Tuesday, February 2, 2010

And the Nominees Are...

I actually managed to get out of bed at 8:30 this morning to watch the livestream of the the Oscar announcements. I've never actually been this involved in the awards season before, so this is so freaking exciting to me!
Anne Hathaway looks good for 5:30 PST. That's a good start.
Supporting Actress nominees are Mo'Nique, Anna Kendrick, Vera Farmiga, Penelope Cruz, and....MAGGIE GYLLENAAL???????
Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, Christopher Plummer, Matt Damon, Stanley Tucci, Woody Harrelson. Nothing we didn't expect here.
Actress: Sandra Bullock, Helen Mirren, Carey Mulligan, Gabourey Sidibe, Meryl Streep. So far I'm 14/15.
Actor: Jeff Bridges, George Clooney, Morgan Freeman, Colin Firth, Jeremy Renner. Still no other surprises.
Director: James Cameron, Kathryn Bigelow, Lee Daniels, Quentin Tarantino, Jason Reitman. My faith in Daniels has paid off!
Original Screenplay: Inglourious Basterds, Up, The Hurt Locker, The Messenger, A Serious Man.
Adapted Screenplay: District 9, An Education, In the Loop, Up in the Air, Precious
Best Picture: Avatar, The Blind Side, District 9, Up, Up in the Air, The Hurt Locker, A Serious Man, Inglourious Basterds, Precious, An Education
Plenty to talk about once the full nominees are out. Check back soon!

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