And the Academy Award nominees for Best Picture are …

It was announced today that instead of the normal five nominations for best picture, the biggest award ceremony in all of cinema, the Academy Awards, will now feature 10 nominees for the highest honor.

The awards, which will take place on March 7th, will now offer double the choices, apparently due to the number of award-worthy Blockbusters last year — especially The Dark Knight. Most critics and fans were upset the highest grossing movie of the year, and one of the most acclaimed, didn't even receive a nomination.

The Academy also said they wanted to start recognizing some foreign films, animated films, and even comedies, which tend not to fare well at the awards ceremony.