[tiImage width=”623″ height=”400″ url=”http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2011/wrn/012511-oscars-lead-620.jpg” credit=”Kevin Mazur/WireImage; Steve Granitz/WireImage; Frazer Harrison/Getty; Kevork Djansezian/AP photo” align=”center” border=”1″ alt=”Hailee Steinfeld Natalie Portman Amy Adams Michelle Williams Nicole Kidman”]The Oscar buzz is on! Nominations for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards were announced this morning in Los Angeles. The King’s Speech earned the most nominations, 12 total, including Best Picture. True Grit takes second place with 10, including one Best Supporting Actress nod for 14-year-old Hailee Steinfeld (which puts her up against Golden Globe winner Melissa Leo, and co-star Amy Adams, for their performances in The Fighter). Award season favorites Natalie Portman and Annette Bening are nominated for Best Actress for their performances in Black Swan and The Kids Are All Right, respectively, which are both up for Best Picture as well. Other Best Actress nominees include Nicole Kidman for Rabbit Hole, Michelle Williams for Blue Valentine and Jennifer Lawrence for Winter’s Bone. For more, check out a full list of nominees. The Oscars ceremony airs Sunday, February 27th on ABC.
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The red carpet fashion at the 2011 Critics’ Choice Awards on Friday night featured a pop of winter whites. Best Actress winner Natalie Portman wore a single-strap white Gianfranco Ferré gown with a black band at the top, and paired it with Fred Leighton jewelry, Stella McCartney shoes and a Christian Dior clutch. Michelle Williams also chose white, her variation being a Balenciaga dress with embroidered floral details. She finished the look with Salvatore Ferragamo shoes and Neil Lane jewelry. Click through the gallery to see all the looks from the 2011 Critics’ Choice Awards.