Saturday, February 14, 2009

Slumdog Millionaire Ready to Complete the Awards Sweep

Frida Pinto in Slumdog Millionaire This year's feel good film, Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle, is set to complete a sweep of this year's major film awards on Sunday, Feb. 22nd at the Oscars® ("no wagering"). Here's the new link for Slumdog Millionaire at the Internet Movie Database: Slumdog Millionaire at IMDB (Frida Pinto, rt., gets my vote for whatever she's got) So far this year, Slumdog has won these best film awards:
  • BAFTA (British Acad.) (won 7 of 11 nominations)
  • Director's Guild Award
  • Producer's Guild Award
  • Golden Globe Award
  • Screen Actor's Guild Ensemble Acting Award
  • Critic's Choice Award
  • National Board of Review
Meanwhile, non-nominee for picture Wall-E has won 35 awards so far this year, most for animated feature, but a few for best picture and song (Peter Gabriel's "Down to Earth"). Here's a link to all its awards at IMDB: Wall-E Awards

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