2010 Oscar Nominations Announced

Here’s the list of nominees for the 2010 Oscar Awards. Breaking with tradition, ten films have been nominated for “Best Picture.”

Most nominations: Avatar and The Hurt Locker. As for Best Actor and Best Actress:

Nominations for best actor to Jeff Bridges playing a drunk country singer in “Crazy Heart,” George Clooney as a corporate hatchet man in “Up in the Air,” Jeremy Renner as a bomb specialist in “The Hurt Locker,” Colin Firth for “A Single Man” and Morgan Freeman for “Invictus.”

Joining Streep, who portrayed chef Julia Child in “Julie & Julia” and Bullock as a wealthy woman who plucks a homeless teen off the streets and helps him become a sports star, on the list of best actress nominees were Helen Mirren in “The Last Station,” Carey Mulligan for “An Education” and newcomer Gabourey Sidibe in “Precious.” (Reporting by Bob Tourtellotte;