Friday, January 23, 2009

Oscar Nominations Are Out!

The Oscar nominations are finally out. This year was a little different as they are normally announced on a Monday. Since it was MLK Day and Obama's inauguration was Tuesday, they decided Thursday was the best bet. Holding off until the following Monday would have put it to close to the end of January. Please gander at some of the noms and remember you can get a full list and a printable ballot at:

Best Picture
The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire

Best Actor In a Leading Role
Richard Jenkins (The Visitor)
Sean Penn (Milk)
Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon)
Brad Pitt (The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button)
Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler)

Best Actress In A Supporting Role
Amy Adams (Doubt)
Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
Viola Davis (Doubt)
Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button)
Marisa Tomei (The Wrestler)

Best Actress In A Leading Role
Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married)
Angelina Jolie (Changeling)
Melissa Leo (Frozen River)
Meryl Streep (Doubt)
Kate Winslet (The Reader)

Best Actor In A Supporting Role
Health Ledger (The Dark Knight)
Robert Downey Jr. (Tropic Thunder)
Philip Seymour Hoffman (Doubt)
Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road)
Josh Brolin (Milk)

Best Director
Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)
David Fincher (The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button)
Stephen Daldry (The Reader)
Ron Howard (Frost/Nixon)
Gus Van Sant (Milk)