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Academy Awards nominations 2008 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Film critic : Matt Willey : Movie Reviews Dvd and Blu-ray Reviews   

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 2008 Golden Globe awards are over and its time to take a look at the winners and losers .The Academy Awards nominations announced today have some of the same cast and crew with a few plot twists. Remember folks this was the foreign press, an all American movie like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button was at a disadvantage

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There are a few new names up for the granddaddy of all awards, I'm going to be putting my 2 cents in on the subject and maybe even trying to offer my predictions .Let's just say the The Curious Case of Benjamin Button should get the Oscar for best picture, as Slumdog Millionaire was a great film, it with be out shadowed by this giant of a film. Brad Pitt is my pick for best actor the star of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button role was one that he has been training for a long time and there is a reason he is on the top of the pile of top actors. Frank Langella in "Frost/Nixon" was very well done after a long theatrical run on Broadway, but I was more impressed by his costar Michele Sheen. Best actress is a tossup Angelina Jolie in "The Changeling" or Kate Winslet in "The Reader" both were very powerful deep performances, but it could go either way I would be a give it to Angelina Jolie but not by much. Best Director Honors should go in my opinion to Danny Boyle for "Slumdog Millionaire" he also directed one of my favorite sci-fi movies "Sunshine". Heath Ledger for "the Dark Knight" and Marisa Tomei in The Wrestler are my pick supporting actor / actress. WALL E and Slumdog Millionaire are my picks for the best screenplays of 2008

 BEST PICTURE
: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Paramount and Warner Bros.); Frost/Nixon (Universal); Milk (Focus Features); The Reader (The Weinstein Company); Slumdog Millionaire (Fox Searchlight)
BEST ACTOR
: Richard Jenkins, The Visitor (Overture Films); Frank Langella, Frost/Nixon (Universal); Sean Penn, Milk (Focus Features); Brad Pitt, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Paramount and Warner Bros.); Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler (Fox Searchlight).
BEST ACTRESS
: Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married (Sony Pictures Classics); Angelina Jolie, Changeling (Universal), Melissa Leo, Frozen River (Sony Pictures Classics); Meryl Streep, Doubt (Miramax); Kate Winslet, The Reader (The Weinstein Company).
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
: Josh Brolin, Milk (Focus Features); Robert Downey Jr., Tropic Thunder (DreamWorks, DreamWorks/Paramount); Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt (Miramax); Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (Warner Bros.); Michael Shannon, Revolutionary Road (DreamWorks, distributed by Paramount Vantage)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
: Amy Adams, Doubt (Miramax); Penélope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona (The Weinstein Company); Viola Davis, Doubt (Miramax); Taraji P. Henson, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Paramount/Warner Bros.); Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler (Fox Searchlight)
BEST DIRECTOR
: David Fincher, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Ron Howard, Frost/Nixon (Universal); Gus Van Sant, Milk (Focus Features); Stephen Daldry, The Reader (The Weinstein Company); Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire (Fox Searchlight).
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
: Bolt (Walt Disney), Chris Williams and Byron Howard; Kung Fu Panda (DreamWorks Animation, Distributed by Paramount), John Stevenson and Mark Osborne; WALL-E (Walt Disney), Andrew Stanton.
BEST ART DIRECTION
: Changeling (Universal), Art Direction: James J. Murakami, Set Decoration: Gary Fettis; The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Art Direction: Donald Graham Burt, Set Decoration: Victor J. Zolfo; The Dark Knight (Warner Bros.), Art Direction: Nathan Crowley, Set Decoration: Peter Lando; The Duchess (Paramount Vantage, Pathé and BBC Films), Art Direction: Michael Carlin, Set Decoration: Rebecca Alleway; Revolutionary Road (DreamWorks, distributed by Paramount Vantage), Art Direction: Kristi Zea, Set Decoration: Debra Schutt.

Best Cinematography

Changeling (Universal), Tom Stern; The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Claudio Miranda; The Dark Knight (Warner Bros.), Wally Pfister; The Reader (The Weinstein Company), Chris Menges and Roger Deakins; Slumdog Millionaire (Fox Searchlight), Anthony Dod Mantle.
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
: Australia (20th Century Fox), Catherine Martin; The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Jacqueline West; The Duchess (Paramount Vantage, Pathé and BBC Films), Michael O'Connor; Milk (Focus Features), Danny Glicker; Revolutionary Road (DreamWorks, Distributed by Paramount Vantage), Albert Wolsky.
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
: The Betrayal (Nerakhoon) (Cinema Guild), A Pandinlao Films Production, Ellen Kuras and Thavisouk Phrasavath; Encounters at the End of the World (THINKFilm and Image Entertainment), A Creative Differences Production, Werner Herzog and Henry Kaiser; The Garden, A Black Valley Films Production, Scott Hamilton Kennedy; Man on Wire (Magnolia Pictures), A Wall to Wall Production, James Marsh and Simon Chinn; Trouble the Water (Zeitgeist Films), An Elsewhere Films Production, Tia Lessin and Carl Deal.
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
: The Conscience of Nhem En, A Farallon Films Production, Steven Okazaki; The Final Inch, A Vermilion Films Production, Irene Taylor Brodsky and Tom Grant; Smile Pinki, A Principe Production, Megan Mylan; The Witness -- From the Balcony of Room 306, A Rock Paper Scissors Production, Adam Pertofsky and Margaret Hyde.
BEST FILM EDITING
: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall; The Dark Knight (Warner Bros.), Lee Smith; Frost/Nixon (Universal), Mike Hill and Dan Hanley; Milk (Focus Features), Elliot Graham; Slumdog Millionaire (Fox Searchlight), Chris Dickens.
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
: The Baader Meinhof Complex, A Constantin Film Production, Germany; The Class (Sony Pictures Classics), A Haut et Court Production, France; Departures (Regent Releasing), A Departures Film Partners Production, Japan; Revanche (Janus Films), A Prisma Film/Fernseh Production, Austria; Waltz with Bashir (Sony Pictures Classics), A Bridgit Folman Film Gang Production, Israel.

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
: "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Screenplay by Eric Roth, Screen story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord; "Doubt" (Miramax), Written by John Patrick Shanley; "Frost/Nixon" (Universal), Screenplay by Peter Morgan; "The Reader" (The Weinstein Company), Screenplay by David Hare; "Slumdog Millionaire" (Fox Searchlight), Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
: "Frozen River" (Sony Pictures Classics), Written by Courtney Hunt; "Happy-Go-Lucky" (Miramax), Written by Mike Leigh; "In Bruges" (Focus Features), Written by Martin McDonagh; "Milk" (Focus Features), Written by Dustin Lance Black "WALL-E" (Walt Disney), Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon, Original story by Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter

 
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