Avatar and Inglourious Basterds lead nominees for 2010 Empire Awards

Avatar and Inglourious Basterds are leading the way for the way for the 2010 Jameson Empire Awards.


The James Cameron and Quentin Tarantino helmed features will battle for the ‘Best Film’ prize along with Star Trek, District 9 and Oscar-tipped war drama The Hurt Locker.


The full list of nominees for the 2010 Jameson Empire Awards, which take place on Sunday, March 28 are as follows:

Best Film presented by Sony
Star Trek
District 9
Inglourious Basterds
The Hurt Locker

Best Actor presented by Citroën
Sir Michael Caine (Harry Brown)
Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds)
Robert Pattinson (New Moon)
Sam Worthington (Avatar)
Robert Downey Jr. (Sherlock Holmes)

Best Actress
Anne-Marie Duff (Nowhere Boy)
Carey Mulligan (An Education)
Zoe Saldana (Avatar)
Emily Blunt (The Young Victoria)
Melanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds)

Best Director
James Cameron (Avatar)
Neil Blomkamp (District 9)
JJ Abrams (Star Trek)
Quentin Tarantino (Inglourious Basterds)
Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker)


Best British Film
Harry Brown
The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus
An Education
Nowhere Boy
In The Loop


Best Comedy
In The Loop
A Serious Man
The Hangover
Up In The Air
The Men Who Stare At Goats


Best Horror
Let The Right One In
Paranormal Activity
Drag Me To Hell


Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Star Trek
District 9
The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus


Best Thriller
Harry Brown
Public Enemies
Inglourious Basterds
The Hurt Locker
Sherlock Holmes


Best Newcomer
Carey Mulligan (An Education)
Aaron Johnson (Nowhere Boy)
Sharlto Copley (District 9)
Anna Kendrick (Up In The Air/New Moon)
Katie Jarvis (Fish Tank)