Live-Blogging the Oscar Nominations
They're Out: Where are they? It's time! It's "producer, director, and Oscar-winning actor" Forest Whitaker? He'll look all sympathetic and full of feeling for everybody. Big teddy bear. He'll hug everyone who got snubbed.
S.Actress: Adams, Cruz, Davis, Henson, and Tomei (no Winslet!) (no DeWitt!)
S.Actor: Brolin (yay!!!), Downey (heh), Hoffman, Ledger, and Shannon (pulled it off!)
Actress: Hathaway (phew!!!!), Jolie, Leo (applause!), Streep, and Winslet (your winner), for The Reader!
Actor: Jenkins (no Eastwood!!!!!!), Langella, Penn, Pitt (oh, gross), Rourke (no Patel!!!!!!)
Director: Fincher, Howard, Van Sant (applause!), Daldry, Boyle
O.Screenplay: Frozen River (jesus!), Happy-Go-Lucky (oh, no Hawkins!), In Bruges, Milk (clapping), WALLE
A.Screenplay: CCButton, Doubt, Frost/Nixon, Reader (they loved this one), Slumdog
Foreign Film: Baader Meinhof, Class (yayyyy!!!), Departures, Revanche, Waltz with Bashir (I predicted pretty well!)
Animated Film: Bolt, Kung Fu, WALLE (they just hate the foreign stuff, huh?)
Picture: CCButton (gross), Frost/Nixon (total meh), Milk (YAYYY!!!, but no Dark Knight!), The Reader (no official nominees yet?), Slumdog (screwing up my months of WALLE predictions)
Overall: ehhhhhhh????????? I haven't even absorbed it yet.
Biggest Relief: Trouble the Water in Documentary!!!!
Biggest Problem: WHERE IS THE SPRINGSTEEN SONG????
Runner-Up: WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO GET A FEMALE D.P. A NOM????
For More: Nominees indciated here.