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Eight Oscar Nominations For Milk Including Best Picture, Director, Actor, Screenplay

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button lead the list of 2009 Oscar contenders with 13 nominations, but the big news for us here is Milk's eight nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director - Gus Van Sant, Best Actor - Sean Pean, Best Supporting Actor - Josh Brolin, and Best Original Screenplay - Dustin Lance Black.

Frost/Nixon, Milk, The Reader, Slumdog Millionaire, The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button.

BEST ACTOR: Richard Jenkins -The Visitor, Frank Langella - Frost/Nixon, Sean Penn, Milk, Mickey Rourke - The Wrestler, Brad Pitt -The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button.

BEST DIRECTOR: David Fincher - The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button, Gus Van Sant - Milk, Danny Boyle - Slumdog Millionaire, Ron Howard - Frost/Nixon, Stephen Daldry - The Reader.

BEST ACTRESS: Anne Hathaway - Rachel Getting Married, Melissa Leo - Frozen River, Meryl Streep -Doubt, Kate Winslet - The Reader, Angelina Jolie - The Changeling.

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Heath Ledger - Dark Knight, Josh Brolin - Milk, Phillip Seymour Hoffman - Doubt, Robert Downey Jr. - Tropic Thunder, 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, Amy Adams - Doubt.

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: In Bruges, WALL-E, Frozen River, Milk, Happy-Go-Lucky.

Milk was also nominated for Best Costume, Best Film Editing and Best Score.

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