The nominees have been announced for the 81st Academy Awards, and there are surprises, snubs and shocks all round.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button scored a massive 13 nominations, one shy of equalling the record of most ever nominations. It is in the running for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Best Adapted Screenplay amongst a string of technical nominations.
WALL-E earned 6 nominations, including Best Original Screenplay and Best Animated Feature. It will compete with Bolt and Kung Fu Panda in the animated feature category.
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Take a look through the nominations, and tell us what you think in the comments:
Best Motion Picture
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Original Screenplay
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Animated Feature
Best Foreign Language Film
Best Documentary Feature
The 81st Academy Awards will be held February 22nd, and will be hosted by Hugh Jackman.