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Oscar nominees

<p>The nominees for Best Picture include "Avatar". 



REUTERS/Jas Lehal </p>

The nominees for Best Picture include "Avatar". REUTERS/Jas Lehal

The nominees for Best Picture include "Avatar". REUTERS/Jas Lehal

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<p>"The Hurt Locker"



REUTERS/Danny Moloshok </p>

"The Hurt Locker" REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

"The Hurt Locker" REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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<p>"Up In The Air"



REUTERS/Fred Prouser </p>

"Up In The Air" REUTERS/Fred Prouser

"Up In The Air" REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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<p>"The Blind Side" 



REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni </p>

"The Blind Side" REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

"The Blind Side" REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>"Precious: Based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire"



REUTERS/Fred Prouser </p>

"Precious: Based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire" REUTERS/Fred Prouser

"Precious: Based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire" REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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<p>"District 9"  



REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

"District 9" REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

"District 9" REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>"Up" 



REUTERS/Fred Prouser </p>

"Up" REUTERS/Fred Prouser

"Up" REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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<p>"A Serious Man" 




REUTERS/Jas Lehal </p>

"A Serious Man" REUTERS/Jas Lehal

"A Serious Man" REUTERS/Jas Lehal

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<p>"Inglourious Basterds"



REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch </p>

"Inglourious Basterds" REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

"Inglourious Basterds" REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

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<p>"An Education" 



REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine </p>

"An Education" REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

"An Education" REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

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<p>The nominees for Actors in a Leading Role include Jeff Bridges for "Crazy Heart". 



REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni</p>

The nominees for Actors in a Leading Role include Jeff Bridges for "Crazy Heart". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

The nominees for Actors in a Leading Role include Jeff Bridges for "Crazy Heart". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>George Clooney for "Up In The Air"



REUTERS/Fred Prouser</p>

George Clooney for "Up In The Air" REUTERS/Fred Prouser

George Clooney for "Up In The Air" REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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<p>Colin Firth for "A Single Man"



REUTERS/Jason Redmond</p>

Colin Firth for "A Single Man" REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Colin Firth for "A Single Man" REUTERS/Jason Redmond

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<p>Morgan Freeman for "Invictus" 



REUTERS/Juan Medina</p>

Morgan Freeman for "Invictus" REUTERS/Juan Medina

Morgan Freeman for "Invictus" REUTERS/Juan Medina

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<p>Jeremy Renner for "The Hurt Locker" 



REUTERS/Danny Moloshok </p>

Jeremy Renner for "The Hurt Locker" REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Jeremy Renner for "The Hurt Locker" REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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<p>Nominees for Best Actress in Leading Role include Carey Mulligan for "An Education". 




REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni </p>

Nominees for Best Actress in Leading Role include Carey Mulligan for "An Education". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Nominees for Best Actress in Leading Role include Carey Mulligan for "An Education". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>Gabourey Sidibe for "Precious: Based on the Novel &lsquo;Push&rsquo; by Sapphire"



REUTERS/Danny Moloshok </p>

Gabourey Sidibe for "Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire" REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Gabourey Sidibe for "Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire" REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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<p>Meryl Streep for "Julie &amp; Julia"



REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico </p>

Meryl Streep for "Julie & Julia" REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico

Meryl Streep for "Julie & Julia" REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico

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<p>Helen Mirren for "The Last Station" 



REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni </p>

Helen Mirren for "The Last Station" REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Helen Mirren for "The Last Station" REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>Sandra Bullock for "The Blind Side"



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Sandra Bullock for "The Blind Side" REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Sandra Bullock for "The Blind Side" REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>Nominees for Best Actor in a Supporting Role include Matt Damon for "Invictus". 



REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

Nominees for Best Actor in a Supporting Role include Matt Damon for "Invictus". REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Nominees for Best Actor in a Supporting Role include Matt Damon for "Invictus". REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Woody Harrelson for "The Messenger"



REUTERS/Phil McCarten </p>

Woody Harrelson for "The Messenger" REUTERS/Phil McCarten

Woody Harrelson for "The Messenger" REUTERS/Phil McCarten

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<p>Christopher Plummer for "The Last Station"



REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni </p>

Christopher Plummer for "The Last Station" REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Christopher Plummer for "The Last Station" REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>Stanley Tucci for "The Lovely Bones"



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Stanley Tucci for "The Lovely Bones" REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Stanley Tucci for "The Lovely Bones" REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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<p>Christoph Waltz for "Inglourious Basterds" 



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Christoph Waltz for "Inglourious Basterds" REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Christoph Waltz for "Inglourious Basterds" REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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<p>Nominees for Best Actress in a Supporting Role include Penelope Cruz in "Nine". 



REUTERS/Danny Moloshok </p>

Nominees for Best Actress in a Supporting Role include Penelope Cruz in "Nine". REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Nominees for Best Actress in a Supporting Role include Penelope Cruz in "Nine". REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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<p>Vera Farmiga for "Up in the Air"



REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

Vera Farmiga for "Up in the Air" REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Vera Farmiga for "Up in the Air" REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Maggie Gyllenhaal for "Crazy Heart"



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Maggie Gyllenhaal for "Crazy Heart" REUTERS/File

Maggie Gyllenhaal for "Crazy Heart" REUTERS/File

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<p>Anna Kendrick for "Up in the Air"



REUTERS/Phil McCarten </p>

Anna Kendrick for "Up in the Air" REUTERS/Phil McCarten

Anna Kendrick for "Up in the Air" REUTERS/Phil McCarten

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<p>Mo'Nique for &ldquo;Precious: Based on the Novel &lsquo;Push&rsquo; by Sapphire&rdquo;



REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni </p>

Mo'Nique for “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Mo'Nique for “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>Nominees for Best Direction include James Cameron for "Avatar". 



REUTERS/Christian Hartmann </p>

Nominees for Best Direction include James Cameron for "Avatar". REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Nominees for Best Direction include James Cameron for "Avatar". REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

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<p>Lee Daniels for &ldquo;Precious: Based on the Novel &lsquo;Push&rsquo; by Sapphire&rdquo;



REUTERS/Danny Moloshok </p>

Lee Daniels for “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Lee Daniels for “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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<p>Kathryn Bigelow for "The Hurt Locker" 



REUTERS/Max Rossi </p>

Kathryn Bigelow for "The Hurt Locker" REUTERS/Max Rossi

Kathryn Bigelow for "The Hurt Locker" REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Quentin Tarantino for "Inglourious Basterds"



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Quentin Tarantino for "Inglourious Basterds" REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Quentin Tarantino for "Inglourious Basterds" REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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<p>Jason Reitman for "Up In The Air"



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Jason Reitman for "Up In The Air" REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Jason Reitman for "Up In The Air" REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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