Oscars 2010 Results: meh.

Posted by Charles Reece, March 7, 2010 08:14pm | Post a Comment

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The results were worse than I had predicted (Avatar for cinematography! Precious for best adapted screenplay!). Blue is for my predictions, red for what I got wrong:

Leading Actor

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Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart


Barry Ackroyd, The Hurt Locker  

Mauro Fiore, Avatar

Foreign Language Film

Ajami (Israel)

El Secreto de Sus Ojos (Argentina)

Sound Editing

Christopher Boyes and Gwendolyn Yates Whittle, Avatar    

Paul N.J. Ottosson, The Hurt Locker

Supporting Actor

Christoph Waltz Inglourious Basterds
Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds

Costume Design

Colleen Atwood, Nine  

Sandy Powell, The Young Victoria


Barney Burman, Mindy Hall & Joel Harlow, Star Trek

Sound Mixing

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Paul N.J. Ottosson & Ray Beckett, The Hurt Locker

Leading Actress

Sandra Bullock The Blind Side
Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side


hurt locker Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker

Original Score

Michael Giacchino up
Michael Giacchino, Up

Visual Effects

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Joe Letteri, Stephen Rosenbaum, Richard Baneham & Andrew R. Jones, Avatar

Supporting Actress

Mo'Nique Precious

Documentary Feature

Food, Inc. 

The Cove

Original Song

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Ryan Bingham & T Bone Burnett, Crazy Heart

Adapted Screenplay

 Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner, Up in the Air

Geoffrey Fletcher, Precious

Animated Feature


Documentary Short

music by prudence
Music by Prudence

Animated Short

Nick Park, A Matter of Loaf and Death

Nicolas Schmerkin, Logorama

Original Screenplay

 Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds 

Mark Boal, The Hurt Locker

Art Direction / Set Decoration

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Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg & Kim Sinclair, Avatar

Film Editing

Sally Menke, Inglourious Basterds

Bob Murawski & Chris Innis, The Hurt Locker

Live Action Short

Gregg Helvey, Kavi

Joachim Back & Tivi Magnusson, The New Tenants

 Best Picture

hurt locker poster
The Hurt Locker

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Academy Awards (21), Oscars (35)