81st Oscar Awards Ceremony' 2009

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Oscar Academy Awards XCeremony at the Kodak Theater on 23rd Feb' 2009

Oscar 2009 was held on the night of 22nd Feb at The Kodak Theater at Hollywood and had all that an Oscar Awards ceremony is supposed to have: amazing orchestra, brilliant sets, witty presenters, and lot of emotions. Amidst the celebration of movies, actors and fine performances, Oscar's 2009 became global in its true sense. While a movie made based on slums of Mumbai, the Slumdog Millinaire, won 8 Oscar, the Indian audience was pleased to see a short documentary named "Smile Pinki" achieving an Oscar as well. Oscar's also went to Japan and Spain (as in Penelope Cruz!).

Hugh Jacman as presenter

Hugh Jackman, the presenter for the Oscar Night of 2009, started it all at the biggest event in Hollywood, the 81st Annual Academy Awards, with an entertaining song and dance performance. He was joined by Best Actress nominee Anne Hathaway. 'Confess to me,' was the song they chose.

Former Oscar Winners: Supporting Actresses

The new format of presenting Oscar by 5 of the past awardees was a pleasant surprise to all. Eva Marie Saint, Whoopi Goldberg, Tilda Swinton, Goldie Hawn, and Anjelica Huston announced the winner as Penelope Cruz for her role in Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

 

Jennifer Aniston & Jack Black at the Oscar

Jennifer Aniston and Jack Black came in to present the award for the best animated file, which went to Wall E.

Ben Stiller disguised

Actor Ben Stiller, in an apparent spoof to Joaquin Phoenix's eccentric behaviour, came to present the awards with Star Wars actress Natalie Portman.

Steve Martin and Tina Fey

Steve Martin and Tina Fey had everyone rolling with laughter when they came in to present the awards at the Oscar.

Kate Winslet wins the best Actress

Kate Winslet won the Best Actress Award for her role in "The Reader". 5 former best actress winners Sophia Loren (centre), Nicole Kidman (top right-bottom), Shirley MacLaine, Halle Berry and Marion Cotillard were on stage to present her with her award.

Sean Penn won the Best Actor

Old is Gold proverbial truth was seen again at the Oscar Night on 2009 as Sean Penn won the Best Actor Award for his role in "Milk". Sean Penn (second right) is joined backstage by the Academy Award presenters Ben Kingsley (left), Robert Deniro (third left), Michael Douglas (third right), Adrien Brody (second right), and Sir Anthony Hopkins.

8 Oscar for Slumdog Millionaire

And then it was Slumdog Millionaire all the way. Out of a total 10 nominations, 2 of which were in the best song category, Slumdog Millionaire won 8 Oscars. Showcasing the lives of slum children from Mumbai, the movie captured the imagination of everyone across the world.

Winners of Oscar Awards 2009:

Best Picture

Best Picture
Slumdog Millionaire

Best Actor

Best Actor
Sean Penn

Best Actress

Best Actress
Kate Winslet

Best Picture

Best Director
Slumdog Millionaire

Departures Movie

Foreign Language Film
Departures

Best Picture

Music (Song)
Slumdog Millionaire

Best Picture

Music (Score)
Slumdog Millionaire

Best Picture

Film Editing
Slumdog Millionaire

Sound Mixing

Sound Mixing
Slumdog Millionaire

Sound Editing

Sound Editing:
The Dark Knight

Visual Effets

Visual Effects:
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Documentary Short

Documentary Short
Smile Pinki

Documentary Feature

Documentary Feature
Man on Wire

Best Picture

Actor Supporting Role
Heath Ledger

Short Film

Short Film (Live Action)
Spielzeugland (Toyland)

Best Picture

Cinematography
Slumdog Millionaire

Makeup

Make up
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Costume Design

Costume Design
The Duchess

Art Direction

Art Direction
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Animated Short Film

Short Film (Animated)
La Maison En Petits Cubes

Animated Feature Film

Animated Feature Film
Wall-E

Best Picture

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Slumdog Millionaire

Writing Awards

Writing (Original Screenplay)
Milk

Actress in Supporting Role

Actress in a Supporting Role
Penelope Cruz

 


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