Sunday, February 22, 2009

The Hugh Jackman Show ... err, i mean, The Academy Awards


It's the "Gay Superbowl" tonight.

Hosted by the most handsome, talented man in the world, Mr. Hugh Jackman, that's reason enough to tune in to the 81st Academy Awards .

Be that as it may, here are the big awards. My choice is red, who I think will win is in purple.


Performance by an actor in a leading role

* Richard Jenkins in “The Visitor”
* Frank Langella in “Frost/Nixon”
* Sean Penn in “Milk”
* Brad Pitt in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
* Mickey Rourke in “The Wrestler”

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

* Josh Brolin in “Milk”
* Robert Downey Jr. in “Tropic Thunder”
* Philip Seymour Hoffman in “Doubt”
* Heath Ledger in “The Dark Knight”
* Michael Shannon in “Revolutionary Road”

Performance by an actress in a leading role

* Anne Hathaway in “Rachel Getting Married”
* Angelina Jolie in “Changeling”
* Melissa Leo in “Frozen River”
* Meryl Streep in “Doubt”
* Kate Winslet in “The Reader”

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

* Amy Adams in “Doubt”
* Penélope Cruz in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” (I think she's going to win)
* Viola Davis in “Doubt”
* Taraji P. Henson in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
* Marisa Tomei in “The Wrestler”

Best motion picture of the year

* “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
* “Frost/Nixon” Jinks and Bruce Cohen, Producers
* “The Reader”
* “Slumdog Millionaire”

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