21 February 2009

The SpyGlasses Full (2008): Official Winners

Below is the complete list of the winners of my little awards, the SpyGlasses Full, for this past year in film, 2008. (The winner in each category is denoted by boldface type; italics denotes a noteworthy second place.) Look out for my list of the "Best 10 Films of This Past Year" tomorrow here, at A Year in Film. Hurrah!

Best Live-Action Film (Feature-Length)
Doubt
Frozen River
Låt den Rätte Komma In (Let the Right One In)
Rachel Getting Married
Slumdog Millionaire

Best Director
Tomas Alfredson, Låt den Rätte Komma In (Let the Right One In)
Danny Boyle & Loveleen Tandan, Slumdog Millionaire
Jonathan Demme, Rachel Getting Married
Courtney Hunt, Frozen River
John Patrick Shanley, Doubt

Best Actor
Colin Farrell, In Bruges
Michael Fassbender, Hunger
Richard Jenkins, The Visitor
Sean Penn, Milk
Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

Best Actress
Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married
Angelina Jolie, Changeling
Melissa Leo, Frozen River
Meryl Streep, Doubt
Michelle Williams, Wendy & Lucy

Best Supporting Actor
Robert Downey, Jr.; Tropic Thunder
Ralph Fiennes; The Duchess, In Bruges
Frank Langella, Frost/Nixon
Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
Michael Shannon, Revolutionary Road

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams; Doubt, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Penélope Cruz, Vicky Christina Barcelona
Viola Davis, Doubt
Samantha Morton; Synecdoche, New York
Kate Winslet, The Reader


Best Art Direction
Doubt
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Slumdog Millionaire
Synecdoche, New York
Wall•E

Best Cinematography
Jérémy Clapin & Jean-François Sarazin, Skhizein (Split)
Roger Deakins, Doubt
Anthony dod Mantle, Slumdog Millionaire
Tom Stern, Changeling
Hoyte van Hoytema, Låt den Rätte Komma In (Let the Right One In)

Best Costuming
Brideshead Revisited
The Duchess
Milk
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Revolutionary Road

Best Make-Up
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight
Doubt
Tropic Thunder
The Wrestler

Best Visual Effects
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Iron Man
Speed Racer


Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Clint Eastwood, Changeling
Michael Giacchino, Speed Racer
Thomas Newman; Revolutionary Road, Wall•E
Johan Söderqvist, Låt den Rätte Komma In (Let the Right One In)

Best Original Song
"Little Person" by Jon Brion; Synecdoche, New York
"I Thought I Lost You" by Miley Cyrus & John Travolta, Bolt
"The Story" by Norah Jones, My Blueberry Nights
"Jai Ho" by AR Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire
"The Wrestler" by Bruce Springsteen, The Wrestler

Best Sound Editing
The Dark Knight
Iron Man
Speed Racer
Wall•E
Wanted

Best Sound Mixing
The Dark Knight
Låt den Rätte Komma In (Let the Right One In)
Slumdog Millionaire
Speed Racer
Wall•E


Best Editing
Doubt
Frost/Nixon
In Bruges
Milk
Slumdog Millionaire

Best Screenplay (Original)
Woody Allen, Vicky Christina Barcelona
Courtney Hunt, Frozen River
Jenny Lumet, Rachel Getting Married
Tom McCarthy, The Visitor
Martin McDonagh, In Bruges

Best Screenplay (Adapted)
Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire
John Ajvide Lindqvist, Låt den Rätte Komma In (Let the Right One In)
Christopher & Jonathan Nolan, The Dark Knight
Kelly Reichardt & Jonathan Raymond, Wendy & Lucy
John Patrick Shanley, Doubt

Best Animated Film (Feature-Length)
Bolt
Kung Fu Panda
Wall•E

Best Animated Film (Short)
John & Karen, Matthew Walker (Anim.; shown above)
La Maison en Petits Cubes (The House of Tiny Cubes), Kunio Katö (Anim.)
Okatpodi, Gobelins (Anim.)
Presto, Doug Sweetland (Anim.)
Skhizein (Split), Jeremy Clapin (Anim.)

Best Live-Action Film (Short)
Auf der Strecke (On the Line), Reto Caffi (Dir.)
Grison (The Pig), Tivi Magnusson and Dorte Høgh (Dirs.)
New Boy, Steph Green (Dir.) & Tamara Anghie

Best Documentary Film (Feature-Length or Short)
Encounters at the End of the World
Man on Wire

Best Foreign-Language Film (Live Action or Animated, Feature-Length or Short)
Auf der Strecke (On the Line), Reto Caffi (Dir.; Germany/Switzerland)
Il Y A Longtemps Que Je T'Aime (I've Loved You So Long), Philippe Claudel (Dir. & Writer; France)
Låt den Rätte Komma In (Let the Right One In), Tomas Alfredson (Dir.) and John Ajvide Lindqvist (Writer; Norway)
Skhizein (Split), Jérémy Clapin (Anim., France)
Vals im Bashir (Waltz with Bashir), Ari Folman (Dir. & Writer; Israel)

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