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"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Nominated for Two Academy Awards (Updated)

Film Awards
Posted by: Rosi
January 25, 2011, 09:42 AM

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this morning released the nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" was nominated for two Oscars.

The film is up for the Art Direction award, facing competition from "Alice in Wonderland", "Inception", "The King's Speech" and "True Grit". Named in the  nomination are Stuart Craig (Production Design) and Stephenie McMillan (Set Decoration).

"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" was also nominated in the Visual Effects category. Named in the nomination are Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and Nicolas Aithadi. Also nominated in the same category are "Alice in Wonderland", "Hereafter", "Inception" and "Iron Man 2".

To see the full list of nominations, take a look at the Academy Awards website, at this link. The 83rd Academy Awards will take place on the 27th of February, with the red carpet at 3.30pm Pacific and the Awards Show at 5pm.

Update: A number of films starring members of the Harry Potter cast were also nominated.

"Another Year" - which stars Jim Broadbent (Slughorn), Imelda Staunton (Umbridge), David Bradley (Filch) - was nominated in the Original Screenplay category.

"The King's Speech", which stars Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore) and Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew), received a total of twelve nominations, including Best Motion Picture of the Year and a nomination for Bonham Carter in the Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role category. Alexandre Desplat, who composed the score for "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" and "The King's Speech", was nominated for Original Score.

"Alice in Wonderland", which stars Alan Rickman (Severus Snape), Helena Bonham Carter, Timothy Spall and narrator of the British Harry Potter audiobooks Stephen Fry, received a nod in three categories: Visual Effects, Costume Design and Art Direction.

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Congrats! They did so well to deserve these nominations!

Posted by A Sluggish Memory on January 25, 2011, 06:04 PM report to moderator
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YIPEE! Now they just have to win…. No biggy, right? Hmmph. They’d better… :)

Posted by supermegafoxyawesomehot on January 25, 2011, 07:03 PM report to moderator
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God I cannot wait for part 2!!!!

Posted by akcorr on January 25, 2011, 08:01 PM report to moderator
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God I cannot wait for part 2!!!!

Posted by akcorr on January 25, 2011, 08:01 PM report to moderator
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This is great. If not this film, the last one better rake in the Oscars!

Posted by GottaGetBackToHogwarts[WBM] on January 25, 2011, 08:04 PM report to moderator
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I hope we do great but good luck to everyone!

Posted by ksddancer... ROAR!!!!!!! on January 25, 2011, 08:21 PM report to moderator
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This is amazing! :) :) :) :)

Posted by Hogwarts_Love_21 on January 25, 2011, 08:30 PM report to moderator
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hell yeah! they definitely deserve it.

Posted by andarocketship on January 25, 2011, 11:36 PM report to moderator
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Congradulations to to ALL of the Actors and Actresses in Part 1, it was AWESOME and I know that Part 2 of Deathly Hallows is going to be even more AWESOME!!!!!

Posted by Mistic Willow on January 26, 2011, 07:18 AM report to moderator
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Part two is going to win twice as much as Part 1!

Posted by Sohumdore on January 26, 2011, 08:34 AM report to moderator
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That’s great!
I really hope they’ll win something cuz they definitely deserved it!

Posted by Petra on January 26, 2011, 10:50 AM report to moderator
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I hope that HP films win some award, especially when the series as a whole is completed. Some awards now would be great too! If you haven’t seen the King’s Speech, go! It has some amazing acting, and the story is very moving. Check up a bit on the history first, as it will make the film more enjoyable. Timothy Spall plays Churchill, and although you don’t see him for very long in the movie, he is very good indeed.

Posted by Fresca ROAR on January 26, 2011, 12:59 PM report to moderator
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This film won’t win the awards. The special effects and art direction weren’t as grand as with films like Alice in Wonderland. I think the next one will get much more attention and probably deserve it.
I’m just happy it wasn’t nominated for razzies like Eclipse. At the razzies they love tackling populair franchises. That they didn’t nominate an easy target like DH1, proves what a great film it was.

Posted by Redbeard on January 26, 2011, 02:24 PM report to moderator
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Wonderful news !ยง!

Posted by HogwartsHP on January 26, 2011, 03:28 PM report to moderator
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Actually, I think Helena Bonham Carter’s role as Bellatrix LeStrange was a bigger stretch than her portrayal as Queen Elizabeth. She is really good in everything I’ve seen her do.

Posted by Noble Birth Descending on January 26, 2011, 03:48 PM report to moderator
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