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2010 Oscar Winners

Best Picture – The Hurt LockerBest Director – Kathryn BigelowBest Actor – Jeff BridgesBest Actress – Sandra BullockBest Supporting Actor – Christoph WaltzBest Supporting Actress – Mo’NiqueBest Original Score – UpBest Cinematography – AvatarBest Visual Effects – AvatarBest Costume Design – The Young VictoriaBest Makeup – Star TrekBest Animated Film – Up

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2010 Oscar Nominations

This year there are ten Best Picture nominations rather than the traditional five. Avatar and The Hurt Locker lead the pack with nine noms each.Best Picture“Avatar”“The Blind Side”“District 9”“An Education”“The Hurt Locker”“Inglourious Basterds”“Precious”“A Serious Man”“Up”“Up in the Air”Best ActorJeff Bridges, “Crazy Heart”George Clooney, “Up in the Air”Colin Firth “A Single Man”Morgan Freeman, “Invictus”Jeremy Renner, “The Hurt Locker”Best ActressSandra Bullock, “The ...

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Preshusssh: Mariah Carey (Hic) Winsh

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So I Finally Saw Precious

I finally overcame my “white liberal guilt” and distaste for downer flicks this weekend and saw Precious, which garnered three Golden Globe nominations today, including Best Picture. I found it to be somewhat of a cinematic colonoscopy – uncomfortable and embarrassing – but also ultimately good for you. And like a colonoscopy, it was the kind of experience I hope ...

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Oprah And Tyler Perry Disqualified For Precious Oscar Eligibility

Academy Award officials have ruled that Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry, who signed on as executive producers of Precious after the movie was completed, are not eligible to receive Oscars should the picture win. The pair’s involvement has annoyed some movie industry insiders and well as some critics Huge controversy surrounds the involvement of Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry in ...

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HomoQuotable – Lee Daniels

“Precious is really not a black story. I told it originally for a black audience, and I’m a black, gay filmmaker. So I told it with a gay sensibility, and I gave a black sensibility to it, because I’m African-American. But I think it’s a universal story, and it goes beyond sex and/or culture to be universal. “I met this ...

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