Oscar nominees

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  1. BeyondTherapy

    BeyondTherapy Well-Known Member

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    Oscar nominees

    The Academy finally announced the Oscar nominees yesterday and to everyone's surprise.. The Dark Knight was NOT nominated for Best of the Year (gasp!).

    BUT, Heath Ledger did get a nomination for Best Suporting Actor!!!! And The Dark Knight ended up getting 8 nominations in total! That's great news for fans of the movie.

    Here is the complete list of the nominations just for the fuck of it.
    BEST PICTURE
    SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
    MILK
    THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
    THE READER
    FROST/NIXON

    BEST ACTOR
    Sean Penn - MILK
    Mickey Rourke - THE WRESTLER
    Frank Langella - FROST/NIXON
    Brad Pitt - THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
    Richard Jenkins - THE VISITOR

    BEST ACTRESS
    Meryl Streep - DOUBT
    Anne Hathaway - RACHEL GETTING MARRIED
    Kate Winslet - THE READER
    Melissa Leo - FROZEN RIVER
    Angelina Jolie - CHANGELING

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
    Heath Ledger - THE DARK KNIGHT
    Robert Downey, Jr. - TROPIC THUNDER
    Philip Seymour Hoffman - DOUBT
    Josh Brolin - MILK
    Michael Shannon - REVOLUTIONARY ROAD

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
    Marisa Tomei - THE WRESTLER
    Amy Adams - DOUBT
    Penelope Cruz - VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA
    Taraji P. Henson - THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
    Viola Davis - DOUBT

    BEST ANIMATED FILM
    WALL-E
    KUNG FU PANDA
    BOLT

    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

    BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
    Simon Beaufoy - SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
    Eric Roth - THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
    Peter Morgan - FROST/NIXON
    John Patrick Shanley - DOUBT
    David Hare - THE READER

    BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
    Courtney Hunt - FROZEN RIVER
    Dustin Lance Black - MILK
    Martin McDonough - IN BRUGES
    Mike Leigh - HAPPY-GO-LUCKY
    Andrew Stanton and Jim Reardon - WALL-E

    BEST ART DIRECTION
    CHANGELING
    THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
    THE DARK KNIGHT
    THE DUCHESS
    REVOLUTIONARY ROAD

    BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
    CHANGELING
    THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
    THE DARK KNIGHT
    THE READER
    SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

    BEST COSTUME DESIGN
    AUSTRALIA
    THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
    THE DUCHESS
    MILK
    REVOLUTIONARY ROAD

    BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
    THE BETRAYAL
    ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD
    MAN ON WIRE
    THE GARDEN
    TROUBLE THE WATER

    BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
    "The Conscience of Nhem En"
    "The Final Inch"
    "Smile Pinki"
    "The Witness - From the Balcony of Room 306"

    BEST EDITING
    THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
    THE DARK KNIGHT
    FROST/NIXON
    MILK
    SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

    BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
    THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX
    THE CLASS
    DEPARTURES
    AUSTRIA
    WALTZ WITH BASHIR

    BEST MAKEUP
    THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
    THE DARK KNIGHT
    HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY

    BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
    THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
    DEFIANCE
    MILK
    SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
    WALL-E

    BEST ORIGINAL SONG
    "Down to Earth" - WALL-E
    "Jai Ho" - SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
    "O Saya" - SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

    BEST ANIMATED SHORT
    "La Maison de Petits Cubes"
    "Lavatory - Lovestory"
    "Oktapodi"
    "Presto"
    "This Way Up"

    BEST LIVE-ACTION SHORT
    "Auf der Strecke (On the Line)"
    "Manon on the Asphalt"
    "New Boy"
    "The Pig"
    "Spielzeugland (Toyland)"

    BEST SOUND EDITING
    THE DARK KNIGHT
    IRON MAN
    SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
    WALL-E
    WANTED

    BEST SOUND MIXING
    THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
    THE DARK KNIGHT
    SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
    WALL-E
    WANTED

    BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
    THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
    IRON MAN
    THE DARK KNIGHT
     
  2. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Benjamin Button is fucking rank shite. A well-made story about nothing. Gordo's fireside farting story would be a better film script.

    Angie Jolie couldn't act a Realdoll.

    And if Rourke doesn't win an Oscar, I'm changing my kid's name to Mickey (its Oscar...)
     
  3. Niceneasyuk

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    I won't hear of it! 'Angie Jolie couldn't act a Realdoll'!
     
  4. Rubs90

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    Had already posted that :)