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Science-fiction film Avatar and war movie The Hurt Locker1 lead the way at this year's Academy Awards with nine nominations3 each.


A total of 10 films will be up for this year
A total of 10 films will be up for this year's best picture Oscar

The battle will see Avatar's James Cameron go head-to-head with his ex-wife Kathryn Bigelow, who made The Hurt Locker, in the best director category.

Other films featured in the best film category include Up in the Air, The Blind Side, Precious and District 9.

British nominees4 include Colin Firth, Dame5 Helen Mirren and Carey Mulligan.

British writer Nick Hornby, who brought An Education to the big screen, has also been nominated for an award in the best adapted screenplay category最佳改编剧本.

Hornby is well known for a string of books which have been adapted and made into movies, including Fever Pitch, High Fidelity6 and About A Boy.

Writers Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci and Tony Roche are all nominated in the adapted screenplay category for In The Loop, based on comedy show The Thick of It.

Another British hopeful is Nick Park, for Wallace and Gromit caper7 A Matter Of Loaf And Death.

Highest grossing

For the first time since 1944, the Oscars feature 10 best picture contenders竞争者 instead of the usual five.

The list also includes animated8 movie Up, A Serious Man, Inglourious Basterds and An Education.

Firth is up for his first Oscar for his role as a gay academic mourning the death of his partner in fashion designer Tom Ford's debut9初次登台 feature film A Single Man.

"I thought I was managing my expectations, but on hearing the news I discovered new and unfamiliar10 vocal11 tones. Perhaps I should do another musical," said the Mamma Mia star.

The star will go up against George Clooney (Up in the Air), Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart), Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) and Morgan Freeman (Invictus).

Freeman said: "This is my fifth nomination2 and I'm more proud of that than all the rest of it, I think. Getting nominated, to me, that's the plateau.

"After you're nominated, it's like a crap掷骰子 shoot, it's like throwing dice12骰子."

In the best actress category, Sandra Bullock also picked up her first nomination for The Blind Side, along with Mulligan for An Education and Gabourey Sidibe for Precious.

Sidibe, who has been nominated for her first leading role, said: "As soon as I heard, I jumped up and down and for some reason I kept screaming, 'I'm gonna get a car, I'm gonna get a car.' I don't know why."

They will battle it out with Academy Award winners Dame Helen Mirren, for The Last Station and Meryl Streep, for her role in Julie & Julia.

There are also nods for Penelope Cruz (Nine), Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air), Maggie Gyllenhaal (Crazy Heart), Anna Kendrick (Up in the Air) and Mo'Nique (Precious) in the best supporting actress category最佳女配角.


1 locker 8pzzYm     
  • At the swimming pool I put my clothes in a locker.在游泳池我把衣服锁在小柜里。
  • He moved into the locker room and began to slip out of his scrub suit.他走进更衣室把手术服脱下来。
2 nomination BHMxw     
  • John is favourite to get the nomination for club president.约翰最有希望被提名为俱乐部主席。
  • Few people pronounced for his nomination.很少人表示赞成他的提名。
3 nominations b4802078efbd3da66d5889789cd2e9ca     
n.提名,任命( nomination的名词复数 )
  • Nominations are invited for the post of party chairman. 为党主席职位征集候选人。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • Much coverage surrounded his abortive bids for the 1960,1964, and 1968 Republican Presidential nominations. 许多消息报道都围绕着1960年、1964年和1968年他为争取提名为共和党总统候选人所做努力的失败。 来自辞典例句
4 nominees 3e8d8b25ccc8228c71eef17be7bb2d5f     
n.被提名者,被任命者( nominee的名词复数 )
  • She's one of the nominees. 她是被提名者之一。 来自超越目标英语 第2册
  • A startling number of his nominees for senior positions have imploded. 他所提名的高级官员被否决的数目令人震惊。 来自互联网
5 dame dvGzR0     
  • The dame tell of her experience as a wife and mother.这位年长妇女讲了她作妻子和母亲的经验。
  • If you stick around,you'll have to marry that dame.如果再逗留多一会,你就要跟那个夫人结婚。
6 fidelity vk3xB     
  • There is nothing like a dog's fidelity.没有什么能比得上狗的忠诚。
  • His fidelity and industry brought him speedy promotion.他的尽职及勤奋使他很快地得到晋升。
7 caper frTzz     
  • The children cut a caper in the yard.孩子们在院子里兴高采烈地乱蹦乱跳。
  • The girl's caper cost her a twisted ankle.小姑娘又蹦又跳,结果扭伤了脚踝。
8 animated Cz7zMa     
  • His observations gave rise to an animated and lively discussion.他的言论引起了一场气氛热烈而活跃的讨论。
  • We had an animated discussion over current events last evening.昨天晚上我们热烈地讨论时事。
9 debut IxGxy     
  • That same year he made his Broadway debut, playing a suave radio journalist.在那同一年里,他初次在百老汇登台,扮演一个温文而雅的电台记者。
  • The actress made her debut in the new comedy.这位演员在那出新喜剧中首次登台演出。
10 unfamiliar uk6w4     
  • I am unfamiliar with the place and the people here.我在这儿人地生疏。
  • The man seemed unfamiliar to me.这人很面生。
11 vocal vhOwA     
  • The tongue is a vocal organ.舌头是一个发音器官。
  • Public opinion at last became vocal.终于舆论哗然。
12 dice iuyzh8     
  • They were playing dice.他们在玩掷骰子游戏。
  • A dice is a cube.骰子是立方体。
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