Top news for year 2010


Date Headline
January 12, 2010 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Haiti
February 12, 2010 Winter Olympics begin in Vancouver
April 20, 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explodes in Gulf of Mexico
May 2, 2010 Osama bin Laden killed by US forces in Pakistan
June 11, 2010 World Cup begins in South Africa
July 11, 2010 Spain wins World Cup
August 5, 2010 Chilean miners trapped underground for 69 days are rescued
September 8, 2010 Apple unveils iPhone 4
October 13, 2010 33 miners rescued from San Jose mine in Chile
November 2, 2010 Republicans win control of US House of Representatives in midterm elections
November 28, 2010 WikiLeaks releases classified US diplomatic cables
December 17, 2010 Tunisian street vendor sets himself on fire, sparking Arab Spring protests

Movies of the year

Movie Title Director Genre IMDb Rating
The Social Network David Fincher Drama 7.7
Inception Christopher Nolan Action, Sci-Fi 8.8
Toy Story 3 Lee Unkrich Animation, Adventure 8.3
Black Swan Darren Aronofsky Drama, Thriller 8.0
The King's Speech Tom Hooper Drama, History 8.0
127 Hours Danny Boyle Adventure, Biography 7.5
True Grit Joel Coen, Ethan Coen Adventure, Drama 7.6
The Fighter David O. Russell Biography, Drama 7.8
Shutter Island Martin Scorsese Mystery, Thriller 8.2
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 David Yates Adventure, Fantasy 7.7

Oscar award winner of year

Category Winner Description
Best Picture The Hurt Locker American war thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow
Best Director Kathryn Bigelow First woman to win the award for directing
Best Actor Jeff Bridges For his role in Crazy Heart
Best Actress Sandra Bullock For her role in The Blind Side
Best Supporting Actor Christoph Waltz For his role in Inglourious Basterds
Best Supporting Actress Mo'Nique For her role in Precious
Best Original Screenplay Mark Boal For The Hurt Locker
Best Adapted Screenplay Geoffrey Fletcher For Precious
Best Animated Feature Up Produced by Pixar Animation Studios
Best Foreign Language Film The Secret in Their Eyes Argentine crime thriller film directed by Juan Jos´┐Ż Campanella
Best Original Score Michael Giacchino For Up
Best Original Song "The Weary Kind" From Crazy Heart, written by Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett
Best Cinematography Mauro Fiore For Avatar
Best Costume Design Sandy Powell For The Young Victoria
Best Documentary Feature The Cove Directed by Louie Psihoyos
Best Documentary Short Subject Music by Prudence Directed by Roger Ross Williams
Best Film Editing Bob Murawski and Chris Innis For The Hurt Locker
Best Makeup and Hairstyling Barney Burman, Mindy Hall, and Joel Harlow For Star Trek
Best Production Design Rick Carter and Robert Stromberg For Avatar
Best Sound Editing Paul N. J. Ottosson For The Hurt Locker
Best Sound Mixing Paul N. J. Ottosson and Ray Beckett For The Hurt Locker
Best Visual Effects Joe Letteri, Stephen Rosenbaum, Richard Baneham, and Andrew R. Jones For Avatar