AVATAR: James Cameron's epic science fiction adventure movie, released on Dec. 18, 2009 has been nominated for several best picture and several other categories, including, Art Direction, Cinematography, Directing, Film Editing, Music (Original Score), Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, and Visual Effects. In the film's fictional future, Jake, a paraplegic war veteran, is brought to another planet, Pandora, which is inhabited by the Na'vi, a humanoid race with their own language and culture. Those from Earth find themselves at odds with each other and the local culture.
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But some fresh faces appear in the Best Actress category with Carey Mulligan (‘An Education’) and Gabourey Sidibe (‘Precious’).
Neytiri, voiced by actress Zoe Saldana, and Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington, are shown in this scene from 'Avatar,' directed by James Cameron. The film was nominated on Tuesday for the Oscar for Best Picture as well as awards for Achievement in cinematography and Achievement in directing.
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Harrison Ford plays a curmudgeonly scientist in ‘Extraordinary Measures,’ an optimistic race-for-a-cure movie that largely sidesteps controversial Big Pharma issues.