2009 Oscar nominations are in

Friday, January 23, 2009
By Abbey Khan
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Leo gets snubbed, Kate only gets one, and Angelina and Brad each get a nom. The 81st Annual Academy Awards nominations are out and there are some well-respected names on the ballot. See if your favorites made the list and tune in on February 22, 2009 for the winners.

BEST ACTOR
Richard Jenkins–The Visitor
Frank Langella–Frost/Nixon
Sean Penn–Milk
Brad Pitt–The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Mickey Rourke–The Wrestler

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Josh Brolin–Milk
Robert Downey Jr.–Tropic Thunder
Philip Seymour Hoffman–Doubt
Heath Ledger–The Dark Knight
Michael Shannon–Revolutionary Road

BEST ACTRESS
Anne Hathaway–Rachel Getting Married
Angelina Jolie–Changeling
Melissa Leo–Frozen River
Meryl Streep–Doubt
Kate Winslet–Revolutionary Road

BEST 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

BEST DIRECTOR
David Fincher–The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Ron Howard–Frost/Nixon
Gus Van Sant–Milk
Stephen Daldry–The Reader
Danny Boyle–Slumdog Millionaire

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

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Eric Roth–The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
John Patrick Shanley–Doubt
Peter Morgan–Frost/Nixon
David Hare–The Reader
Simon Beaufoy–Slumdog Millionaire

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Bolt
Kung Fu Panda
Wall-E

BEST MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEAR
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Frost/Nixon
Milk
The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire


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