Here they are, the 2010 Academy Award nominations! Yay! Yawn! There are few surprises to be found here – Sandra Bullock got her Best Actress nomination, as did Jeff Bridges for Best Actor, but the Best Picture category at least looks kinda interesting, with Up and District 9 snagging nods alongside the films you expected to be recognized. Nominees are below – check out the full list on Oscar.com.
Best Picture: Avatar, The Blind Side, District 9, An Education, The Hurt Locker, Inglourious Baserds, Precious, Up, Up In The Air, A Serious Man
Directing: James Cameron – Avatar, Kathryn Bigelow - The Hurt Locker, Quentin Tarantino – Inglourious Basterds, Lee Daniels – Precious.
Actor In A Leading Role: Jeff Bridges – Crazy Heart, George Clooney – Up In The Air, Morgan Freeman – Invictus, Colin Firth - A Single Man, Jeremy Renner – The Hurt Locker.
Actress In A Leading Role: Sandra Bullock – The Blind Side, Helen Mirren - The Last Station, Gabby Sidibe – Precious, Carey Mulligan – An Education, Meryl Streep - Julie and Julia.
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.
Actress In A Supporting Role: Penelope Cruz - Nine, Vera Farmiga – Up In The Air, Anna Kendrick – Up In The Air, Maggie Gyllenhaal – Crazy Heart, Mo’Nique - Precious.
Animated Feature Film: Coraline, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Up, The Secret Of Kells, The Princess And The Frog.
Documentary Feature: The Cove, Food Inc., Which Way Home, Burma VJ.