Sunday, February 8, 2009

2008 & 2009 best movie

The Curious case of Benjamin Button
Based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald and starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button tells the story of a man who ages in reverse and serves as a reflection of life, death and all the things people experience—and perhaps take for granted—in between.

Awards: Art Director
Visual effect

Based on the play by Peter Morgan, Frost/Nixon tells the story of the 1977 interviews between British TV journalist David Frost and former President Richard Nixon. During these interviews, which took place not long after Nixon resigned, the former president admitted for the first time that he let down the American people

Milk takes a closer look at the life of late politician Harvey Milk, a gay rights activist and the first self-identified gay man to be elected to public office in California. A member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Harvey and San Francisco Mayor George Moscone were assassinated by a former colleague in 1977.

Awards: Leading Role Actor Sean PENN - MILK
Writing (original screenplay)

The Reder
Staring Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes, The Reader tells the story of law student Michael Berg, who in his teenage years has an illicit affair with an older woman. Years later during a war crimes trial, the woman is revealed to have been a Nazi prison guard who harbors a secret only Michael knows.

Awards: Leading Role Actress; Kate Winslet

Slumdog Millionaire

Music Song
Music score
Film Editing
Sound Mixing
writing (adapted screenplay)

Filmed in India, Slumdog Millionaire tells the story of a young man who grew up in the slums of Mumbai and makes his way to a successful turn on a televised game show. Questioned by authorities for his extensive knowledge in spite of growing up in poverty, the young man is forced to explain his past. The movie took home the Golden Globe® this year for Best Dramatic Picture.

Other Oscar winners

The Dark Knight
Sound Editing
Actor in supporting role : Heath Ledger

Smile Pinki
Documentary short

Man on wire
Documentary Feature

Spielzeugland (TOYLAND)
Short film live action

The Duchess
Costume Design

La Maison En Petits Cubes
Short film animated

Animated featured film

Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Penelope Cruz- Actress in supporting Role

Foreign Language Film

1 comment:

  1. Very nice post, I will definitely have to check some of these movies out. I can clearly see why Frost/Nixon is up there. Thanks