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Nominations! The Oscars (and the Razzies)

posted by Nell Minow

BEST PICTURE
“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
“Frost/Nixon”
“Milk
“The Reader”
“Slumdog Millionaire”
BEST ACTRESS
Anne Hathaway, “Rachel Getting Married”
Angelina Jolie, “Changeling”
Melissa Leo, “Frozen River”
Meryl Streep, “Doubt”
Kate Winslet, “The Reader”
BEST ACTOR
Frank Langella, “Frost/Nixon”
Sean Penn, “Milk”
Brad Pitt, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
Mickey Rourke, “The Wrestler”
Richard Jenkins, “The Visitor”
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 SUPPORTING ACTOR
Josh Brolin, “Milk”
Robert Downey Jr., “Tropic Thunder”
Philip Seymour Hoffman, “Doubt”
Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight”
Michael Shannon, “Revolutionary Road”
BEST DIRECTOR
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 FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
“The Baader-Meinhof Complex” (Germany)
“The Class” (France)
“Departures” (Japan)
“Revanche” (Austria)
“Waltz with Bashir” (Israel)


And the Razzie (for the disrespectful “raspberry”) nominations for the worst movies and performances of the year go to….
WORST PICTURE
Disaster Movie
The Happening
The Hottie and the Nottie
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale
The Love Guru
Meet the Spartans
WORST ACTOR
Larry the Cable Guy: Witless Protection
Eddie Murphy: Meet Dave
Mike Myers: The Love Guru
Al Pacino: 88 Minutes & Righteous Kill
Mark Wahlberg: The Happening & Max Payne
WORST ACTRESS
Jessica Alba: The Eye & The Love Guru
The Women’s cast (Annette Bening: Eva Mendes: Debra Messing: Jada Pinkett-Smith and Meg Ryan)
Cameron Diaz: What Happens in Vegas
Paris Hilton: The Hottie and the Nottie
Kate Hudson: Fools’ Gold & My Best Friend’s Girl
WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Uwe Boll: Postal
Pierce Brosnan: Mamma Mia!
Ben Kingsley: The Love Guru & The Wackness
Burt Reynolds: Deal & In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale
Verne Troyer: The Love Guru & Postal
WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Carmen Electra: Disaster Movie & Meet the Spartans
Paris Hilton: Repo: The Genetic Opera
Kim Kardashian: Disaster Movie
Jenny McCarthy: Witless Protection
Leelee Sobieski: 88 Minutes & In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale
WORST SCREEN COUPLE
Uwe Boll & Any Actor
Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher: What Happens in Vegas
Paris Hilton and either Christin Lakin or Joel David Moore: The Hottie and the Nottie
Larry the Cable Guy and Jenny McCarthy: Witless Protection
Eddie Murphy and Eddie Murphy: Meet Dave
WORST PREQUEL – REMAKE – RIP-OFF OR SEQUEL
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Disaster Movie & Meet the Spartans
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Speed Racer
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
WORST DIRECTOR
Uwe Boll: Tunnel Rats, In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale & Postal
Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer: Disaster Movie & Meet the Spartans
Tom Putnam: The Hottie and the Nottie
Marco Schnabel: The Love Guru
M. Night Shyamalan: The Happening
WORST SCREENPLAY
Disaster Movie & Meet the Spartans
The Happening
The Hottie and the Nottie
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale
The Love Guru
WORST CAREER ACHIEVEMENT
Uwe Boll



  • Michael

    Hi Nell,
    I was wondering who do you think will win Best Picture and who do you want to win.

  • http://blog.beliefnet.com/moviemom/ Nell Minow

    Great question, Michael! I think my first choice for Best Picture would be “Frost/Nixon.” I am guessing the winner might be “Slumdog Millionaire” but I don’t think I’d be surprised if any of the nominees won!

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