Archive for January 22nd, 2009

Oscar Nominees List…

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

AWARDS 

Nominees for the 81st Academy Awards

 

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

 

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)

 

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Academy Award Nominations…

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

AWARDS

And the Oscar nominees are…

  

Slumdog-Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire is one of the five nominated films with 10 nominations

 

‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ leads all contenders with 13 nods including best actor for Brad Pitt.

 

By Susan King
Los Angeles Times
January 22, 2009

 

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” a fable about a man who ages in reverse, dominated the 81st annual Academy Award nominations this morning, earning 13 nods, including best film, best actor for Brad Pitt and best director for David Fincher.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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Ann Sothern’s 100th Birthday…

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

100th Birthday

Ann Sothern

 

Ann Sothern

 

AMERICAN ACTRESS

née Harriette Arlene Lake

 

  • BORN: January 22, 1909, Valley City, North Dakota
  • DIED: March 15, 2001, Ketchum, Idaho
  • CAUSE OF DEATH: Heart failure
  • BURIAL: Ketchum Cemetery, Ketchum, Idado

 

 Ann Sothern's grave

(findagrave.com / Gail Powers)

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