Thursday, February 5, 2009

Movie reviews to get you up to speed with this year's Oscar nominations...

As the official Academy Award nominations were announced on the 22nd January, I thought it may be useful for some people to use my movie reviews to get you up- to-speed with this year's Oscar hopefuls before the ceremony on the 22nd February.
MILK film billboard on Sunset Blvd
MILK - Best Picture, Actor in a leading role (Sean Penn), Actor in a supporting role (Josh Brolin), Directing, Writing (Original Screenplay), Costume Design, Film Editing, Music (Score)

Film costumes from DOUBT
Doubt - Actress in a leading role (Meryl Streep), Actor in a supporting role (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Actress in a supporting role (Amy Adams), Actress in a supporting role (Viola Davis), Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Frost Nixon movie billboard
Frost/Nixon - Best Picture, Actor in a leading role (Frank Langella), Directing, Writing (Adapted Screenplay), Film Editing

The Dark Knight movie billboard in New York City
The Dark Knight - Actor in a supporting role (Heath Ledger), Art Direction, Cinematography, Film Editing, Makeup, Visual Effects, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing

Iron Man suit as worn by Robert Downey Jr in the film
Iron Man - Visual Effects, Sound Editing

Costumes from the film Changeling
Changeling - Actress in a leading role (Angelina Jolie), Art Direction, Cinematography

The Duchess film poster
The Duchess - Art Direction, Costume Design

Slumdog Millionaire poster
Slumdog Millionaire - Best Picture, Directing, Writing (Adapted Screenplay), Cinematography, Film Editing, Music (Score), Music (Song), Sound Editing, Sound Mixing

Australia film billboard
Australia - Costume Design

Hellboy 2 - The Golden Army movie poster

Angelina Jolie WANTED film billboard
Wanted - Sound Editing, Sound Mixing

Those are the movies that I've seen this past ten months, obviously there are more in the running for the Oscars, but this broad selection should give you a flavour of the tough competition this year.

Please enjoy my film reviews, the advertising billboard and poster images, plus in some cases photographs of costumes and props from the movies themselves on display at the ArcLight Hollywood.

And don't forget to come back to Jason in Hollywood for the full run down of all the Academy Award winners...

1 comment:

Michael Rivers said...

What great photos! Thanks for sharing. I'm very excited for the Oscars. I'm getting ready to do a blog about my guesses for the winners. It should be an intereting broadcast!

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