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KCStud
02-19-2009, 09:17 AM
Who do you guys have winning the Oscars on Sunday?

Performance by an actor in a leading role

Richard Jenkins in "The Visitor" (Overture Films)
Frank Langella in "Frost/Nixon" (Universal)
Sean Penn in "Milk" (Focus Features)
Brad Pitt in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (Paramount and Warner Bros.)
Mickey Rourke in "The Wrestler" (Fox Searchlight)

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

Josh Brolin in "Milk" (Focus Features)
Robert Downey Jr. in "Tropic Thunder" (DreamWorks, Distributed by DreamWorks/Paramount)
Philip Seymour Hoffman in "Doubt" (Miramax)
Heath Ledger in "The Dark Knight" (Warner Bros.)
Michael Shannon in "Revolutionary Road" (DreamWorks, Distributed by Paramount Vantage)

Performance by an actress in a leading role

Anne Hathaway in "Rachel Getting Married" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Angelina Jolie in "Changeling" (Universal)
Melissa Leo in "Frozen River" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Meryl Streep in "Doubt" (Miramax)
Kate Winslet in "The Reader" (The Weinstein Company)

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

Amy Adams in "Doubt" (Miramax)
Penélope Cruz in "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" (The Weinstein Company)
Viola Davis in "Doubt" (Miramax)
Taraji P. Henson in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (Paramount and Warner Bros.)
Marisa Tomei in "The Wrestler" (Fox Searchlight)

Best animated feature film of the year

"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

Achievement in 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

Achievement in 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

Achievement in 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

Achievement in directing

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (Paramount and Warner Bros.) David Fincher

"Frost/Nixon" (Universal) Ron Howard

"Milk" (Focus Features) Gus Van Sant

"The Reader" (The Weinstein Company) Stephen Daldry

"Slumdog Millionaire" (Fox Searchlight) Danny Boyle

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 subject

"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

Achievement in 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 of the year

"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

Achievement in makeup

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (Paramount and Warner Bros.) Greg Cannom

"The Dark Knight" (Warner Bros.) John Caglione, Jr. and Conor O'Sullivan

"Hellboy II: The Golden Army" (Universal) Mike Elizalde and Thom Floutz

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (Paramount and Warner Bros.) Alexandre Desplat

"Defiance" (Paramount Vantage) James Newton Howard

"Milk" (Focus Features) Danny Elfman

"Slumdog Millionaire" (Fox Searchlight) A.R. Rahman

"WALL-E" (Walt Disney) Thomas Newman

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)

"Down to Earth" from "WALL-E" (Walt Disney) Music by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman
Lyric by Peter Gabriel

"Jai Ho" from "Slumdog Millionaire" (Fox Searchlight) Music by A.R. Rahman
Lyric by Gulzar

"O Saya" from "Slumdog Millionaire" (Fox Searchlight) Music and Lyric by A.R. Rahman and Maya Arulpragasam

Best motion picture of the year

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (Paramount and Warner Bros.)
A Kennedy/Marshall Production Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and Ceán Chaffin, Producers

"Frost/Nixon" (Universal)
A Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment and Working Title Production Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Eric Fellner, Producers

"Milk" (Focus Features)
A Groundswell and Jinks/Cohen Company Production Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen, Producers

"The Reader" (The Weinstein Company)
A Mirage Enterprises and Neunte Babelsberg Film GmbH Production Nominees to be determined

"Slumdog Millionaire" (Fox Searchlight)
A Celador Films Production Christian Colson, Producer

Best animated short film

"La Maison en Petits Cubes"
A Robot Communications Production Kunio Kato

"Lavatory - Lovestory"
A Melnitsa Animation Studio and CTB Film Company Production Konstantin Bronzit

"Oktapodi" (Talantis Films)
A Gobelins, L'école de l'image Production Emud Mokhberi and Thierry Marchand

"Presto" (Walt Disney)
A Pixar Animation Studios Production Doug Sweetland

"This Way Up"
A Nexus Production Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes

Best live action short film

"Auf der Strecke (On the Line)" (Hamburg Shortfilmagency)
An Academy of Media Arts Cologne Production Reto Caffi

"Manon on the Asphalt" (La Luna Productions)
A La Luna Production Elizabeth Marre and Olivier Pont

"New Boy" (Network Ireland Television)
A Zanzibar Films Production Steph Green and Tamara Anghie

"The Pig"
An M & M Production Tivi Magnusson and Dorte Høgh

"Spielzeugland (Toyland)"
A Mephisto Film Production Jochen Alexander Freydank

Achievement in sound editing

"The Dark Knight" (Warner Bros.) Richard King

"Iron Man" (Paramount and Marvel Entertainment) Frank Eulner and Christopher Boyes

