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The 2010 Oscar Nominations

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | March 6, 2010 |

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | March 6, 2010 |

The 2010 Academy Award Nominations were announced this morning by Anne Hathaway, who wore all of her clothes, which deprived us of the only possible unexpected moment of the entire experience. Grab some coffee. Snort a line. Stand under a bolt of lightning.

Here are your nominees.

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

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
Meryl Streep, Julie and Julia
Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side
Helen Mirren, The Last Station
Carey Mulligan, An Education
Gabire Sadibe, Precious

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
Anne Kendrick, Up in the Air
MoNique, Precious
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Crazy Heart

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

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Mark Boal, The Hurt Locker
Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds
Alessandro Camon and Oren Moverman, The Messenger
Joel and Ethan Coen, A Serious Man
Pete Doctor, Tom McCarthy, Up

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Neil Blompkamp, District 9
Nick Hornby, An Education
Jesse Armstrong, Harold Manning, In the Loop
Geoffrey Fletcher, Precious
Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner, Up in the Air

Best Foreign Language Film
A Prophet
The White Ribbon
El Secreto De Sus Ojos
The Milk of Sorrow

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

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