2010 Oscar nominations

See who’s up for major nods and who didn’t cut it this year
Tuesday , 02 March 2010
2010 Oscar nominations

The nominees for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards have been announced, setting the stage for the big event on March 7. With the Academy reverting back to its 10 nominees for the Best Movie category, it’s anyone’s game at this year’s show.

And here is the list of nominees in the main categories:

Best Supporting Actress
Penelope Cruz – Nine
Maggie Gyllenhaal – Crazy Heart
Mo’nique – Precious
Anna Kendrick – Up in the Air
Vera Farmiga – Up in the Air

Best Supporting Actor
Matt Damon – Invictus
Woody Harrelson – The Last Station
Christopher Plummer – The Last Station
Stanley Tucci – The Lovely Bones
Christoph Waltz- Inglourious Basterds

Best Actress
Sandra Bullock – The Blind Side
Helen Mirren – The Last Station
Carrie Mulligan – An Education
Gabourey Sidibe – Precious
Meryl Streep– Julie Julia

Best Actor
Jeff Bridges – Crazy Heart
George Clooney – Up in the Air
Morgan Freeman – Invictus
Colin Firth – A Single Man
Jeremy Renner – The Hurt Locker

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

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

Best Picture
Avatar
The Blind Side
District 9
An Education
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basters
Precious
A Serious Man
Up
Up in the Air