Bookmark (0)

No account yet? Register

The NAACP announced the nominees for the 42nd Annual Image Awards.  Nominees for Outstanding Motion Picture include “For Colored Girls” (Lionsgate/34th Street Films), “Just Wright” (Fox Searchlight Pictures), “The Book of Eli” (Warner Bros. Pictures), “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features) and “Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?” (Lionsgate).

Other nominees for Motion Picture and Documentary awards include:

MOTION PICTURE
Outstanding Motion Picture
• “For Colored Girls” (Lionsgate/34th Street Films)
• “Just Wright” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
• “The Book of Eli” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
• “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features)
• “Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?” (Lionsgate)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
• Anthony Mackie – “Night Catches Us” (Magnolia Pictures)
• Common – “Just Wright” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
• Denzel Washington – “The Book of Eli” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
• Jaden Smith – “The Karate Kid” (Columbia Pictures)
• Morgan Freeman – “Red” (Summit Entertainment)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
• Halle Berry – “Frankie & Alice” (Freestyle Releasing)
• Janet Jackson – “Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?” (Lionsgate)
• Kerry Washington – “Night Catches Us” (Magnolia Pictures)
• Queen Latifah – “Just Wright” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
• Zoë Saldana – “The Losers” (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
• Don Cheadle – “Brooklyn’s Finest” (Overture Films)
• Idris Elba – “Takers” (Screen Gems)
• Justin Timberlake – “The Social Network” (Columbia Pictures)
• Michael Ealy – “For Colored Girls” (Lionsgate/34th Street Films)
• Samuel L. Jackson – “Mother and Child” (Sony Pictures Classics)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
• Anika Noni Rose – “For Colored Girls” (Lionsgate/34th Street Films)
• Kimberly Elise – “For Colored Girls” (Lionsgate/34th Street Films)
• Phylicia Rashad – “For Colored Girls” (Lionsgate/34th Street Films)
• Jill Scott – “Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?” (Lionsgate)
• Whoopi Goldberg – “For Colored Girls” (Lionsgate/34th Street Films)

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
• “Conviction” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
• “Frankie & Alice” (Freestyle Releasing)
• “La Mission” (Screen Media Ventures)
• “Mother and Child” (Sony Pictures Classics)
• “Night Catches Us” (Magnolia Pictures)

Outstanding Foreign Motion Picture
• “A Barefoot Dream” (Showbox/Mediaplex)
• “Biutiful” (Roadside Attractions)
• “Four Lions” (Drafthouse Films)
• “Mother” (Magnolia Pictures)
• “Outside the Law” (Tessalit Productions)

DOCUMENTARY
Outstanding Documentary (Theatrical or Television)
• “For Love of Liberty: The Story of America’s Black Patriots” (PBS)
• “Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel” (Metaphor Films)
• “If God is Willing and the Creek Don’t Rise” (HBO)
• “Waiting for “Superman” (Paramount Vantage)
• “William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe” (POV)

WRITING
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture -(Theatrical or Television)
• Mary King, Anna Waterhouse, Joe Shrapnel, Marko King, Jonathan Watters, Cheryl
Edwards – “Frankie & Alice” (Freestyle Releasing)
• Michael C. Martin – “Brooklyn’s Finest” (Overture Films)
• Michael Elliot – “Just Wright” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
• Rodrigo Garcia – “Mother and Child” (Sony Pictures Classics)
• Tyler Perry – “Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?” (Lionsgate)

DIRECTING
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture -(Theatrical or Television)
• Geoffrey Sax – “Frankie & Alice” (Freestyle Releasing)
• George Tillman, Jr. – “Faster” (CBS Films)
• Tanya Hamilton – “Night Catches Us” (Magnolia Pictures)
• The Hughes Brothers – “The Book of Eli” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
• Tyler Perry – “For Colored Girls” (Lionsgate/34th Street Films)

Click here for the full list of nominees.

Share ...

Subscribe for Blog Updates

Sign up for our latest updates.

Please follow us to get updates online.