82nd Oscar awards nominees

2010-03-02 11:47

THE following are nominees in selected major categories ahead of

the 82nd annual Oscar Awards to be held at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, the

US, on March 7.

Best

picture:

The Hurt Locker; Avatar; The Blind Side; District 9; An Education;

Inglourious Basterds; Up in the Air; Precious; A Serious Man; and Up.

Best

actor in a leading role:

Jeff Bridges in Crazy Heart; George Clooney in Up in the Air; Colin

Firth in A Single Man; Morgan Freeman in Invictus; and Jeremy Renner in The Hurt

Locker.

Best

actress in a leading role:

Meryl Streep in Julie & Julia; Sandra Bullock in The Blind

Side; Carey Mulligan in An Education; Helen Mirren in The Last Station; and

Gabourey Sidibe in Precious.

Best

actor in a supporting role:

Christoph Waltz in Inglourious Basterds; Woody Harrelson in The

Messenger; Christopher Plummer in The Last Station; Matt Damon in Invictus; and

Stanley Tucci in The Lovely Bones.

Best

actress in a supporting role:

Penelope Cruz in Nine; Mo’Nique in Precious; Anna Kendrick in Up in

the Air; Vera Farmiga in Up in the Air;

and Maggie Gyllenhaal in Crazy Heart.

Best

director:

Kathryn Bigelow in The Hurt Locker; James Cameron in Avatar;

Quentin Tarantino in Inglourious Basterds; Jason Reitman in Up in the Air; and

Lee Daniels in Precious.

Best

foreign-language film:

Ajami of Israel; El Secreto de Sus Ojos of Argentina; The Milk of

Sorrow of Peru; Un Prophete of France; and The White Ribbon of Germany.

Best

animated feature film:

Coraline; Up; Fantastic Mr Fox; The Princess and the Frog; and The

Secret of Kells.


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