"Slumdog Millionaire" (Fox Searchlight) Tom Sayers

"WALL-E" (Walt Disney) Ben Burtt and Matthew Wood

"Wanted" (Universal) Wylie Stateman

Achievement in sound mixing

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (Paramount and Warner Bros.) David Parker, Michael Semanick, Ren Klyce and Mark Weingarten

"The Dark Knight" (Warner Bros.) Lora Hirschberg, Gary Rizzo and Ed Novick

"Slumdog Millionaire" (Fox Searchlight) Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke and Resul Pookutty

"WALL-E" (Walt Disney) Tom Myers, Michael Semanick and Ben Burtt

"Wanted" (Universal) Chris Jenkins, Frank A. Montaño and Petr Forejt

Achievement in visual effects

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (Paramount and Warner Bros.) Eric Barba, Steve Preeg, Burt Dalton and Craig Barron

"The Dark Knight" (Warner Bros.) Nick Davis, Chris Corbould, Tim Webber and Paul Franklin

"Iron Man" (Paramount and Marvel Entertainment) John Nelson, Ben Snow, Dan Sudick and Shane Mahan

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

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

Beantown Bronco
02-19-2009, 09:19 AM
Who do you guys have winning the Oscars on saturday?

I don't have anyone winning an Oscar on Saturday.

Sunday, on the other hand.......

KCStud
02-19-2009, 09:19 AM
I don't have anyone winning an Oscar on Saturday.

Sunday, on the other hand.......

Sunday it is lol

Beantown Bronco
02-19-2009, 09:24 AM
Performance by an actor in a leading role

Mickey Rourke in "The Wrestler" (Fox Searchlight)

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

Heath Ledger in "The Dark Knight" (Warner Bros.)

Performance by an actress in a leading role

Kate Winslet in "The Reader" (The Weinstein Company)

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

Penélope Cruz in "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" (The Weinstein Company)


Best animated feature film of the year

"WALL-E" (Walt Disney) Andrew Stanton

Achievement in directing

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (Paramount and Warner Bros.) David Fincher


Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)

"Down to Earth" from "WALL-E" (Walt Disney) Music by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman
Lyric by Peter Gabriel

Best motion picture of the year

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (Paramount and Warner Bros.)
A Kennedy/Marshall Production Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and Ceán Chaffin, Producers

I won't even pretend with the others.

Dagmar
02-19-2009, 09:25 AM
Slumdog - Picture & Director
Penn - Actor
Winslet - Actress

KCStud
02-19-2009, 09:26 AM
Pretty sure that if Ledger doesn't win supporting role, there will be riots :approve:

Beantown Bronco
02-19-2009, 09:28 AM
Pretty sure that if Ledger doesn't win supporting role, there will be riots :approve:

So long as nobody blows up a hospital......

SonOfLe-loLang
02-19-2009, 09:51 AM
I think the Oscars might be the all time biggest waste of time in the history of the world. First off, there's no accounting for taste. There's no empirical evidence to suggest one movie is better than another. Secondly, the academy is made of the hollywood elite so really they are putting on some glamourous award show in honor of themselves. Third, its become SO political. You would be astonished about how much money goes into oscar campaigning.

I'll start watching the oscars when the show consists of 3 straight hours of everyone in the audience patting themselves on the back. And then when their arms get tired, they can take a break and discuss each others bank accounts. THAT would be the most honest 3 hours in the history of television.

socalorado
02-19-2009, 09:52 AM
So long as nobody blows up a hospital......

Kinda hoping the joker blows up the oscars.

Dendave
02-19-2009, 10:36 AM
If/when Ledger wins...I thought it was interesting.

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=10557571

As for my votes, still have to wait. I haven't watched Benjamin Button or Doubt yet.

Garcia Bronco
02-19-2009, 10:38 AM
Oscars = Weak Sauce

Garcia Bronco
02-19-2009, 10:39 AM
I think the Oscars might be the all time biggest waste of time in the history of the world. First off, there's no accounting for taste. There's no empirical evidence to suggest one movie is better than another. Secondly, the academy is made of the hollywood elite so really they are putting on some glamourous award show in honor of themselves. Third, its become SO political. You would be astonished about how much money goes into oscar campaigning.

I'll start watching the oscars when the show consists of 3 straight hours of everyone in the audience patting themselves on the back. And then when their arms get tired, they can take a break and discuss each others bank accounts. THAT would be the most honest 3 hours in the history of television.


Nominations are bought and paid for. That's all you need to know about it's cred