thesocialnetworknews3.pngThe full list of winners. Vote counts included.

BEST PICTURE
*1. The Social Network 61
2. Carlos 28
3. Winter's Bone 18

BEST DIRECTOR
*1. David Fincher 66 - The Social Network
2. Olivier Assayas 36 - Carlos
3. Roman Polanski 29 - The Ghost Writer

BEST ACTOR
*1. Jesse Eisenberg 30 - The Social Network
2. Colin Firth 29 - The King's Speech
2. Edgar Ramirez 29 - Carlos

BEST ACTRESS
*1. Giovanna Mezzogiorno 33 - Vincere
2. Annette Bening 28 - The Kids Are All Right
3. Lesley Manville 27 - Another Year

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
*1. Geoffrey Rush 33 - The King's Speech
2. Christian Bale 32 - The Fighter
3. Jeremy Renner 30 - The Town

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
*1. Olivia Williams 37 - The Ghost Writer
2. Amy Adams 28 - The Fighter
3. Melissa Leo 23 - The Fighter
3. Jacki Weaver 23 - Animal Kingdom

BEST NONFICTION
*1. Inside Job 25 (Charles Ferguson)
2. Exit Through the Gift Shop 21 (Banksy)
3. Last Train Home 15 (Lixin Fan)

BEST SCREENPLAY
*1. Aaron Sorkin 73 - The Social Network
2. David Seidler 25 - The King's Speech
3. Roman Polanski and Robert Harris 19 - The Ghost Writer

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
*1. Carlos 31
2. A Prophet 22
3. White Material 16

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
*1. True Grit 31 (Roger Deakins)
2. Black Swan 27 (Matthew Libatique)
3. Somewhere 18 (Harris Savides)

FILM HERITAGE AWARDS:
1. "The Film Foundation (20-year anniversary)
2. "Chaplin at Keystone" Flicker Alley
3. "Elia Kazan Collection" (Fox)
4. "Upstream," rediscovered 1927 film dir. by John Ford. (National Film Preservation Foundation. )
5. "On the Bowery" (Milestone)
6. "Word Is Out" (Restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive and distributed by Milestone)

 

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LOS ANGELES, CA -- Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE) and iTunes are offering nearly 100,000 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) members Fox Searchlight Pictures' 127 HOURS, BLACK SWAN and CONVICTION in HD from iTunes for viewing on their iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac or PC, or with Apple TV on their HD TV. The films will be available to members from January 7-28 during the SAG awards consideration window.

In the past, studios have faced security concerns and prohibitive costs to create and distribute screeners to organizations with large numbers of voters. For the first time ever, FFE's Fox Searchlight Pictures and iTunes allow the studio to make the screening of films still in theatrical release available to all SAG members who are eligible to vote, in a more secure and cost effective manner. Fox is discussing a similar arrangement in the future with AMPAS, BAFTA and other organizations to implement this new way to present their films for consideration.

"We are thrilled at the nominations these fantastic films have received from this prestigious group, and while we would always prefer voters see films in a theaters, we realize that is not always possible, so we wanted to make sure as many voters as possible have the opportunity to screen them. iTunes enables us to make our films still in theatrical release available to a large number of important voters," said Jim Gianopulos, Chairman and CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment.

"We've worked with Fox to bring their films to SAG members in an innovative way," said Eddy Cue, Apple's vice president of Internet Services. "We think the voting members will enjoy being able to view these films however they choose, whether on their iPad, iPhone or with Apple TV."

Fox Searchlight Pictures' SAG Awards nominations are: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, James Franco - 127 HOURS; Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, BLACK SWAN; Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, Natalie Portman - BLACK SWAN; Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, Mila Kunis - BLACK SWAN; and Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, Hilary Swank - CONVICTION.

Screen Actors Guild members can obtain information on receiving their redemption codes at www.foxsearchlight.com/SAG.

