BAFTA Nominations Announced!

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts presented their nominations.  Slumdog Millionaire and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button led the way with 11 nominations each.  Here are the major nominations listed below:

Best Picture:

– The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
– Frost/Nixon
– Milk
– The Reader
– Slumdog Millionaire

Best Director:

– Clint Eastwood (Changeling)
– David Fincher (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)
– Ron Howard (Frost/Nixon)
– Stephen Daldry (The Reader)
– Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)

Best Lead Actor:

– Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon)
– Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire)
– Sean Penn (Milk)
– Brad Pitt (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)
– Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler)

Best Lead Actress:

– Angelina Jolie (Changeling)
– Kristin Scott Thomas (I’ve Loved You So Long)
– Meryl Streep (Doubt)
– Kate Winslet (The Reader)
– Kate Winslet (Revolutionary Road)

Best Supporting Actor:

– Robert Downey Jr. (Tropic Thunder)
– Brendan Gleeson (In Bruges)
– Philip Seymour Hoffman (Doubt)
– Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)
– Brad Pitt (Burn After Reading)

Best Supporting Actress:

– Amy Adams (Doubt)
– Penelope Cruz (Vicky Christina Barcelona)
– Freido Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire)
– Tilda Swinton (Burn After Reading)
– Marisa Tomei (The Wrestler)

You can check out the rest of the nominees HERE:

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One Response to BAFTA Nominations Announced!

  1. coffee says:

    i was pleasantly surprised to find out that F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote the short story upon which Benjamin Button (the movie) was based, then mention this in the opening credits

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