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The 2009 WWUHFFIES
On CULTURE DOGS!

CULTURE DOGS, your weekly movie and video news and review program presents The 6th Annual WWUH Film Awards, aka The WWUHFfies, celebrating the new films that played in Greater Hartford in 2008. Did we miss something you’d like to vote for?  Do a write-in (neatly as you can, of course)!  As long as your pick is something that came out in the Hartford area in 2008, we’re cool!  You can circle your choices on this sheet and mail it to:
WWUH Radio/ University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
Attn: Culture Dogs/ The WWUHFfies
Or get an online ballot (from culturedogs.org) and email your picks back to culturedogs@yahoo.com
GET YOUR BALLOTS TO US BY SUNDAY MARCH 29, 2009!
Tune in to THE WWUHFFIES AWARDS SHOW on Sunday April 5, 2009 during CULTURE DOGS, Sundays from 8-9 PM.
HERE ARE OUR 2009 WWUHFFIES NOMINEES!
BEST ACTOR
Brad Pitt (Burn after Reading, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)
Don Cheadle (Traitor)
Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)
Robert Downey Jr. (Charlie Bartlett, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Tropic Thunder)
Sean Penn (Milk)
BEST ACTRESS
Anamaria Marinca (4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, Youth without Youth)
Cate Blanchett (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)
Kat Dennings (Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, The House Bunny, Charlie Bartlett)
Melissa Leo (Frozen River, Righteous Kill)
Penelope Cruz (Elegy, Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
BEST DIRECTOR
Ben Stiller (Tropic Thunder)
Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight)
David Fincher (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)
Ethan & Joel Coen (Burn After Reading)
Martin McDonagh (In Bruges)
BEST FIRST TIME FEATURE DIRECTOR
Charlie Kaufman (Synecdoche, New York)
Clark Gregg (Choke)
Eric Zala (Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation)
Martin McDonagh (In Bruges)
Mitchell Lichtenstein (Teeth)
BEST NEWCOMER
Black Kold Medina (Trouble the Water)
Chris Strompolos (Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation)
Eric Zala (Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation)
Kåre Hedebrant (Let the Right One in)
Lina Leandersson (Let the Right One in)
BEST FILM OF 2009
Burn After Reading
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight
Quantum of Solace
WALL-E

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Kung Fu Panda
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Persepolis
The Tale of Despereaux
WALL-E
BEST COMEDY OR WRESTLING FILM
Burn After Reading              Choke
Pineapple Express                               Sex Drive
Tropic Thunder

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST
Burn After Reading
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight
Milk
W.
BEST REMAKE
The Dark Knight
Mongol
Quarantine
Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation
Young @ Heart
BEST MUSICAL OR MUSIC THEMED FILM
Loins of Punjab Present
Mamma Mia!
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
The Rocker
Young @ Heart
BEST SONG PERFORMANCE
Black Kold Medina, "Amazing" (Trouble the Water)
Chiari Mastroianni, "Eye of the Tiger" (Persepolis)
Fred Knittle & the Young @ Heart Chorus, “Fix You” (Young @ Heart)
Jack White & Alicia Keys, "Another Way to Die" (Quantum of Solace)
Prestige Worldwide, "Boats and Ho's" (Step Brothers)
THE CUSSIN’ AS AN ART FORM FILM AWARD
Burn After Reading              Choke
Elegy                      In Bruges
Milk
BEST SEQUEL OR PREQUEL
Diary of the Dead
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
The Dark Knight
The Incredible Hulk
BEST COMICS ADAPTATION
Iron Man                 Persepolis
The Dark Knight   The Incredible Hulk
Wanted

THE “DUH-HUT! THEY’S TALKIN’ FUNNY” FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR
4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days
Let the Right One in
OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies
Tell No One                            XXY


BEST DOCUMENTARY
Anita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer
Operation Filmmaker
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired
Trouble the Water
Young @ Heart
THE ZÉ DO CAIXÃO HORROR FILM AWARD
4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days
Let the Right One in
My Name Is Bruce                                Quarantine
Teeth
MOST CRIMINALLY OVERLOOKED (NOT BINDING IN A COURT OF LAW)
Australia                                The Bank Job
Choke                     The Express
Traitor
THE ASS-KICKER FILM AWARD
Cloverfield
The Dark Knight
The Incredible Hulk
Traitor
Tropic Thunder
THE FANBOY’S FAVORITE AWARD FOR FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION FILM
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Cloverfield                             Iron Man
Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation
WALL-E
THE GRAB A CAMERA, MAKE A FILM AWARD
Be Kind Rewind                    Cloverfield
Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation
Son of Rambow
Zack and Miri Make a Porno
WORST REMAKE
An American Carol
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Voyage of the Red Balloon
MOST OVERRATED
Eagle Eye              Paranoid Park
Sex and the City   The Bucket List
Twilight
WORST SEQUEL OR PREQUEL
Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
Rambo   Star Wars: The Clone Wars
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
The X-Files: I Want to Believe
WORST COMEDY OR WRESTLING FILM
An American Carol
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
The Love Guru       Penelope
Run Fatboy Run
WORST FILM OF 2009
An American Carol
Eagle Eye
Henry Poole Is Here
Lakeview Terrace
The Love Guru
Tune into Culture Dogs every Sunday night at 8 PM for an hour about films on the local scene and at your local video peddler, with Kevin O’Toole and Sam Hatch.  Listen live at 91.3 FM WWUH, 89.9 WAPJ Torrington and wwuh.org.  Culture Dogs also podcasts thru culturedogs.org.


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