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Coverage of the 81st Annual Academy Awards… Oscars’09

February 23, 2009 1 comment

The complete List of nominees, winners are marked in RED

BEST PICTURE

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Frost/Nixon

Milk

The Reader

Slumdog Millionaire

 

BEST DIRECTOR

Gus Van Sant
Milk 

Stephen Daldry
The Reader 

David Fincher
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Ron Howard
Frost/Nixon

Danny Boyle
Slumdog Millionaire

 

BEST ACTOR

Richard Jenkins
The Visitor 

Frank Langella
Frost/Nixon 

Sean Penn
Milk 

Mickey Rourke
The Wrestler 

Brad Pitt
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

 

BEST ACTRESS

Anne Hathaway
Rachel Getting Married

Angelina Jolie
Changeling

Melissa Leo
Frozen River 

Meryl Streep
Doubt

Kate Winslet
The Reader

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Josh Brolin
Milk 

Robert Downey Jr.
Tropic Thunder

Philip Seymour Hoffman
Doubt

Heath Ledger
The Dark Knight

Michael Shannon
Revolutionary Road

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Amy Adams
Doubt 

Penélope Cruz
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
 

Viola Davis
Doubt

Taraji P. Henson
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Marisa Tomei
The Wrestler

 

ORIGINAL SCREEPLAY

Frozen River
Written by Courtney Hunt

Happy-Go-Lucky
Written by Mike Leigh 

In Bruges
Written by Martin McDonagh

Milk
Written by Dustin Lance Black

WALL-E
Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon

 

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Screenplay by Eric Roth 

Doubt
Written by John Patrick Shanley

Frost/Nixon
Screenplay by Peter Morgan

The Reader
Screenplay by David Hare 

Slumdog Millionaire
Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy


ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Bolt

Kung Fu Panda

WALL-E

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

The Baader Meinhof Complex (Germany)

The Class (France)

Departures (Japan)

Revanche (Austria)

Waltz with Bashir (Israel)

 

ART DIRECTION

Changeling

The Dark Knight

The Duchess

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Revolutionary Road

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Changeling

Slumdog Millionaire

The Reader

The Dark Knight

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

 

COSTUME DESIGN

Australia 

The Duchess

Milk

Revolutionary Road

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

 

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Man on Wire

The Garden

Trouble the Water

The Betrayal

Encounters at the End of the World

 

DOCUMENTARY SHORT

The Conscience of Nhem En

The Final Inch

Smile Pinki

The Witness – From the Balcony of Room 306

 

FILM EDITING

The Dark Knight

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Frost/Nixon

Milk

Slumdog Millionaire

 

MAKEUP

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

The Dark Knight

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

 

VISUAL EFFECTS

The Dark Knight

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Iron Man

 

ORIGINAL SCORE

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Alexandre Desplat 

Defiance
James Newton Howard

Milk
Danny Elfman

Slumdog Millionaire
A.R. Rahman

WALL-E
Thomas Newman

 

ORIGINAL SONG 

“Down to Earth” (WALL-E)
Music by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman; Lyrics by Peter Gabriel

“Jai Ho” (Slumdog Millionaire)

“O Saya” (Slumdog Millionaire)
Music and Lyrics by A.R. Rahman and Maya Arulpragasam

 

ANIMATED SHORT

Lavatory – Lovestory

Oktapodi

La Maison en Petits Cubes

Presto

This Way Up

 

LIVE-ACTION SHORT

 Auf der Strecke (On the Line)

Manon on the Asphalt

New Boy

The Pig

Spielzeugland (Toyland)

 

SOUND EDITING

The Dark Knight

Iron Man

Slumdog Millionaire

WALL-E

Wanted

 

SOUND MIXING 

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Dark Knight

Slumdog Millionaire

WALL-E

Wanted

 

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