Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Oscar Nominees for 2010 Academy Awards

The 2010 Oscar nominations are out! Does it look like every good film this year got a best picture nomination? What's with ten Best Pic nominees? Well I guess they were all good movies? Then there is Avatar, Avatar and Avatar! Maybe there is a winner there :) For sure James Cameron is the top choice nominee for "Most Money Made in a Motion Picture". In any event everyone at Celebrity Wire congratulates all these deserving nominees and wishes them the best at the 82nd Academy Awards and we look forward to covering it. Below are the nominees

The 2010 82nd Oscar Nominations

Actor in a Leading Role

  • Jeff Bridges in “Crazy Heart”

  • George Clooney in “Up in the Air”

  • Colin Firth in “A Single Man”

  • Morgan Freeman in “Invictus”

  • Jeremy Renner in “The Hurt Locker”

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Matt Damon in “Invictus”

  • Woody Harrelson in “The Messenger”

  • Christopher Plummer in “The Last Station”

  • Stanley Tucci in “The Lovely Bones”

  • Christoph Waltz in “Inglourious Basterds”

Actress in a Leading Role

  • Sandra Bullock in “The Blind Side”

  • Helen Mirren in “The Last Station”

  • Carey Mulligan in “An Education”

  • Gabourey Sidibe in “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”

  • Meryl Streep in “Julie & Julia”

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Penélope Cruz in “Nine”

  • Vera Farmiga in “Up in the Air”

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal in “Crazy Heart”

  • Anna Kendrick in “Up in the Air”

  • Mo’Nique in “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”

Animated Feature Film

  • Coraline” Henry Selick

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox” Wes Anderson

  • The Princess and the Frog” John Musker and Ron Clements

  • The Secret of Kells” Tomm Moore

  • Up” Pete Docter

Art Direction

  • Avatar” Art Direction: Rick Carter and Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Kim Sinclair

  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” Art Direction: Dave Warren and Anastasia Masaro; Set Decoration: Caroline Smith

  • Nine” Art Direction: John Myhre; Set Decoration: Gordon Sim

  • Sherlock Holmes” Art Direction: Sarah Greenwood; Set Decoration: Katie Spencer

  • The Young Victoria” Art Direction: Patrice Vermette; Set Decoration: Maggie Gray


  • Avatar” Mauro Fiore

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” Bruno Delbonnel

  • The Hurt Locker” Barry Ackroyd

  • Inglourious Basterds” Robert Richardson

  • The White Ribbon” Christian Berger

Costume Design

  • Bright Star” Janet Patterson

  • Coco before Chanel” Catherine Leterrier

  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” Monique Prudhomme

  • Nine” Colleen Atwood

  • The Young Victoria” Sandy Powell


  • Avatar” James Cameron

  • The Hurt Locker” Kathryn Bigelow

  • Inglourious Basterds” Quentin Tarantino

  • Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” Lee Daniels

  • Up in the Air” Jason Reitman

Documentary (Feature)

  • Burma VJ” Anders Østergaard and Lise Lense-Møller

  • The Cove” Nominees to be determined

  • Food, Inc.” Robert Kenner and Elise Pearlstein

  • The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers” Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith

  • Which Way Home” Rebecca Cammisa

Documentary (Short Subject)

  • China’s Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province” Jon Alpert and Matthew O’Neill

  • The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner” Daniel Junge and Henry Ansbacher

  • The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant” Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert

  • Music by Prudence” Roger Ross Williams and Elinor Burkett

  • Rabbit à la Berlin” Bartek Konopka and Anna Wydra

Film Editing

  • Avatar” Stephen Rivkin, John Refoua and James Cameron

  • District 9” Julian Clarke

  • The Hurt Locker” Bob Murawski and Chris Innis

  • Inglourious Basterds” Sally Menke

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

Foreign Language Film

  • Ajami” Israel

  • El Secreto de Sus Ojos” Argentina

  • The Milk of Sorrow” Peru

  • Un Prophète” France

  • The White Ribbon” Germany


  • Il Divo” Aldo Signoretti and Vittorio Sodano

  • Star Trek” Barney Burman, Mindy Hall and Joel Harlow

  • The Young Victoria” Jon Henry Gordon and Jenny Shircore

Music (Original Score)

  • Avatar” James Horner

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox” Alexandre Desplat

  • The Hurt Locker” Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders

  • Sherlock Holmes” Hans Zimmer

  • Up” Michael Giacchino

Music (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

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

Best Picture

  • Avatar” James Cameron and Jon Landau, Producers

  • The Blind Side” Nominees to be determined

  • District 9” Peter Jackson and Carolynne Cunningham, Producers

  • An Education” Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey, Producers

