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The nominations are in! Before we get all excited about who'll be wearing what, this year's Oscar nominations are in.

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Best Actor

Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart), Morgan Freeman (Invictus), George Clooney (Up in the Air), Colin Firth (A Single Man) and Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker).

Best Actress

Meryl Streep (Julie & Julia), Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side), Helen Mirren (The Last Station), Gabourey Sidibe (Precious) and Carey Mulligan (An Education).

Best actress in a supporting role

Mo'Nique (Precious), Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air), Anna Kendrick (Up in the Air), 
Penélope Cruz (Nine), 
Maggie Gyllenhaal (Crazy Heart).

Best actor in a supporting role

Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds), 
Christopher Plummer (The Last Station), 
Matt Damon (Invictus), 
Stanley Tucci (The Lovely Bones), 
Woody Harrelson (The Messengers).

Directing

Avatar (James Cameron)
, The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow), 
Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino)
, Jason Reitman (Up in the Air), 
Lee Daniels (Precious).

Writing (adapted screenplay)

District 9 (Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell)
, An Education (Nick Hornby), Precious (Geoffrey Fletcher),
Up in the Air (Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner)
, In the Loop (Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin and Tony Roche).

Best Picture

Avatar (James Cameron and Jon Landau), 
District 9 (Peter Jackson and Carolynne Cunningham), 
An Education (FionolaDwyer and Amanda Posey)
, The Hurt Locker (nominees to be determined), 
Inglourious Basterds (Lawrence Bender), 
Precious (Lee Daniels, Sarah Siegel-Magness and Gary Magness, producers)
, A Serious Man (Joel and Ethan Coen)
, Up in the Air (Daniel Dubiecki, Ivan Reitman and Jason Reitman), 
The Blind Side (nominees to be determined)
, Up (Jonas Rivera)

Roll on 7 March!