Oscar Nominations Announced!

Really the biggest shocks are in Supporting Actress with Maggie Gyllenhaal and Penelope Cruz over Diane Kruger or Julianne Moore. Also The Blind Side but no Star Trek or The Hangover for Best Picture. I’ll write another post in just a second with my thoughts.

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

 

Best 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

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

  • Sandra Bullock – The Blind Side
  • Helen Mirren – The Last Station
  • Carey Mulligan – An Education
  • Gabby Sidibe – Precious
  • Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia

 

Best 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

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Penelope Cruz – Nine
  • Vera Farmiga – Up In The Air
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal – Crazy Heart
  • Anna Kendrick – Up In the Air
  • Mo’Nique – Precious

 

Best Achievement in Directing

  • Kathryn Bigelow – The Hurt Locker
  • James Cameron – Avatar
  • Quentin Tarantino – Inglourious Basterds
  • Lee Daniels – Precious
  • Jason Reitman – Up In the Air

 

Best Original Screenplay 

  • The Hurt Locker
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • The Messenger
  • A Serious Man
  • Up

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • District 9
  • An Education
  • In The Loop
  • Precious
  • Up In The Air

 

Best Achievement in Cinematography

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

 

Best Achievement in Editing

  • Avatar
  • District 9
  • The Hurt Locker
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire

 

Best Achievement in Art Direction

  • Avatar
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
  • Nine
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • The Young Victoria

 

Best Achievement in Costume Design

  • Bright Star
  • Coco before Chanel
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
  • Nine
  • The Young Victoria

 

Best Achievement in Makeup

  • Il Divo
  • Star Trek
  • The Young Victoria

 

Best Score

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

 

Best Original Song

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

 

Best Achievement in Sound Mixing

  • Avatar
  • The Hurt Locker
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Star Trek
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

 

Best Achievement in Sound Editing

  • Avatar
  • The Hurt Locker
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Star Trek
  • Up

 

Best Achievement in Visual Effects

  • Avatar
  • District 9
  • Star Trek

 

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

  • Coraline
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Princess and the Frog
  • Secret of Kells
  • Up

 

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

  • Ajami” Israel
  • El Secreto de Sus Ojos” Argentina
  • The Milk of Sorrow” Peru
  • Un Prophète” France
  • The White Ribbon” Germany

 

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 Governor Booth Gardner
  • The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant
  • Music by Prudence
  • Rabbit à la Berlin

 

Best Short Film, Animated

  • 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 Short Film, Live Action

  • The Door
  • Instead of Abracadabra
  • Kavi
  • Miracle Fish
  • The New Tenants

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Posted on February 2, 2010, in Nominations, the Academy Awards and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I am really disappointed by the lack of Star Trek and I don’t care that people point out that avator is science fiction. It’s bad science fiction.

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