Nominated for: best film; best director, Jason Reitman; best actor, George Clooney; best supporting actress, Vera Farmiga and Anna Kendrick; best adapted screenplay, Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner;
Oscars won: best documentary feature
Oscars won: best actor, Jeff Bridges; best original song, "The Weary Kind"
Oscars won: best actress, Sandra Bullock
Globes hopeful Gabourey Sidibe has stunned film audiences with Precious
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In a break with tradition, three of the shortlisted films are set in the future
The year’s highest-grossing documentary in the US has failed to make the 2010 Academy Awards longlist
Academy Awards producers opt for comedy duo after Gervais is picked for the Globes
Carey Mulligan, the star of 'An Education' attends the film's British premiere
After this year’s celebration of Britain’s musical talent Antonia Quirke wonders if anything could be less cool than a Brit
Playing the movie star role to perfection, doe-eyed Hathaway can beat Winslet to the best actress Oscar, says Charles Laurence
The film director and actor dies, aged 73