And the Winners Are . . . | The Moviegoer

And the Winners Are . . .


Against my predictions. 

Best Picture:
“Slumdog Millionaire”
Best Director: Danny Boyle, “Slumdog Millionaire”
Best Actor: Mickey Rourke, “The Wrestler” Sean Penn, "Milk"
Best Actress: Kate Winslet, “The Reader”
Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight”
Best Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz, “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”
Best Adapted Screenplay: “Slumdog Millionaire”
Best Original Screenplay: “Milk”
Best Art Direction: “The Dark Knight” "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
Best Cinematography: “Slumdog Millionaire”
Best Costume Design: “The Duchess”
Best Film Editing: “Slumdog Millionaire”
Best Makeup: “The Dark Knight” "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
Best Music (Original Score): “Slumdog Millionaire”
Best Music (Original Song): “WALL-E” "Jai Ho" from "Slumdog Millionaire"
Best Sound Editing: “Slumdog Millionaire” "The Dark Knight"
Best Sound Mixing: “WALL-E” "Slumdog Millionaire"
Best Visual Effects: “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
Best Animated Feature Film: “WALL-E”
Best Foreign Language Film: “The Class” "Departures" (Japan)
Best Short Film (Animated): “Presto” La Maison en Petits Cubes
Best Short Film (Live Action): “Toyland”
Best Documentary Feature: “Man on Wire”
Best Documentary Short: “The Conscience of Nhem En” "Smile Pinki"

Overall: 15/24. What a ceremony. The best I've ever seen.

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