THE POPCORN REEL AWARDS SEASON - THE 81ST ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS
The Nominations


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January 22, 2009

Compiled By The Popcorn Reel

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THE 81st ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS
Scheduled to be held at The Kodak Theater on Sunday, February 22, 2009 LIVE at 5:30 p.m. Pacific U.S. time/8:30 p.m. Eastern U.S. time
 
 
BEST PICTURE
"The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button" 
"Frost/Nixon"
"Milk"                           
"The Reader"                           
"Slumdog Millionaire"                           
 
 
BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING
Danny Boyle, "Slumdog Millionaire"
Stephen Daldry,
"The Reader"
David Fincher, "The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button"
Ron Howard, "Frost/Nixon"                             
Gus Van Sant, "Milk"
 
 
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN 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 PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Josh Brolin, "Milk"
Robert Downey Jr., "Tropic Thunder"    
Philip Seymour Hoffman, "Doubt"
Heath Ledger, "The Dark Knight"          
Michael Shannon, "Revolutionary Road"                                      
 
 
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN 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 PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE 
Richard Jenkins, "The Visitor"
Frank Langella, "Frost/Nixon"
Sean Penn, "Milk" 
Brad Pitt, "The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button"   
Mickey Rourke, "The Wrestler"

 
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
"Frozen River"
"Happy-Go-Lucky"
"In Bruges"
"Milk"
"Wall-E"

 
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
"The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button"
"Doubt"
"Frost/Nixon"
"The Reader"
"Slumdog Millionaire"


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
"Changeling"
"The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button"
"The Dark Knight"
"The Reader"
"Slumdog Millionaire"



BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
"The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)"
"Encounters At The End Of The World"
"The Garden"
"Man On Wire"
"Trouble The Water"

 
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
"The Baader Meinhof Complex"
"The Class"
"Departures"
"Revanche"
"Waltz With Bashir"
 
 
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
"Bolt"
"Kung Fu Panda"
"Wall-E"


Nominations Report

Popcorn Reel Awards Season 2009

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