  • The Hurt Locker” Nominees to be determined

  • Inglourious Basterds” Lawrence Bender, Producer

  • Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” Lee Daniels, Sarah Siegel-Magness and Gary Magness, Producers

  • A Serious Man” Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, Producers

  • Up” Jonas Rivera, Producer

  • Up in the Air” Daniel Dubiecki, Ivan Reitman and Jason Reitman, Producers

Short Film (Animated)

  • French Roast” Fabrice O. Joubert

  • Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty” Nicky Phelan and Darragh O’Connell

  • The Lady and the Reaper (La Dama y la Muerte)” Javier Recio Gracia

  • Logorama” Nicolas Schmerkin

  • A Matter of Loaf and Death” Nick Park

Short Film (Live Action)

  • The Door” Juanita Wilson and James Flynn

  • Instead of Abracadabra” Patrik Eklund and Mathias Fjellström

  • Kavi” Gregg Helvey

  • Miracle Fish” Luke Doolan and Drew Bailey

  • The New Tenants” Joachim Back and Tivi Magnusson

Sound Editing

  • Avatar” Christopher Boyes and Gwendolyn Yates Whittle

  • The Hurt Locker” Paul N.J. Ottosson

  • Inglourious Basterds” Wylie Stateman

  • Star Trek” Mark Stoeckinger and Alan Rankin

  • Up” Michael Silvers and Tom Myers

Sound Mixing

  • Avatar” Christopher Boyes, Gary Summers, Andy Nelson and Tony Johnson

  • The Hurt Locker” Paul N.J. Ottosson and Ray Beckett

  • Inglourious Basterds” Michael Minkler, Tony Lamberti and Mark Ulano

  • Star Trek” Anna Behlmer, Andy Nelson and Peter J. Devlin

  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers and Geoffrey Patterson

Visual Effects

  • Avatar” Joe Letteri, Stephen Rosenbaum, Richard Baneham and Andrew R. Jones

  • District 9” Dan Kaufman, Peter Muyzers, Robert Habros and Matt Aitken

  • Star Trek” Roger Guyett, Russell Earl, Paul Kavanagh and Burt Dalton

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

  • District 9” Written by Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell

  • An Education” Screenplay by Nick Hornby

  • In the Loop” Screenplay by Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche

  • Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” Screenplay by Geoffrey Fletcher

  • Up in the Air” Screenplay by Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner

Writing (Original Screenplay)

  • The Hurt Locker” Written by Mark Boal

  • Inglourious Basterds” Written by Quentin Tarantino

  • The Messenger” Written by Alessandro Camon & Oren Moverman

  • A Serious Man” Written by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

  • Up” Screenplay by Bob Peterson, Pete Docter, Story by Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Tom McCarthy

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Monday, February 1, 2010

2010 Grammy Winners

Not the very best Grammy Awards show ever, but still a very good one with Lady Gaga and Elton John opening the show. Here are the winners of the 2010 Grammy Awards. Much Congrats from Celebrity Wire!

Album of the Year: "Fearless," Taylor Swift

Record of the Year: "Use Somebody," Kings of Leon

Song of the Year: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On it)," Beyonce Knowles

New Artist: Zac Brown Band

Pop Vocal Album: "The E.N.D.", The Black Eyed Peas

Female Pop Vocal Performance: "Halo," Beyonce Knowles

Male Pop Vocal Performance: "Make It Mine," Jason Mraz

Rock Album: "21st Century Breakdown," Green Day

Rock Song: "Use Somebody," Kings of Leon

R&B Album: "BLACKsummers'night, "Maxwell

R&B Song: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)," Beyonce Knowles

Rap Album: "Relapse," Eminem

Rap Song: "Run This Town," Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: "Run This Town," Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West

Country Album: "Fearless," Taylor Swift

Female Country Vocal Performance: "White Horse," Taylor Swift

Male Country Vocal Performance: "Sweet Thing," Keith Urban,

Latin Pop Album: "Sin Frenos," La Quinta Estacion

Contemporary Jazz Album: "75," Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate

Classical Album: "Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio from Symphony No. 10"

Traditional Gospel Album: "Oh Happy Day," various artists

Dance Recording: "Poker Face," Lady Gaga

Electronic Dance Album: "The Fame," Lady Gaga

Alternative Music Album: "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix," Phoenix

Spoken Word Album: "Always Looking Up," Michael J. Fox

Comedy Album: "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!" Stephen Colbert Sphere: Related Content