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HFPA announces Golden Globe nominations 2011

Golden Globe nominations 2011: The King's Speech and The Social Network took the most nominations.

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Actress Katie Holmes (l.) announces the Golden Globe nominations 2011 as fellow presenters Blair Underwood and Josh Duhamel look on in Beverly Hills, Calif., Tuesday. The Golden Globe Awards will be held on Jan. 16, 2011, in Beverly Hills.

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Awards season is almost upon us, and, like 2009, 2010 didn't disappoint. The best of television and the movies will be celebrated at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards to be held on January 16. The announcement of the nominations was read on Tuesday. Here are the highlights in alphabetical order:

Best Motion Picture - Drama
Black Swan
The Fighter
Inception
The King's Speech
The Social Network

Best Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical
Alice in Wonderland
Burlesque
The Kids Are All Right
Red
The Tourist

Best Foreign Language Film
Biutiful (Mexico, Spain)
The Concert (France)
The Edge (Russia)
I Am Love (Italy)
In A Better World (Denmark)

IN PICTURES: Golden Globe nominees

Best Animated Feature Film
Despicable Me
How To Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
Tangled
Toy Story 3

Best Television Series - Drama
Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Dexter (SHOWTIME)
The Good Wife (CBS)
Mad Men (AMC)
The Walking Dead (AMC)

Best Television Series - Comedy Or Musical
30 Rock (NBC)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
The Big C (Showtime)
Glee (FOX)
Modern Family (ABC)
Nurse Jackie (SHOWTIME)

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Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Halle Berry – Frankie and Alice
Nicole Kidman – Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence – Winter's Bone
Natalie Portman – Black Swan
Michelle Williams – Blue Valentine

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Jesse Eisenberg – The Social Network
Colin Firth – The King's Speech
James Franco – 127 Hours
Ryan Gosling – Blue Valentine
Mark Wahlberg – The Fighter

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical
Annette Bening – The Kids Are All Right
Anne Hathaway – Love And Other Drugs
Angelina Jolie – The Tourist
Julianne Moore – The Kids Are All Right
Emma Stone – Easy A

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical
Johnny Depp – Alice in Wonderland
Johnny Depp – The Tourist
Paul Giamatti – Barney's Version
Jake Gyllenhaal – Love And Other Drugs
Kevin Spacey – Casino Jack

Some of the films in the best motion picture categories are also nominated for best director, best performances by an actor and actress in supporting roles, best screenplay, and best original score.The Fighter is up for best motion picture, and along with Mark Wahlberg's nomination, has Amy Adams and Melissa Leo up for best supporting actress and Christian Bale up for best supporting actor. David O. Russell has been nominated for best director for the film.

Along with its nomination for best motion picture, The King's Speech is in the running to take home the most awards with Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush up for best supporting actress and actor, Tom Hooper nominated for best director, David Seidler in line for best screenplay, and Alexandre Desplat having been nominated for best score.

Along with its own and Natalie Portman's nominations, The Black Swan has Mila Kunis up for best supporting actress and Darren Aronofsky up for best director.

The Social Network, based on the Facebook story, also has a chance to take home the most awards. Like The King's Speech, The Social Network has been nominated for best motion picture, best actor, and four other awards. David Fincher has been nominated for best director and Andrew Garfield is up for best supporting actor. Aaron Sorkin has been nominated for best screenplay, and Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross together have been nominated for best original score.

Inception, 127 Hours, The Kids Are Alright, and Alice in Wonderland are the other movies up for multiple awards ranging from best director to best screenplay to best score.

The awards will be aired on January 16, giving you thirty-three days to catch up on all your movie and TV-watching. Hop to it.

IN PICTURES: Golden Globe nominees

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