Leading the pack with 11 nominations was Polytechnique, including nods for Best Motion Picture and Best Direction. Following closely behind were NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY (10 nominations), Before Tomorrow (9), Grande Ourse: La clé des possibles / The Master Key (8) and Fifty Dead Men Walking (7).
The 30th Annual Genie Awards will take place Monday, April 12, 2010 in Toronto.
For a full list of nominees, click here.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is considering action against a producer of The Hurt Locker who sent out multiple e-mails urging academy members to vote for his movie in the Oscar best-picture category and "not a $500 million film," an obvious reference to close-competitor Avatar.
The e-mails by Nicolas Chartier, one of four nominated producers for The Hurt Locker and who put up the financing to make the front-running film, violated the academy's rule against sending mailings that "attempt to promote any film or achievement by casting a negative light on a competing film or achievement," according to academy spokeswoman Leslie Unger.
In honour of the biggest night in movies, we're taking a fond look back at some of the Oscars' biggest, best and most notorious moments and want you to do the same for a chance to win big!
From The Hurt Locker cleaning up, Kathryn Bigelow emerging as the first female to win Best Director and Sandra Bullock coming up on top at both the Oscars and the Razzies, this year's Academy Awards offered a few major surprises. Read on for a full list of winners.
This year's Oscars heralded a whole slew of firsts - an expanded Best Picture field, a female Best Director and a statue for Razzie winner and rom-com queen Sandra Bullock.
Add in a Kanye West moment, a few unexpected wins and random celebrity sightings and you've got a pretty solid Oscar ceremony. Read on for our thoughts on how the whole night went down.
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