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Get Ready For Oscar Sunday

The 82nd annual Academy Awards are upon us, and here is the scoop on the big event.

Academy Awards, The Oscars, Kodak Theatre

The Oscars at the Kodak Theatre (AP)

The Oscars will be given out on Sunday (March 7) at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.  Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin will host this year’s Academy Awards, which will air live at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT) on ABC.

(Click here to find out about a Live Red Carpet Webcast to ask stars your questions.)

Listed below are some of the nominees (popular categories) for the 2010 Academy Awards.  And share your thoughts on who you think will win in the comments below.

Presenters for this year’s Academy Awards include current nominees Sandra Bullock, Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Anna Kendrick, Carey Mulligan, and Quentin Tarantino.  Other presenters include Sacha Baron Cohen, Jason Bateman, Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Ben Stiller, Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Zac Efron, Penelope Cruz, Kate Winslet, and Sean Penn.

For more about the Oscars and a complete list of nominees, click here.

Best Picture
“Avatar”
“The Blind Side”
“District 9”
“An Education”
“The Hurt Locker”
“Inglourious Basterds”
“Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”
“A Serious Man”
“Up”
“Up in the Air”

Actor in a Leading Role
Jeff Bridges in “Crazy Heart”
George Clooney in “Up in the Air”
Colin Firth in “A Single Man”
Morgan Freeman in “Invictus”
Jeremy Renner in “The Hurt Locker”

Actor in a Supporting Role
Matt Damon in “Invictus”
Woody Harrelson in “The Messenger”
Christopher Plummer in “The Last Station”
Stanley Tucci in “The Lovely Bones”
Christoph Waltz in “Inglourious Basterds”

Actress in a Leading Role
Sandra Bullock in “The Blind Side”
Helen Mirren in “The Last Station”
Carey Mulligan in “An Education”
Gabourey Sidibe in “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”
Meryl Streep in “Julie & Julia”

Actress in a Supporting Role
Penélope Cruz in “Nine”
Vera Farmiga in “Up in the Air”
Maggie Gyllenhaal in “Crazy Heart”
Anna Kendrick in “Up in the Air”
Mo’Nique in “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”

Animated Feature Film
“Coraline”
“Fantastic Mr. Fox”
“The Princess and the Frog”
“The Secret of Kells”
“Up”

Directing
“Avatar” James Cameron
“The Hurt Locker” Kathryn Bigelow
“Inglourious Basterds” Quentin Tarantino
“Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” Lee Daniels
“Up in the Air” Jason Reitman

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