I'll admit it, I don't see many "Oscar worthy" movies throughout the year. But it seems like quite a few sci fi/fantasy movies are getting Oscar nods this year. Keep an eye on these (major categories only)!
Avatar, District 9, Up
James Cameron (Avatar), Quentin Tarantino (Inglorious Basterds)
Best Animated Feature:
Coraline, Fantastic Mr Fox, The Princess and The Frog, The Secret of Kells (?), and Up
Best Original Screenplay:
Inglorious Basterds, Up
Avatar, Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince, Inglorious Basterds
Best Visual Effects:
Avatar, Star Trek, District 9
I better at least get caught up on these ones so I'm up on the water-cooler talk!