Friday, January 16, 2009

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Land British Award Nominations


Jolie are once again up for awards -- ET has the list of nominees for the 2009 Orange British Academy Film Awards (or "BAFTAs").

Pitt's 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' is up for Best Film as well as 'The Reader,' 'Frost/Nixon,' 'Milk' and 'Slumdog Millionaire.' In addition to Best Film, the leading actors in these movies have also been nominated.

Jolie is up for Leading Actress for her role in 'The Changeling.' Kate Winslet has been nominated twice in the Leading Actress category -- one for her role in 'The Reader' and the other for her performance alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in 'Revolutionary Road.'

The list of Supporting Actresses includes Penelope Cruz from 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona' and Freida Pinto from 'Slumdog Millionaire.'

Both Robert Downey Jr. and Pitt have been nominated in the Supporting Actor category for their roles in 'Tropic Thunder' and 'Burn After Reading.' The late Heath Ledger, who recently won a Golden Globe, is also up for Supporting Actor for his role as the Joker in 'Dark Knight.'

As for Outstanding British Film nominees, 'Slumdog Millionaire,' 'Mama Mia!' and 'In Bruges' have all made the list.

The BAFTA Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 8 at the Royal Opera House in London.

See below for the entire list of 2009 BAFTA nominees:

BEST FILM

* THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON - Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Ceán Chaffin

* FROST/NIXON - Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard

* MILK - Dan Jinks, Bruce Cohen

* THE READER - Anthony Minghella, Sydney Pollack, Donna Gigliotti, Redmond Morris

* SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE - Christian Colson OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM

* HUNGER - Laura Hastings-Smith, Robin Gutch, Steve McQueen, Enda Walsh

* IN BRUGES - Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin, Martin McDonagh

* MAMMA MIA! - Judy Craymer, Gary Goetzman, Phyllida Lloyd, Catherine Johnson

* MAN ON WIRE - Simon Chinn, James Marsh

* SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE - Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy

THE CARL FOREMAN AWARD for Special Achievement by a British Director, Writer or Producer for their First Feature Film

* SIMON CHINN (Producer) - Man On Wire

* JUDY CRAYMER (Producer) - Mamma Mia!

* GARTH JENNINGS (Writer) - Son of Rambow

* STEVE McQUEEN (Director/Writer) - Hunger

* SOLON PAPADOPOULOS, ROY BOULTER (Producers) - Of Time And The City

DIRECTOR

* CHANGELING - Clint Eastwood

* THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON - David Fincher

* FROST/NIXON - Ron Howard

* THE READER - Stephen Daldry

* SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE - Danny Boyle

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

* BURN AFTER READING - Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

* CHANGELING - J. Michael Straczynski

* I'VE LOVED YOU SO LONG - Philippe Claudel

* IN BRUGES - Martin McDonagh

* MILK - Dustin Lance Black

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

* THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON - Eric Roth

* FROST/NIXON - Peter Morgan

* THE READER - David Hare

* REVOLUTIONARY ROAD - Justin Haythe

* SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE - Simon Beaufoy

FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

* THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX - Bernard Eichinger, Uli Edel

* GOMORRAH - Domenico Procacci, Matteo Garrone

* I'VE LOVED YOU SO LONG - Yves Marmion, Philippe Claudel

* PERSEPOLIS - Marc-Antoine Robert, Xavier Rigault, Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Parannaud

* WALTZ WITH BASHIR - Serge Lalou, Gerhard Meixner, Yael Nahl Ieli, Ari Folman

ANIMATED FILM

* PERSEPOLIS - Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Parannaud

* WALL•E - Andrew Stanton

* WALTZ WITH BASHIR - Ari Folman

LEADING ACTOR

* FRANK LANGELLA - Frost/Nixon

* DEV PATEL - Slumdog Millionaire

* SEAN PENN - Milk

* BRAD PITT - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

* MICKEY ROURKE - The Wrestler

LEADING ACTRESS

* ANGELINA JOLIE - Changeling

* KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS - I've Loved You So Long

* MERYL STREEP - Doubt

* KATE WINSLET - The Reader

* KATE WINSLET - Revolutionary Road

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

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

* AMY ADAMS - Doubt

* PENÉLOPE CRUZ - Vicky Cristina Barcelona

* FREIDA PINTO - Slumdog Millionaire

* TILDA SWINTON - Burn After Reading

* MARISA TOMEI - The Wrestler

MUSIC

* THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON - Alexandre Desplat

* THE DARK KNIGHT - Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard

* MAMMA MIA! - Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus

* SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE - A. R. Rahman

* WALL•E - Thomas Newman

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