OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2010

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards or The Oscars as they are more commonly referred to, are what it all comes down to; the last chance a movie has of being recognized for it’s greatness before being forgotten for 2010. Here are the 2010 Oscar nominations and below we have selected Lost In Reviews’ favorites for winners. We would love to hear your thoughts on the nominations. Who got snubbed, who should have been forgotten…

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards will air Sunday, March 7th at 7 pm central on ABC. There will be two hosts this year: Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin who both appeared in 2009’s It’s Complicated.

Watch our video discussing who will win, vs. who should win. Individual favorites and who was snubbed and things of that nature below.

BEST PICTURE

Avatar

The Blind Side

Disctrict 9

An Education

The Hurt Locker

Inglourious Basterds (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

Precious

A Serious Man

Up

Up in the Air

BEST DIRECTOR

James Cameron for Avatar

Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker

Quentin Tarantino for Inglourious Basterds (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

Lee Daniels for Precious

Jason Reitman for Up in the Air

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Jeff Bridges for Crazy Heart

George Clooney for Up in the Air

Colin Firth for A Single Man (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

Morgan Freeman for Invictus

Jeremy Renner for The Hurt Locker

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Sandra Bullock for The Blind Side

Helen Mirren for The Last Station

Carey Mulligan for An Education (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

Gabourey Sidibe for Precious

Meryl Streep for Julie and Julia

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Matt Damon for Invictus

Woody Harrelson for The Messenger

Christopher Plummer for The Last Station

Stanley Tucci for The Lovely Bones

Christoph Waltz for Inglourious Basterds (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Penelope Cruz for Nine

Vera Farmiga for Up in the Air

Maggie Gyllenhaal for Crazy Heart

Anna Kendrick for Up in the Air

MoNique for Precious (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Coraline

Fantastic Mr. Fox

The Princess and the Frog

The Secret of Kells

Up (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

BEST FOREIGN FILM

Isreal – Ajami

Argentina- El Secreto de Sus Ojos

Peru- The Milk of Sorrow

France- Un Prophete

Germany-The White Ribbon (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Mark Boal for The Hurt Locker

Quentin Tarantino for Inglourious Basterds (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

Alessandro Camon and Oren Moverman for The Messenger

Joel Coen and Ethan Coen for A Serious Man

Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, and Tom McCarthy for Up

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Neil Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell for District 9

Nick Hornby for An Education

Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci and Tony Rouche for In The Loop

Geoffrey Fletcher for Precious

Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner for Up in the Air (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Burma VJ

The Cove (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

Food Inc

Most Dangerous Man In America

Which Way Home

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Avatar

Fantastic Mr. Fox (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

The Hurt Locker

Sherlock Holmes

Up

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

“Almost There” from “The Princess and the Frog” Music and Lyric by Randy Newman

“Down in New Orleans” from “The Princess and the Frog” Music and Lyric by Randy Newman

“Loin de Paname” from “Paris 36” Music by Reinhardt Wagner Lyric by Frank Thomas

“Take It All” from “Nine” Music and Lyric by Maury Yeston (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

“The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart)” from “Crazy Heart” Music and Lyric by Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett

BEST FILM EDITING

Avatar, Stephen Rivkin, John Refoua and James Cameron

District 9, Julian Clarke

The Hurt Locker, Bob Murawski and Chris Innis (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

Inglourious Basterds, Sally Menke

Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire, Joe Klotz

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Avatar, Mauro Fiore

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Bruno Delbonnel

The Hurt Locker, Barry Ackroyd

Inglourious Basterds, Robert Richardson (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

The White Ribbon, Christian Berger

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Bright Star

Coco before Chanel

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

Nine

The Young Victoria

BEST ART DIRECTION

Avatar

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

Nine

Sherlock Holmes

The Young Victoria

BEST MAKEUP

Il Divo, Aldo Signoretti and Vittorio Sodano

Star Trek, Barney Burman, Mindy Hall and Joel Harlow (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

The Young Victoria, Jon Henry Gordon and Jenny Shircore

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Avatar (Lost In Reviews’ pick)

District 9

Star Trek


Be sure to comment on who YOU think should win and who was left off of the list.

About Angela

Angela is the Editor-in-Chief of Lost in Reviews. She and Ryan created Lost in Reviews together in 2009 out of a mutual hatred for all the stodgy old farts currently writing film reviews. Since launching the site, Angela has enjoyed reviewing indie films over all other films, picking up new music from all corners of the world and photographing live shows. She is the co-host of Blu Monday and a member of the Kansas City Film Critic Circle.



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