Sean Penn scored an upset tonight taking Best Actor for Milk. He also probably exploded a few million wingnut craniums with his acceptance speech. HEH. The highlight for me, however, was screenwriter Dustin Lance Black’s eloquent message to the gay youth of America.
Best Original Screenplay
Dustin Lance Black – Milk!!!!!
Kate Winslet – The Reader
Sean Penn – Milk!!!!!
Best Supporting Actor
Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
Best Supporting Actress
Penelope Cruz – Vicky Christina Barcelona
Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire
We interrupt this live blog for a moment of mildly uncomfortable gay panic courtesy of James Franco and Seth Rogan. UGH. And here’s the rest….
Best Live Action Short -Spielzeugland. Best Documentary -Man On Wire. Best Documentary Short – Smile Pinki. Best Visual Effects -The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button. Best Sound Editing – The Dark Knight. Best Sound Mixing – Slumdog Millionaire. Best Film Editing -Slumdog Millionaire. Best Score – Slumdog Millionaire. Best Song – Slumdog Millionaire. Best Foreign Film – Departures / Japan. Best Adapted Screenplay – Simon Beaufoy – Slumdog Millionaire. Best Animated Film – Wall-E. Best Animated Short – La Maison En Petites Cubes. Best Art Direction – The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button. Best Costume Design -Michael O’Connor – The Duchess. Best Makeup – Greg Carman – The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button. Best Cinematography – Anthony Dod Mantle – Slumdog Millionaire.