Like every year, there were plenty of surprises from this morning's announcement of the 2010 Oscar nominations. The one most folks will be talking about? The inclusion of the crowd favorite 'The Blind Side' in the Best Picture race, a clear indicator that the Academy's new strategy will indeed open the playing field to more mainstream competitors. What hasn't changed? Oscar's lack of love for comedy, as that other possible hit contender and Golden Globe winner, 'The Hangover,' was left off the short list. We look at the shockers -- some major (Maggie Gyllenhaal for 'Crazy Heart'), some minor (Jeremy Renner for 'The Hurt Locker').
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