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Sunday, February 08, 2009

There's Still Time to Choose Your Oscar Winners

Just a reminder that there's still time to enter our contest, where the only prize is bragging rights!

I'll be making my picks soon, since I finally got to see one of the nominees for best picture (Slumdog Millionaire).

Here are the categories we're voting on:
1. Best motion picture of the year

- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
- Frost/Nixon
- Milk
- The Reader
- Slumdog Millionaire


2. Performance by an actor in a leading role

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


3. Performance by an actor in a supporting role

- Josh Brolin in Milk
- Robert Downey Jr. in Tropic Thunder
- Philip Seymour Hoffman in Doubt
- Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight
- Michael Shannon in Revolutionary Road


4. Performance by an actress in a leading role

- Anne Hathaway in Rachel Getting Married
- Angelina Jolie in Changeling
- Melissa Leo in Frozen River
- Meryl Streep in Doubt
- Kate Winslet in The Reader


5. Performance by an actress in a supporting role


- Amy Adams in Doubt
- Penélope Cruz in Vicky Cristina Barcelona
- Viola Davis in Doubt
- Taraji P. Henson in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
- Marisa Tomei in The Wrestler


6. Best animated feature film of the year

- Bolt
- Kung Fu Panda
- WALL-E


7. Achievement in visual effects

- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
- The Dark Knight
- Iron Man


8. Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)

- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
- Defiance
- Milk
- Slumdog Millionaire
- WALL-E
You can send in your picks by clicking on the "Post Comment" button below, or email your choices to me at TheMinskers@aol.com.