Complete Oscar Nominations 2010

Here they are. My predictions were almost perfect in the major categories (The Blind Side?! WTF!?) and far from perfect in the tech categories (as always). Anyway, check out all of the nominations side by side with my predictions below.

Predictions

BEST PICTURE
Avatar
District 9
An Education
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Invictus
Precious
A Serious Man
Up
Up in the Air

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

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

BEST ACTRESS
Sandra Bullock – The Blind Side
Helen Mirren – The Last Station
Carey Mulligan – An Education
Gabourey Sidibe – Precious
Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Matt Damon – Invictus
Woody Harrelson – The Messenger
Christian McKay – Me and Orson Welles
Stanley Tucci – The Lovely Bones
Christoph Waltz – Inglourious Basterds

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Penelope Cruz – Nine
Vera Farmiga – Up in the Air
Anna Kendrick – Up in the Air
Mo’Nique – Precious
Julianne Moore – A Single Man

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
District 9
An Education
The Fantastic Mr. Fox
Precious
Up in the Air

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
(500) Days of Summer
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
A Serious Man
Up

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Coraline
The Fantastic Mr. Fox
Ponyo
The Princess and the Frog
Up

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
The Beaches of Agnes
The Cove
Food, Inc.
Mugabe and the White African
Under Our Skin

BEST FOREIGN FILM
Ajami
A Prophet
The Secret of Her Eyes
The White Ribbon
Winter in Wartime

BEST ART DIRECTION
Avatar
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Inglourious Basterds
Public Enemies
A Serious Man

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Avatar
District 9
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Nine

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Bright Star
Inglourious Basterds
Nine
Sherlock Holmes
The Young Victoria

BEST EDITING
Avatar
District 9
Hurt Locker
Star Trek
Up in the Air

BEST MAKEUP DESIGN
District 9
Star Trek
The Young Victoria

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
2012
Avatar
Star Trek

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Avatar
The Informant!
Sherlock Holmes
A Single Man
Up

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Avatar
Crazy Heart
Everybody’s Fine
Nine
Where the Wild Things Are

BEST SOUND EFFECTS EDITING
Avatar
District 9
The Hurt Locker
Star Trek
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

BEST SOUND MIXING
Avatar
District 9
The Hurt Locker
Star Trek
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Nominations

BEST PICTURE
Avatar
District 9
An Education
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
The Blind Side
Precious
A Serious Man
Up
Up in the Air

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

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

BEST ACTRESS
Sandra Bullock – The Blind Side
Helen Mirren – The Last Station
Carey Mulligan – An Education
Gabourey Sidibe – Precious
Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Matt Damon – Invictus
Woody Harrelson – The Messenger
Chris Plummer – The Last Station
Stanley Tucci – The Lovely Bones
Christoph Waltz – Inglourious Basterds

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Penelope Cruz – Nine
Vera Farmiga – Up in the Air
Anna Kendrick – Up in the Air
Mo’Nique – Precious
Maggie Gyllenhaal – Crazy Heart

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
District 9
An Education
In the Loop
Precious
Up in the Air

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
The Messenger
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
A Serious Man
Up

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Coraline
The Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Secret of Kels
The Princess and the Frog
Up

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Burma VJ
The Cove
Food, Inc.
The Most Dangerous Man in America
Which Way Home

BEST FOREIGN FILM
Ajami
A Prophet
The Secret of Her Eyes
The White Ribbon
The Milk of Sorrow

BEST ART DIRECTION
Avatar
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Nine
Sherlock Holmes
The Young Victoria

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Avatar
H. Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
The White Ribbon

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Bright Star
Coco avant Chanel
Nine
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
The Young Victoria

BEST EDITING
Avatar
District 9
Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Precious

BEST MAKEUP DESIGN
Il Divo
Star Trek
The Young Victoria

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
District 9
Avatar
Star Trek

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Avatar
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Sherlock Holmes
The Hurt Locker
Up

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
The Princess and the Frog
Crazy Heart
The Princess and the Frog
Nine
Paris 36

BEST SOUND EFFECTS EDITING
Avatar
Inglourious Basterds
The Hurt Locker
Star Trek
Up

BEST SOUND MIXING
Avatar
Inglourious Basterds
The Hurt Locker
Star Trek
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

I will not be making predictions for the Short Film categories. View the full Oscar prediction charts here.

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  • Jose
  • Jeff

    If these are the nominees, I will be disappointed. Way too safe.

  • Unbelievable. Everybody said Roger Ebert was insane for saying “The Blind Side” would get nominated for Best Picture. He was right. Wow.

  • Brandon Cooley

    The nominees are okay except for the Blind Side being nominated for best picture.

  • Brady

    WoW. First of all, I did better than you. I got 22 wrong, but I didn’t do predictions for And Short Films, Documentaries, and Foreign Language Films.

    “The Blind Side” for BP!! I liked it but it had it’s flaws. It al together only got TWO nominations! For a BP nominee, that is NOT alot. Sandra Bullock was fantastic, and Jae Head was impressive. It was a ShOcKeR!

    “HP and the Hald Blood Prince” nominated for Best Cinematography? WoW! I did think it had wonderful cinematograpghy , but i never thought it would a get a nomination.

    “Fantastic Mr. Fox” was totally snubbed for best original Screenplay, but it did get a rather unexpected nod for Besr Score, so that’s good because it did have a great score. But it’s screenplay was unusally smart and witty for an animated film.

    “The Hurt Locker” for Best Score”????? There was hardly even any music!

    “Avatar” was SNUBBED for Best Original Song!
    “I See You” was, like, the best song written for a movie this year!

    “I would liked to see “The Lovely Bones” get more noms. I know it got terrinle reviews, but I loved it. It could have gotten a Best Cinematograpghy, Best Visual (if there were only five spots!), Best Actress for Saorise Ronan, and Best Score!

  • dood

    The Blind Side BP nod is probably just the Academy’s way of bringing more people to watch the awards show. That being said, was Invictus so much better that it deserved a nomination over it? I’m not insinuating that it wasn’t – I’m really just asking since there seems to be a lot some backlash and I don’t know many people who even saw it.

  • I think The Blind Side’s inclusion was part of the Academy’s new mass appeal checklist – they want to have enough films for everyone with 10 nominees. Blockbuster? Check. Adult-themed drama? Check. War movie? Check and check. British movie? Check. Comedy? Check. Sci-fi? Check and check. Animated film? Check.

    Sports movie? Check. ‘Blind Side’ replaces ‘Invictus.’

  • Jake

    The Blind Side is dumb. It should have been on CBS on a Sunday night or Lifetime.

    http://www.slate.com/id/2236151/

  • Jose

    Alex I have a question, do you think that with “Up” nominated for best picture and animated feature, voters will think of that as enough of an honor for it, not vote for “Up” for best animated feature, and vote for the much more deserving “Fantastic Mr. Fox”?

  • I think that ‘Up’ has the Best Animated Feature award wrapped up. ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ has only been getting awards from certain coastal critics groups and the Academy members aren’t Wes Anderson loving “hipsters” like those critics.

    I think that ‘Up’ will get almost zero votes for Best Picture because it will go for Animated Feature.

  • Jose

    Well, I can still dream though. Thanks for the feedback.

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