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Oscar Movies - 2009

Here are the movies released in 2008 that were nominated for Academy Awards. I have the Best Picture Nominees first, followed by the rest.  My reviews link to the Movie Title; if there is no link I have not put the review up yet.

{Nominations are in brackets; wins are in bold.}




Best Picture Nominees


AVATAR - {Best Picture; Director - James Cameron; Art Direction; Cinematography; Editing; Original Score; Sound; Sound Editing; Visual Effects}


THE BLIND SIDE - {Best Picture; Actress - Sandra Bullock}


DISTRICT 9 - {Best Picture; Adapted Screenplay - Neill Blomkamp & Terri Tatchell; Editing; Visual Effects}


AN EDUCATION - {Best Picture; Adapted Screenplay - Nick Hornby; Actress - Carey Mulligan}


THE HURT LOCKER - {Best Picture; Director - Kathryn Bigelow; Original Screenplay - Mark Boal; Cinematography; Actor - Jeremy Renner; Sound; Original Score; Editing; Sound Editing}


INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS - {Best Picture; Director - Quentin Tarantino; Original Screenplay - Quentin Tarantino; Cinematography; Editing; Supporting Actor - Christoph Waltz; Sound; Sound Editing}

PRECIOUS - {Best Picture; Director - Lee Daniels; Adapted Screenplay - Geoffrey Fletcher; Actress - Gabourey Sidibe; Editing; Supporting Actress - Mo'Nique}


A SERIOUS MAN - {Best Picture; Adapted Screenplay - Joel & Ethan Coen}


UP - {Best Picture; Original Screenplay - Bob Peterson, Pete Docter & Thomas McCarthy; Sound Editing; Original Score; Best Animated Picture}


UP IN THE AIR - {Best Picture; Director - Jason Reitman; Adapted Screenplay - Jason Reitman & Sheldon Turner; Actor - George Clooney; Supporting Actress - Vera Farmiga; Supporting Actress - Anna Kendrick;}



The Rest of the Nominees
CORALINE - {Best Animated Picture}


CRAZY HEART - {Actor - Jeff Bridges; Supporting Actress - Maggie Gyllenhaal; Original Song - The Weary Kind}


FANTASTIC MR. FOX - {Original Score; Best Animated Picture}


HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE - {Cinematography}


THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS - {Art Direction; Costume Design}


IN THE LOOP - {Adapted Screenplay}


INVICTUS - {Actor - Morgan Freeman; Supporting Actor - Matt Damon}


JULIE AND JULIA - {Actress - Meryl Streep}


THE LAST STATION - {Actress - Helen Mirren; Supporting Actor - Christopher Plummer}


THE LOVELY BONES - {Supporting Actor - Stanley Tucci}


THE MESSENGER - {Original Screenplay - Allessandro Camon & Oren Moyerman; Supporting Actor - Woody Harrelson}


NINE - {Supporting Actress - Penelope Cruz; Art Direction; Costume Design; Original Song - Take It All}


PARIS 36 - {Original Song - Loin de Paname}


THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG - {Best Animated Picture; Original Song - Almost There; Original Song - Down in New Orleans}


THE SECRET OF KELLS - {Best Animated Picture}


SHERLOCK HOLMES - {Art Direction; Original Score}


A SINGLE MAN - {Actor - Colin Firth}


STAR TREK - {Makeup; Sound; Sound Editing; Visual Effects}


TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN - {Sound}


THE WHITE RIBBON - {Cinematography; Foreign Language Film}


THE YOUNG VICTORIA - {Art Direction; Costume Design; Makeup}






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