Academy Nominations!!!

You haven’t heard from me in a while but I’m glad to come back and announce this. The Academy Award nominations are out and posted on the Oscars’ site. Black History has been made again. Director Lee Daniels is the first Black director to have been nominated for a Best Director award of a Best Picture nominee. Amazing feat. If you did not know, Daniels directed last year’s explosive film, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire. Click on the link for more listings.

Best Picture:

Avatar – directed by James Cameron
The Blind Side – directed by John Lee Hancock
Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire – directed by Lee Daniels
Up in the Air – directed by Jason Reitman
Up – directed by Pete Doctor and Bob Peterson
District 9 – directed by Neill Blomkamp
An Education – directed by Lone Sherfig
A Serious Man – directed The Coen Brothers
Inglorious Bastards – directed by Quentin Tarantino
The Hurt Locker – directed by Kathryn Bigelow

Best Director:

Lee Daniels for Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
James Cameron for Avatar
Jason Reitman for Up In The Air
Quentin Tarantino for Inglorious Bastards
Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker

For more, check out the Oscars website

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