Almost OSCAR time.

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I love the OSCAR ceremony. Always have, and I suspect I always will. I have even had family & friends over for OSCAR dinners; we had special treats most years and EVERYONE know not to phone me on OSCAR night. Right? Right!!

Though I studied film at University and try to keep informed I am no expert, however, I have underlined my selections. 
Best Picture: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk, The Reader, Slumdog Millionaire 

Actor: Richard Jenkins, The Visitor; Frank Langella, Frost/Nixon; Sean Penn, Milk; Brad Pitt,The Curious Case of Benjamin Button; Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler.  

Actress: Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married; Angelina Jolie, Changeling; Melissa Leo,Frozen River; Meryl Streep, (imagine if she wins AGAIN!!!) Doubt; Kate Winslet, The Reader

Supporting Actor: Josh Brolin, Milk; Robert Downey Jr., Tropic Thunder; Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt; Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight; Michael Shannon, Revolutionary Road 

Supporting Actress: Amy Adams, Doubt; Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona; Viola Davis, Doubt; Taraji P. Henson, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button; Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler


Foreign Film: The Baader Meinhof Complex, Germany; The Class, France; Departures, JapanRevanche, Austria; Waltz With Bashir, Israel  

Adapted Screenplay: Eric Roth and Robin Swicord, The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonJohn Patrick Shanley, Doubt; Peter Morgan, Frost/Nixon; David Hare, The Reader; Simon Beaufoy,Slumdog Millionaire 

Original Screenplay: Courtney Hunt, Frozen River; Mike Leigh,Happy-Go-Lucky; Martin McDonagh, In Bruges; Dustin Lance Black, Milk; Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon and Pete Docter,WALL-E 

Animated Feature Film: Bolt; Kung Fu Panda; WALL-E 

Art DirectionChangeling, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Dark Knight, The Duchess, Revolutionary Road 

Cinematography: Changeling, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Dark Knight, The Reader, Slumdog Millionaire 

Sound Mixing: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Dark Knight, Slumdog Millionaire, WALL-E, Wanted 

Sound Editing: The Dark Knight, Iron Man, Slumdog Millionaire, WALL-E, Wanted 

Original Score: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Alexandre Desplat; Defiance, James Newton Howard; Milk, Danny Elfman; Slumdog Millionaire, A.R. Rahman; WALL-E, Thomas Newman 

Original Song: Down to Earth from WALL-E, Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman; Jai Ho fromSlumdog Millionaire, A.R. Rahman and Gulzar; O Saya from Slumdog Millionaire, A.R. Rahman and Maya Arulpragasam I HAVE NO IDEA 

CostumeAustralia, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Duchess, Milk, Revolutionary Road YES 2!

Documentary Feature: The Betrayal (Nerakhoon), Encounters at the End of the World, The Garden, Man on Wire, Trouble the Water  WILL BE INTERESTING TO SEE. 

Documentary (short subject): The Conscience of Nhem En, The Final Inch, Smile Pinki, The Witness – From the Balcony of Room 306  WILL BE INTERESTING TO SEE 

Film Editing: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Dark Knight, Frost/Nixon, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire 

Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Dark Knight, Hellboy II: The Golden Army 

Animated Short FilmLa Maison en Petits Cubes, Lavatory – Lovestory, Oktapodi, Presto, This Way Up DO NOT KNOW 

Live Action Short Film: Auf der Strecke (On the Line), Manon on the Asphalt, New Boy, The Pig, Spielzeugland (Toyland) DO NOT KNOW 

Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Dark Knight, Iron Man


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