Oscar Nominations Announced
January 22, 2009 at 6:22 AM (PT)
The romantic fantasy "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" led ACADEMY AWARDS contenders THURSDAY with 13 nominations, among them best picture and acting honors for BRAD PITT and TARAJI P. HENSON and a directing slot for DAVID FINCHER.
Best Picture: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk, The Reader and Slumdog Millionaire, the soundtrack for which has topped the STREETPULSE sales chart recently.
Music (Song): "Down To Earth," Wall-E, "Jai Ho," Slumdog Millionaire and "O Saya," Slumdog Millionaire.
Music (Score): The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Defiance, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire and Wall-E.