2010 Oscar Nominations
And the nominees are…..Sci-fi epic Avatar and war saga The Hurt Locker earned a leading nine Oscar nominations at Tuesday morning’s press conference announcing the 2010 Academy Award nominees. Both films are up for Best Film and Best Director in a race that will see lensman James Cameron face off against ex-wife Kathryn Bigelow.
For the first time, the Oscars will feature 10 Best Picture contenders instead of the usual five.
Other movies among the nominees for 2010 Best Picture include Up in the Air, The Blind Side, Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire, District 9, Up, A Serious Man, Inglourious Basterds, and An Education.