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2009 Oscars: 'Wall-E' and 'Curious Case of Benjamin Button' Among Early Winners

February 23, 2009 02:36:13 GMT

Besting over 'Kung Fu Panda' and 'Bolt', the Disney/Pixar animated feature 'Wall-E' has become the Best Animated Feature while 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' grabs two kudos.


2009 Oscars: 'Wall-E' and 'Curious Case of Benjamin Button' Among Early Winners
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More winners of the 81st Academy Awards have been announced and "Wall-E" as well as "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" are among those receiving the coveted awards. Disney/Pixar animation "Wall-E" has won the Best Animated Feature of the Year, whereas fantasy drama "Benjamin Button" earned two Oscars prizes.

The best animation title for "Wall-E", which best over "Kung Fu Panda" and "Bolt" was presented by Jennifer Aniston. Meanwhile, "Benjamin Button" collected kudos for Best Achievement in Art Direction and Best Achievement in Makeup. The best art direction was given to Donald Graham Burt and Victor J. Zolfo, while the best makeup was for Greg Cannom.

In addition to those two Oscars recipients, Best Animated Short went to "La Maison en Petit Cubes". Moreover, Sarah Jessica Parker and Daniel Craig announced that Keira Knightley-starring "The Duchess" has landed Best Achievement in Costume Design, overshadowing other nominees, including "Australia" and "Revolutionary Road".

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