Kick-Ass leads Empire Award Nominations

Kick-Ass leads Empire Award Nominations

<i>Kick-Ass</i> leads Empire Award Nominations

Matthew Vaughn's awesome adaptation of Mark Millar's comic series may finally receive some recognition at the 2011 Jameson Empire Awards. Scott Pilgrim Vs The World is also nominated. Click for the details..

The Empire awards are always a bit special because the nominees and winners are decided by the public. As a result, great films like Kick-Ass, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World and Inception, largely ignored by other award shows, can get the recognition they deserve. Of course it can also allow for stinkers like A Nightmare On Elm St to slip in there too!



Kick-Ass has picked up six nominations. 'Best Film', 'Best British Film', 'Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy' and 'Best Director', along with 'Best Actor' and 'Best Newcomer' nods for stars Aaron Johnson and Chloe Moretz, respectively.

The King's Speech, Inception, The Social Network and Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World are also nominated in the 'Best Film' category.

127 Hours, The King's Speech, Four Lions and Monsters will compete with Kick-Ass for 'Best British Film'

Here is a full list of the award categories and nominees..

Best Thriller
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Shutter Island
The Town
Black Swan
127 Hours

Best Horror
Let Me In
A Nightmare On Elm Street
The Last Exorcism
Paranormal Activity 2
The Crazies

Best Comedy
Four Lions
Get Him To The Greek
The Other Guys
Easy A
Toy Story 3

Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Inception
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Kick-Ass
Alice In Wonderland

Best Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio (Inception)
James Franco (127 Hours)
Colin Firth (The King's Speech)
Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network)
Aaron Johnson (Kick-Ass)

Best Actress
Natalie Portman (Black Swan)
Noomi Rapace (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo)
Emma Watson (Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1)
Olivia Williams (The Ghost)
Helena Bonham Carter (The King's Speech)

Best Director
David Fincher (The Social Network)
Chris Nolan (Inception)
Edgar Wright (Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World)
Tom Hooper (The King's Speech)
Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass)

Best British Film
127 Hours
The King's Speech
Kick-Ass
Four Lions
Monsters

Best Film
Inception
Kick-Ass
The Social Network
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
The King's Speech


The 2011 Jameson Empire Awards will be hosted by Dara O Briain and take place on Sunday, March 27 at London's Grosvenor House Hotel.


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