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Slumdog Millionaire Sweeps Oscars

Slumdog Millionaire Sweeps Oscars

Slumdog Millionaire comes away as the big winner of the 2009 Academy Awards, capturing eight Oscars, including: Best Picture, Best Director (Danny Boyle), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Original Song (Jai Ho), Best Cinematography, Best Sound Mixing and Best Film Editing!

If you haven’t seen the film yet, go see it! JJ approved!

Sean Penn walked away with his second Oscar for Best Actor in Milk.

Kate Winslet won her long sought-after Oscar for Best Actress in The Reader. Kate had received six nominations up until this point.

Complete list of 2009 Oscar winners after the jump…

Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
Actor in a Leading Role: Sean Penn, Milk
Actress in a Leading Role: Kate Winslet, The Reader
Actor in a Supporting Role: Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
Actress in a Supporting Role: Penélope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Director: Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire
Original Screenplay: Dustin Lance Black, Milk
Adapted Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire
Animated Feature Film: WALL-E
Foreign Language Film: Departures (Japan)
Original Score: A.R. Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire
Original Song: “Jai Ho,” A.R. Rahman and Gulzar; Slumdog Millionaire
Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire
Costume Design: The Duchess
Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
Documentary Feature: Man on Wire
Documentary Short Subject: Smile Pinki
Animated Short Film: La Maison en Petits Cubes
Live Action Short Film: Spielzeugland (Toyland)
Sound Editing: The Dark Knight
Sound Mixing: Slumdog Millionaire
Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Jerry Lewis

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