Monday, March 14, 2011

31st Genie Awards Winners

Last week the Academy had their awards ceremony and winners are in *BLUE; to check winners in all categories go here.

Today the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television announced the nominees for this year with Barney’s Version leading with 11 nods but following closely is Incendies with 10. These are the nominees in some categories.

Best Motion Picture
Les Amours Imaginaires (Heartbeats), Xavier Dolan
Barney’s Version, Richard J. Lewis
*Incendies, Denis Villeneuve
Splice, Vicenzo Natali

Achievement in Direction
Xavier Dolan for Les Amours Imaginaires (Heartbeats)
Richard J. Lewis for Barney’s Version
Podz for 10 ½
*Denis Villeneuve for Incendies

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
*Lubna Azabal in Incendies
Tatiana Maslany in Grown Up Movie Star
Molly Parker in Trigger
Rosamund Pike in Barney’s Version
Tracy Wright in Trigger

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Jay Baruche in The Trotsky
*Paul Giamatti in Barney’s Version
Robert Naylor in 10 ½
Timothy Olphant in High Life
Francois Papineau in Route 132

To check nominees in all categories go here. Award ceremony will be on Thursday, March 10. Haven’t seen movie yet but I bet that Incendies will get the top award.

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