Cinefantastique’s 2009 Wonder Awards Nominations Complete List

Here is a complete list of the nominations for the best achievements in fantasy films, horror movies, and science fiction cinema released last year.

BEST FILM

BEST DIRECTOR

  • David Fincher for BENJAMIN BUTTON
  • Christopher Nolan for DARK KNIGHT
  • Jon Favreau for IRON MAN
  • Tomas Alfredson for LET THE RIGHT ONE IN
  • Andrew Stanton WALL-E

BEST SCREENPLAY

  • Eric Roth for BENJAMIN BUTTON
  • Jonathan & Christopher Nolan DARK KNIGHT
  • Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, IRON MAN
  • John Ajvide Lindqvist, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN
  • Andrew Stanton WALL-E

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

  • Cate Blanchett in BENJAMIN BUTTON
  • Julianne Moore in BLINDNESS
  • Naomi Watts in FUNNY GAMES
  • Dwyneth Paltrow in IRON MAN
  • Lina Leandersson in LET THE RIGHT ONE IN

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  • Jared Harris in BENJAMIN BUTTON
  • Morgan Freeman in DARK KNIGHT
  • Heath Ledger in DARK KNIGHT
  • Tim Roth in THE INCREDIBLE HULK
  • Jeff Bridges in IRON MAN

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS

  • BENJAMIN BUTTON
  • DARK KNIGHT
  • HELLBOY II
  • IRON MAN
  • SPEED RACER

BEST MAKEUP

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • Donald Graham Burt for BENJAMIN BUTTON
  • Nathan Crowley for DARK KNIGHT
  • Stephen Scott for HELLBOY II
  • J. Michael Riva for IRON MAN
  • Owen Paterson for SPEED RACER

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Claudio Miranda for BENJAMIN BUTTON
  • Wally Pfister for THE DARK KNIGHT
  • Guillermo Navarro HELL BOY II
  • Matthew Libatque for IRON MAN
  • Hoyte Van Hoytema for LET THE RIGHT ONE IN

BEST EDITING

  • Kirk Baxter, Angus Wall for BENJAMIN BUTTON
  • Lee Smith for DARK KNIGHT
  • Dan Lebental for IRON MAN
  • Clare Knight (a.k.a. Clare De Chenu) for KUNG FU PANDA
  • Andrew Barton, Zach Staenberg, SPEED RACER

BEST MUSIC

  • John Powell for BOLT
  • James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer for DARK KNIGHT
  • John Williams for INDIANA JONES
  • Johan Soderqvist for LET THE RIGHT ONE IN
  • Thomas Newman for WALL-E

ULMER AWARD

About the Author

Steve Biodrowski

Cinefantastique's Los Angeles Correspondent from 1987 to 1993 and West Coast Editor from 1993 to 1999. Currently the webmaster of Cinefantastique Online, I also run a website called Hollywood Gothique that covers Halloween Horror and Sci-Fi Cinema Events in the Los Angeles area.

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