rough and tumble screenplay for “True Grit
” also got a nomination, as did the gritty, “blue-collar” scripts for last year’s two excellent Massachusetts melodramas, “The Fighter
” and “The Town
A nomination for Aaron Sorkin
’s terrific, rat-a-tat screenplay for “The Social Network
” was a no-brainer, of course, as was a nom for one of the best