Sunday, January 11, 2009

The 2008 Front Row Awards


It's that time of year again ladies and gentlemen, and so now before the Golden Globes announce their annual awards, I am announcing my own nominees for the 3rd Annual Front Row Awards!

And this year I'm doing something a little different. I have set up a website to present the nominees, complete with pictures, clips, and sound samples from various nominees, complete with an archive of nominees and winners from years past.

Here are the nominees in the major categories. For the rest, visit http://frontrowawards.webs.com/ and let me know what you think! Winners will be announced at a later date.

BEST PICTURE
  • 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS, AND 2 DAYS
  • GRAN TORINO
  • SILENT LIGHT
  • SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK
  • WALL-E

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Danny Boyle, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
  • Clint Eastwood, GRAN TORINO
  • Charlie Kaufman, SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK
  • Cristian Mungiu, 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS, AND 2 DAYS
  • Carlos Reygadas, SILENT LIGHT

BEST ACTOR
  • Clint Eastwood, GRAN TORINO
  • Michael Fassbender, HUNGER
  • Frank Langella, FROST/NIXON
  • Sean Penn, MILK
  • Mickey Rourke, THE WRESTLER

BEST ACTRESS
  • Anne Hathaway, RACHEL GETTING MARRIED
  • Meryl Streep, DOUBT
  • Kristen Scott Thomas, I'VE LOVED YOU SO LONG
  • Michelle Williams, WENDY AND LUCY
  • Kate Winslet, REVOLUTIONARY ROAD

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, DOUBT
  • David Kross, THE READER
  • Heath Ledger, THE DARK KNIGHT
  • Dev Patel, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
  • Michael Shannon, REVOLUTIONARY ROAD

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
  • Penelope Cruz, VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA
  • Viola Davis, DOUBT
  • Taraji P. Henson, THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  • Marisa Tomei, THE WRESTLER
  • Kate Winslet, THE READER

Click here to see the full list of nominees.

1 comment:

Daniel Getahun said...

Jeez, Matty, what an amazing site and thorough list - congrats on the year!