My Predictions of the 2010 Oscar Nominations

These aren’t my choices for the best, these are the ones who I think will be announced as the nominees come tomorrow morning. With the exception of about five of the Best Picture slots, most of these are very safe bets. Or so they would seem. Here are the predictions, plus an upset special choice that might sneak onto the ballots.

Best Picture:
Avatar
District 9
An Education
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Invictus
Precious
A Serious Man
Up
Up In The Air
Upset special: (500) Days of Summer

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
Upset special: Matt Damon, The Informant!

Best Actress:
Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side
Helen Mirren, The Last Station
Carey Mulligan, An Education
Gabourey Sidibe, Precious
Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia
Upset special: Emily Blunt, The Young Victoria

Best Supporting Actor:
Matt Damon, Invictus
Woody Harrelson, The Messenger
Christopher Plummer, The Last Station
Stanley Tucci, The Lovely Bones
Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds
Upset special: Chrstian McKay, Me and Orson Welles

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
Upset special: Marion Cotillard, Nine

Best Director:
Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
James Cameron, Avatar
Lee Daniels, Precious
Jason Reitman, Up in the Air
Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds
Upset special: Neill Blomkamp, District 9

Best Original Screenplay:
Mark Boal, The Hurt Locker
Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, A Serious Man
Pete Docter & Bob Peterson, Up
Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber, (500) Days of Summer
Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds
Upset special: James Cameron, Avatar

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Neill Blomkamp & Terri Tatchell, District 9
Geoffrey Fletcher, Precious
Nick Hornby, An Education
Armando Iannucci, In The Loop
Jason Reitman & Sheldon Turner, Up in the Air
Upset special: Scott Cooper, Crazy Heart

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~ by russellhainline on February 2, 2010.

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