2009 Wonder Award Winners – The Complete List

What are the Wonder Awards? They are Cinefantastique Online’s answer to the Oscars – a chance to recognize the great science fiction, fantasy, and horror films that are denied Academy Award nominations because of their genre affiliation. Below is a complete list of the 2009 Wonder Award Winnerss. You can find the nominations listed here. For a little perspective on the winners and the losers, read, “Cinefantastique selects winners of the first annual Wonder Awards.”  For my Top Ten of 2008 list, go here: Sense of Wonder: The Best Fantasy Films, Horror Movies & Science Fiction Cinema of 2008.
BEST PICTURE:

BEST DIRECTOR:

  • Christopher Nolan for THE DARK KNIGHT

BEST SCREENPLAY:

  • Jonathan & Christopher Nolan for THE DARK KNIGHT

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE:

  • Cate Blanchett for THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  • Lina Leandersson for LET THE RIGHT ONE IN (tie)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE:

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE:

  • Tilda Swinton in THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  • Judi Dench in QUANTUM OF SOLACE (tie)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE:

  • Heath Ledger in THE DARK KNIGHT

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS:

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP:

  • THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN:

  • Stephen Scott for HELLBOY 2: THE GOLDEN ARMY

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY:

  • Wally Pfister for THE DARK KNIGHT

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING:

  • Lee Smith for THE DARK KNIGHT

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC:

THE EDGAR G. ULMER AWARD:

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