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2010 Oscar Tracker - Academy Award Predictions

 

2010 Awards Oscar Tracker

Believe it or not, the movie awards season is upon us. And that means it's time to start keeping an eye on the movers and shakers... the big movies that are getting all the buzz for Oscar consideration.

Throughout the remainder of the season, by the use our super-secret algorithmic formula* we'll keep this list of Oscar predictions and hopefuls fresh and up-to-date. Keep in mind, this isn't necessarily a list of the ones we hope will win, but we do think these are the heavy hitters. Consider this your one-stop-shop for identifying the 2010 Oscar contenders.

Oh, and be sure to let us know which are your favorites by telling us about it in the comments section at the end of the article. Anyone seen all these yet?

(*OK, the secret formula is watching all the announcements from the major voting film critic groups.


Best Picture

The top five contenders

  1. The Social Network
  2. The King's Speech
  3. Inception
  4. Black Swan
  5. Winter's Bone

In the running


Best Actor

The top five contenders

  1. Colin Firth - The King's Speech
  2. James Franco - 127 Hours
  3. Jesse Eisenberg - The Social Network
  4. Jeff Bridges - True Grit
  5. Robert Duvall - Get Low

In the running


Best Actress

The top five contenders

  1. Natalie Portman - Black Swan
  2. Jennifer Lawrence - Winter's Bone
  3. Nicole Kidman - Rabbit Hole
  4. Annette Bening - The Kids Are All Right
  5. Noomi Rapace - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

In the running

  • Michelle Williams - Blue Valentine
  • Carey Mulligan - Never Let me Go
  • Anne Hathaway - Love & Other Drugs
  • Leslie Manville - Another Year
  • Naomi Watts - Fair Play
  • Sally Hawkins - Cairo Time
  • Tilda Swinton - I Am Love
  • Julianne Moore - The Kids Are All Right
  • Diane Lane - Secretariat
  • Patricia Clarkson - Cairo Time

Best Director

The top five contenders

  1. David Fincher - The Social Network
  2. Darren Aronofsky - Black Swan
  3. Christopher Nolan - Inception
  4. Danny Boyle - 127 Hours
  5. Tom Hooper - The King's Speech

In the running


Best Supporting Actor

The top five contenders

  1. Christian Bale - The Fighter
  2. Geoffrey Rush - The King's Speech
  3. John Hawkes - Winter's Bone
  4. Andrew Garfield - The Social Network
  5. Mark Ruffalo - The Kids Are All Right

In the running


Best Supporting Actress

The top five contenders

  1. Melissa Leo - The Fighter
  2. Hailee Steinfeld - True Grit
  3. Amy Adams - The Fighter
  4. Helena Bonham Carter - The King's Speech
  5. Jacki Weaver - Animal Kingdom

In the running


Best Adapted Screenplay

The top five contenders

  1. The Social Network
  2. 127 Hours
  3. True Grit
  4. Winter's Bone
  5. Toy Story 3

In the running


Best Original Screenplay

The top five contenders

  1. Inception
  2. The King's Speech
  3. Black Swan
  4. The Kids Are All Right
  5. Biutiful

In the running


Best Foreign Language Film

  1. Biutiful
  2. I Am Love
  3. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
  4. Mother
  5. A Prophet

In the running

  • Carlos
  • White Material
  • Of Gods and Men
  • Soul Kitchen
  • Life, Above All
  • Incendies

Best Documentary

The top five contenders

  1. Restrepo
  2. Exit Through the Gift Shop
  3. Four Lions
  4. Enemies of the People
  5. The Tillman Story

In the running

  • Precious Life
  • Inside Job
  • Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spencer

Best Animated Film

The top five contenders

  1. Toy Story 3
  2. Despicable Me
  3. How to Train Your Dragon
  4. Tangled
  5. The Illusionist

In the running


Best Cinematography

The top five contenders

  1. Inception
  2. True Grit
  3. Black Swan
  4. 127 Hours
  5. The Social Network

In the running

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