Oscar nominations just came in…

I don’t go to the movies as much as I should. My attention span is too short to sit in the theater for 2 hours. For those of you who do enjoy going to a good movie… here are this year’s nominees that were just announced a few minutes ago. Who do you think should win? Comment below.

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Richard Jenkins – The Visitor
Frank Langella – Frost/Nixon
Sean Penn – Milk
Brad Pitt – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Anne Hathaway – Rachel Getting Married
Angelina Jolie – Changeling
Melissa Leo – Frozen River
Meryl Streep – Mamma Mia!
Kate Winslet – The Reader

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Josh Brolin – Milk
Robert Downey Junior – Tropic Thunder
Phillip Seymour Hoffman – Doubt
Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
Michael Shannon – Revolutionary Road

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
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 MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEAR
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Frost/Nixon
Milk
The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire

ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING
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 ANIMATED FILM OF THE YEAR
Bolt
Kung Fu Panda
Wall-E

BEST SCREENPLAY BASED ON MATERIAL PREVIOUSLY PRODUCED OR PUBLISHED
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Doubt
Frost/Nixon
The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire

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

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