Tuesday, March 31, 2015

About Oscar 2009

The Oscar awards for the year 2008, which will be given away to some of the top directors and actors in the world on February 22, 2009 has already evoked much interest on who will be the potential winners of the awards.The British film Slumdog Millionaire which is about an Indian boy from the slums of Mumbai has already won the golden globe award and is one of the most anticipated film to win an Oscar award.In the coveted best picture category,The Slumdog Millionaire is expected to face competition from releases including Frost/Nixon, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Milk and The Wrestler, starring a rejuvenated Mickey Rourke.The role is a career high for the 52-year-old, who won a Golden Globe and is also in the running for a coveted Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award on 25 January. In the best actor shortlist, Rourke could be nominated alongside Brad Pitt, who plays a man ageing backwards in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and Sean Penn for Milk, for his portrayal of gay political activist Harvey Milk.Heath Ledger of Brokeback Mountain Fame is to be given a a posthumous supporting actor nomination for his role as the Joker in Batman blockbuster The Dark Knight.Let's keep our fingers crossed to find out the winners on February 22, 2009

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