Thursday, January 22, 2009

Oscar nominations

The nominations for the 2009 Oscars have been announced, with British writers, including Guild member Mike Leigh, prominent.

Best Original Screenplay
  • Frozen River by Courtney Hunt
  • Happy Go Lucky by Mike Leigh
  • In Bruges by Martin McDonagh
  • Milk by Dustin Lance Black
  • Wall-E by Andrew Stanton and Jim Reardon based on a story by Andrew Stanton and Pete Docter

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by Eric Roth - Screen story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Doubt by John Patrick Shanley based on his own play
  • Frost/Nixon by Peter Morgan based on his own play
  • The Reader by David Hare based on the book by Bernhard Schlink
  • Slumdog Millionaire by Stephen Beaufoy based on the book by Vikas Swarup

Happy Go Lucky trailer

1 comment:

  1. Woo hoo! Love this time of year... and YAYE for Amy Adams!! Well deserved...

    : )


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