New York Times film critics A.O. Scott, Manohla Dargis and Stephen Holden have made their selection for potential Academy Award nominees.
Including in the ‘And The Nominees Should be’ list are the films ‘Avatar’, ‘The Hurt Locker’, ‘Precious’, and ‘Up In The Air’. According to Dargis, James Gandolfini should earn a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his work in ‘Where the Wild Things Are’. Amongst his list of nominees for ‘Supporting Actor’, Holden picks Stanley Tucci for his role in ‘Julie and Julia’; ‘Inglorious Basterds’s Chrisoph Waltz should earn a nomination in the ‘Supporting Actor’ category according to Scott.
In The category of Best Supporting Actress, Scott gives a nod to Maggie Gyllenhaal for her work in ‘Crazy Heart’; Dargis includes Meryl Streep for ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’, and Holden picks ‘Up In The Air’s Anna Kendrick amongst his selection of five nominees.
Rob Marshall‘s ‘Nine’ was not selected by the film critics in any category.
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