Making it Rain on Them Hoes, Oscar Style

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We previously selected Taraji P. Henson as part of Bossip’s Who to Watch Out for in 09′ and sure enough, she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in the movie ‘Benjamin Button’. Congrats, she is doing her thing.

Our staff here thinks your boy Mickey Rourke deserves to win the Best Actor nod for ‘The Wrestler’.

Complete list of the nominations are under the hood

- NOMINATIONS BY CATEGORY – 81ST AWARDS -

Performance by an actor in a leading role

Richard Jenkins in “The Visitor” (Overture Films)
Frank Langella in “Frost/Nixon” (Universal)
Sean Penn in “Milk” (Focus Features)
Brad Pitt in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.)
Mickey Rourke in “The Wrestler” (Fox Searchlight)

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

Josh Brolin in “Milk” (Focus Features)
Robert Downey Jr. in “Tropic Thunder” (DreamWorks, Distributed by DreamWorks/Paramount)
Philip Seymour Hoffman in “Doubt” (Miramax)
Heath Ledger in “The Dark Knight” (Warner Bros.)
Michael Shannon in “Revolutionary Road” (DreamWorks, Distributed by Paramount Vantage)

Performance by an actress in a leading role

Anne Hathaway in “Rachel Getting Married” (Sony Pictures Classics)
Angelina Jolie in “Changeling” (Universal)
Melissa Leo in “Frozen River” (Sony Pictures Classics)
Meryl Streep in “Doubt” (Miramax)
Kate Winslet in “The Reader” (The Weinstein Company)

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

Amy Adams in “Doubt” (Miramax)
Penélope Cruz in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” (The Weinstein Company)
Viola Davis in “Doubt” (Miramax)
Taraji P. Henson in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.)
Marisa Tomei in “The Wrestler” (Fox Searchlight)

Best animated feature film of the year

“Bolt” (Walt Disney) Chris Williams and Byron Howard

“Kung Fu Panda” (DreamWorks Animation, Distributed by Paramount) John Stevenson and Mark Osborne

“WALL-E” (Walt Disney) Andrew Stanton

Achievement in art direction

“Changeling” (Universal) Art Direction: James J. Murakami
Set Decoration: Gary Fettis

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.) Art Direction: Donald Graham Burt
Set Decoration: Victor J. Zolfo

“The Dark Knight” (Warner Bros.) Art Direction: Nathan Crowley
Set Decoration: Peter Lando

“The Duchess” (Paramount Vantage, Pathé and BBC Films) Art Direction: Michael Carlin
Set Decoration: Rebecca Alleway

“Revolutionary Road” (DreamWorks, Distributed by Paramount Vantage) Art Direction: Kristi Zea
Set Decoration: Debra Schutt

Achievement in cinematography

“Changeling” (Universal) Tom Stern

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.) Claudio Miranda

“The Dark Knight” (Warner Bros.) Wally Pfister

“The Reader” (The Weinstein Company) Chris Menges and Roger Deakins

“Slumdog Millionaire” (Fox Searchlight) Anthony Dod Mantle

Achievement in costume design

“Australia” (20th Century Fox) Catherine Martin

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.) Jacqueline West

“The Duchess” (Paramount Vantage, Pathé and BBC Films) Michael O’Connor

“Milk” (Focus Features) Danny Glicker

“Revolutionary Road” (DreamWorks, Distributed by Paramount Vantage) Albert Wolsky

Achievement in directing

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.) David Fincher

“Frost/Nixon” (Universal) Ron Howard

“Milk” (Focus Features) Gus Van Sant

“The Reader” (The Weinstein Company) Stephen Daldry

“Slumdog Millionaire” (Fox Searchlight) Danny Boyle

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