If you've recovered from the stunning awesomeness of the Golden Globe awards still itching for some gold, some statues and some more nominations, then do we have some news for you. The 81st Academy Award nominations are here! Check them out below ...

Shockers!
  • The Dark Knight gets snubbed for Director, Best Picture, Score
  • Darren Aronofsky gets snubbed for Best Director
  • Leonardo DiCaprio snubbed for Best Actor
  • Clint Eastwood fails to get a Best Actor nod
  • Kate Winslet doesn't get double nomination
  • The Wrestler snubbed for Best Picture
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button leads nominations with 13
  • But Richard Jenkins -- yay!
  • No Sam Mendes either ... wow
  • Australia snubbed for Best Cinematography. The film was flawed, but come on!
  • Last but not least...Robert Downey Jr for Tropic Thunder.
  • THEY SNUBBED THE BOSS FOR BEST SONG?!


Best Motion Picture of the Year
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Frost/Nixon
Milk
The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire


Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Richard Jenkins for The Visitor
Frank Langella for Frost/Nixon
Sean Penn for Milk
Brad Pitt for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Mickey Rourke for The Wrestler

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Anne Hathaway for Rachel Getting Married
Angelina Jolie for Changeling
Melissa Leo for Frozen River
Meryl Streep for Doubt
Kate Winslet for The Reader

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role


Josh Brolin for Milk
Robert Downey Jr. for Tropic Thunder
Philip Seymour Hoffman for Doubt
Heath Ledger for The Dark Knight
Michael Shannon for Revolutionary Road

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role


Amy Adams for Doubt
Penélope Cruz for Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Viola Davis for Doubt
Taraji P. Henson for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Marisa Tomei for The Wrestler

Best Achievement in Directing

Danny Boyle for Slumdog Millionaire
Stephen Daldry for The Reader
David Fincher for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Ron Howard for Frost/Nixon
Gus Van Sant for Milk