 

 

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1711predictions.pngSeason of the Witch: 2,816 (NEW)
Country Strong: 1,424 (+1,422)
Little Fockers: 3,678 (+124)
Yogi Bear: 3,288 (-227)
True Grit: 3,124 (+41)
TRON: Legacy: 3,103 (-352)
Gulliver's Travels: 2,964 (-125)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader: 2,814 (-134)
The Fighter: 2,528 (-6)
The Tourist: 2,442 (-314)
Tangled: 2,383 (-199)
How Do You Know: 1,902 (-581)
Black Swan: 1,584 (+31)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I: 1,507 (-225)
The King's Speech: 758 (+58)
The Social Network: 603 (+354)

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TULSA, Okla. & COLUMBUS, Ga.-- Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC), a leading DIGITAL cinema and 3D motion picture exhibitor, today announced that it will be working with the Garrett Moore Company out of Dallas, Texas, pending zoning approval from the local authorities, to build a 12-screen theatre with 2,330 seats. The theatre will feature a new Carmike state-of-the-art entertainment complex to be located at The Walk in the Tulsa Hills Development, on Highway 75 and 81st Street. Carmike's Next Level In Cinema will feature THE BIG D DIGITAL EXPERIENCE, which will immerse our patrons in the ultimate sight and sound moviegoing adventure.

Amenities for the new 45,300 square foot 12-plex will include stadium style, high-back plush seating throughout the entire complex. This theatre will feature wall-to-wall screens, with projection powered by DLP DIGITAL technology, which produces 35 trillion colors delivering the sharpest and most pristine picture available anywhere. The theatre will include state-of-the-art DIGITAL 3-D capability from Real-D technology. This will have moviegoers immersed into each action- packed feature.

With the Tulsa opening, the state of Oklahoma becomes the 3rd state in the nation to offer theatergoers the exciting new BIG-D format that was recently launched by Carmike.

Carmike President and CEO David Passman stated, "Carmike Cinemas is delighted to be coming to the Tulsa, OK market. We have found a partner who has the ability to build a new state-of-the-art entertainment complex for The Walk in the Tulsa Hills Development. In addition to the best possible moviegoing experience for the community, Carmike's use of DIGITAL technology will also enable us to show live and recorded sporting events and concerts, with most being shown in Real-D 3-D."

"The BIG-D" is a totally re-designed premium auditorium, which includes a wall-to-wall screen measuring 78 feet wide and over three stories tall, the latest in 7.1 DIGITAL surround sound and DIGITAL projection for both 2-D and 3-D features. In technical terms, Carmike's BIG-D DIGITAL experience is powered by a cutting-edge Christie Brilliant 3-D flash projector. Images are projected onto the colossal wall-to-wall, ceiling-to-floor screen. The end result is a light output of 30,000 lumens, creating a picture quality with noticeably higher resolution than HD.

To further enhance the experience, the custom QSC DIGITAL audio system is tuned to a 7.1 speaker array with 8 discrete channels and the ability to upgrade to 11.1, a revolution in surround sound technology with DIGITAL audio processing supported by quad-amplified, 4-way speakers and six 21-inch subwoofers.

This exciting new environment also includes the ultimate comfort of plush leather high-back rocking seats placed for optimal viewing in a stadium seating configuration.

"The success over the past year of 3-D releases for features like "Avatar" and "Alice In Wonderland" proves that audiences are not only willing to pay a modest premium for the new DIGITAL experience, but they are now demanding it," stated Mr. Passman. "These and other early successes will no doubt persuade producers to release more movies in this format and with its BIG-D experience Carmike is providing our audiences with the technology and total luxury that brings theatre-going to a whole new level."

Plans for Carmike's BIG-D Experience include more new locations around the U.S. by the end of 2011. "Whether it is a movie, concert, sporting event, motivational speaker or church service, our patrons will find BIG-D placing them at the heart of the event and the action," added Dale Hurst, Carmike's Director of Marketing.

 

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