Possible Nominations: The Oscar 2010

A source says that Avatar, Up In The Air and The Hurt Locker are expected to dominate the arena.  Nonetheless, the Academy is known to unredictable and/or surprise announcements along the way.  But surely, all the said three films are considered for the best picture chosen few. 

Below Directors are anticipated to battle for the Best Director category:

  • James Cameron
  • Kathryn Bigelow

(for Avatar and The Hurt Locker respectively). Incedentally, the said two are former husband and wife. 

As to anticipated other categories… 

Best Actor nominees are:

  • Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart)
  • George Clooney (Up In The Air)
  •  Colin Firth (A Single Man)

Best Actress:

  • Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side)
  • Gabourey Sidibe (Precious)
  • Meryl Streep (Julie & Julia).

Hope is very high for another two:

  • Dame Helen Mirren (The Last Station)
  • Carey Mulligan (An Education)

Best Supporting Actress:

  • Anna Kendrick
  • Vera Farmiga (both from Up in the Air)

Other Hopefuls for Best Picture:

  • Pixar’s Up (comedies and animation)
  • Precious (devastating drama)
  • District 9  (low-budget sci-fi movie set in South Africa)
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • An Education
  • A Single Man

The Blind Side may also be included.

Nominees will be announced on 5:30am (1.30pm GMT).  Ceremony is scheduled on March 7, 2010 to be hosted by Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin.

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