Tuesday, January 6, 2009

1st Annual Schofizzy Awards Nominee's

We've gone to the movies all year long and what better way to sum up the year and give honor to the best and the brightest in cinema by having an annual awards. Similar in likes to that of the Oscars, the Globes, SAG, or IFC awards the Schofizzy Awards breaks down the years elite films and performances. If you have yet to see any of these films, there is no denying, they come highly recommended! Without further ado, the nominees are....

Best Film:
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
"The Dark Knight"
"Gran Torino"
"Slumdog Millionaire"
"The Wrestler"

Best Comedy or Musical:
"Burn After Reading"
"The Foot Fist Way"
"Pineapple Express"
"Repo! The Genetic Opera"

Best Foreign Film:
"A Girl Cut in Two"
"Let the Right One In"
"Son of Rambow"
"Time Crimes"

Best Documentary Film:
"Chicago 10"
"Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson"
"Man on a Wire"

Best Animated Film:
"Horton Hears a Who!"
"Kung Fu Panda"

Best Director:
Danny Boyle "Slumdog Millionaire"
Clint Eastwood "Gran Torino"
David Fincher "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
Christopher Nolan "The Dark Knight"
Gus Van Sant "Milk"

Best Male Actor in a Leading Role:
Clint Eastwood in "Gran Torino"
Richard Jenkins in "The Visitor"
Sean Penn in "Milk"
Sam Rockwell in "Snow Angels"
Mickey Rourke in "The Wrestler"

Best Female Actor in a Leading Role:
Penelope Cruz in "Elegy"
Ines Efron in "XXY"
Anne Hathaway in "Rachel Getting Married"
Michelle Williams in "Wendy and Lucy"
Kate Winslet in "Revolutionary Road"

Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role:
Jim Broadbent in "And When Did You Last See Your Father?"
Brendan Gleeson in "In Bruges"
Ben Kingsley in "The Wackness"
Heath Ledger in "The Dark Knight"
Dev Patel in "Slumdog Millionaire"

Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role:
Toni Collette in "The Black Balloon"
Isamar Gonzales in "Chop Shop"
Angelica Huston in "Choke"
Frances McDormand in "Burn After Reading"
Olivia Thirby in "Snow Angels"

Best Adapted Screenplay:
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" written by Eric Roth
"Let the Right One In" written by John Ajvide Lindqvist
"Revolutionary Road" written by Justin Haythe
"Slumdog Millionaire" written by Simon Beaufoy
"Snow Angels" written by David Gordon Green

Best Original Screenplay:
"Battle in Seattle" written by Stuart Townsend
"Milk" written by Dustin Lance Black
"Time Crimes" written by Nacho Vigalondo
"The Wackness" written by Jonathan Levine
"The Wrestler" written by Robert D. Siegel

Best Cinematography:
Barry Ackroyd "Battle in Seattle"
Maryse Alberti "The Wrestler"
Petra Korner "The Wackness"
Anthony Dod Mantle "Slumdog Millionaire"
Wally Pfister "The Dark Knight"

What say you? Any films or performances you would swap in particular categories? Leave your comments and vote for your winner's for each of the categories.


Heres what i think.

Best film: Dark Knight in a runaway

Comedy: Pineapple Express

Foreign: cant say

Documentary: Religulous

Animated: Kung Fu Panda

Director: Nolan

Actor: Sean Penn

Actress: Anne Hathaway

Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger obviously

Supporting Actress: cant say

Ad Screenplay: Slumdog Millionaire, great movie

Orig Screenplay: Milk

Cinematography: Dark Knight

I'd like to see Rourke, Winslet, Ledger, Slumdog for best, Man on a Wire for documentary, Burn After Reading for Comedy and Nolan for director!