The 82nd Annual Academy Award Nomination

| February 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

 The 82nd Annual Academy Award Nominations!


Here is the full list of Oscar nominees, just announced…leading the field for all nominations: both Avatar and
The Hurt Locker with nine nominations apiece (and, to make things interesting, directed by former spouses James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow)

Best Motion Picture of the Year
       •       Avatar
       •       The Blind Side
       •       District 9
       •       An Education
       •       The Hurt Locker
       •       Inglourious Basterds
       •       Precious
       •       A Serious Man
       •       Up
       •       Up in the Air

Achievement in Directing
       •       James Cameron, Avatar
       •       Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
       •       Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds
       •       Lee Daniels, Precious
       •       Jason Reitman, Up in the Air

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
       •       Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart
       •       George Clooney, Up in the Air
       •       Colin Firth, A Single Man
       •       Morgan Freeman, Invictus
       •       Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker


Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
       •       Matt Damon, Invictus
       •       Woody Harrelson, The Messenger
       •       Christopher Plummer, The Last Station
       •       Stanley Tucci, The Lovely Bones
       •       Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
       •       Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side
       •       Helen Mirren, The Last Station
       •       Carey Mulligan, An Education
       •       Gabourey Sidibe, Precious
       •       Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia


Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
       •       Penélope Cruz, Nine
       •       Vera Farmiga, Up in the Air
       •       Maggie Gyllenhaal, Crazy Heart
       •       Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air
       •       Mo’Nique, Precious

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year
       •       Coraline
       •       Fantastic Mr. Fox
       •       The Princess and the Frog
       •       The Secret of Kells
       •       Up

Original Screenplay
       •       The Hurt Locker, Mark Boal
       •       Inglourious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino
       •       The Messenger, Alessandro Camon and Oren Moverman
       •       A Serious Man, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
       •       Up, Pete Docter, Tom McCarthy and Bob Peterson

Adapted Screenplay
       •       District 9, Neil Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell
       •       An Education, Nick Hornby
       •       In the Loop, Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci and Tony Roche
       •       Precious, Geoffrey Fletcher
       •       Up in the Air, Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
       •       Ajami (Israel)
       •       El Secreto de Sus Ojos (Argentina)
       •       The Milk of Sorrow (Peru)
       •       Un Prophete (France)
       •       The White Ribbon (Germany)

Original Score
       •       James Horner, Avatar
       •       Alexandre Desplat, Fantastic Mr. Fox
       •       Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders, The Hurt Locker
       •       Hans Zimmer, Sherlock Holmes
       •       Michael Giacchino, Up

Original Song
       •       “Almost There,” Music & Lyrics by Randy Newman (The Princess and the Frog)
       •       “Down in New Orleans,” Music & Lyrics by Randy Newman (The Princess and the Frog)
       •       “Loin de Paname,” Music by Reinhardt Wagner; Lyric by Frank Thomas (Paris 36)
       •       “Take It All,” Music & Lyrics by Maury Yeston (Nine)
       •       “The Weary Kind,” Music & Lyrics by Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett (Crazy Heart)

Achievement in Art Direction
       •       Avatar
       •       The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
       •       Nine
       •       Sherlock Holmes
       •       The Young Victoria

Achievement in Cinematography
       •       Avatar
       •       Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
       •       The Hurt Locker
       •       Inglourious Basterds
       •       The White Ribbon

Achievement in Costume Design
       •        Bright Star
       •       Coco Before Chanel
       •       The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
       •       Nine
       •       The Young Victoria

Best Documentary Feature
       •        Burma VJ
       •        The Cove
       •        Food, Inc.
       •        The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
       •        Which Way Home

Best Documentary Short Subject
       •        China’s Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province
       •        The Last Campaign of Booth Gardner
       •        The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant
       •        Music by Prudence
       •       Rabbit a la Berlin

Achievement in Film Editing
       •       Avatar
       •       District 9
       •       The Hurt Locker
       •       Inglourious Basterds
       •       Precious

Achievement in Makeup
       •       Il Divo
       •       Star Trek
       •       The Young Victoria

Best Animated Short Film
       •       French Roast
       •       Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty
       •       The Lady and the Reaper (La Dama y la Muerte)
       •       Logorama
       •       A Matter of Loaf and Death

Best Live Action Short Film
       •       The Door
       •       Instead of Abracadabra
       •       Kavi
       •       Miracle Fish
       •       The New Tenants

Achievement in Sound Editing
       •       Avatar
       •       The Hurt Locker
       •       Inglourious Basterds
       •       Star Trek
       •       Up

Achievement in Sound Mixing
       •       Avatar
       •       The Hurt Locker
       •       Inglourious Basterds
       •       Star Trek
       •       Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Achievement in Visual Effects
       •       Avatar
       •       District 9
       •       Star Trek


The Oscars airs on Sunday, March 7th 2010 and there is sure to be some exciting moments.


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