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2008 Golden Chazzie Nominations

2008 Golden Chazzie Nominations

Best Fiction:

  • Anathem by Neal Stephenson (William Morrow)
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins)
  • Lamplighter by D.M. Cornish (Putnam Juvenile)
  • The Living Dead, edited by John Joseph Adams (Night Shade)
  • The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff (Voice)
  • More Information Than You Require by John Hodgman (Dutton)

Best Non-Fiction:

  • Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach (W.W. Norton)
  • The Book of Animal Ignorance: Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong by John Lloyd & John Mitchinson (Harmony)
  • Kirby: King of Comics by Mark Evanier (Abrams)
  • The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston & Mario Spezi (Grand Central)
  • Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)
  • Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely (HarperCollins)

Best Album:

  • Attack and Release by The Black Keys (Nonesuch)
  • Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds (Anti)
  • Flight of the Conchords by Flight of the Conchords (Sub Pop)
  • The Odd Couple by Gnarls Barkley (Atlantic)
  • The Slip by Nine Inch Nails (Null)
  • Who Killed Amanda Palmer by Amanda Palmer (Roadrunner)

Best Song:

  • Alles neu by Peter Fox
  • Astronaut by Amanda Palmer
  • Grounds for Divorce by Elbow
  • The Most Beautiful Girl by Flight of the Conchords
  • Oh My God by Ida Maria
  • Run (I’m a Natural Disaster)by Gnarls Barkley
  • Strange Times by The Black Keys

Best Artist:

  • The Black Keys
  • Flight of the Conchords
  • Gnarls Barkley
  • Nine Inch Nails
  • The Raconteurs

Best Picture:

  • The Dark Knight
  • The Fall
  • Iron Man
  • Tropic Thunder
  • WALL-E

Best Director:

  • Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire
  • Jon Favreau, Iron Man
  • Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight
  • Andrew Stanton, WALL-E
  • Tarsem, The Fall

Best Actor:

  • Christian Bale, The Dark Knight
  • Robert Downey Jr., Iron Man, Tropic Thunder
  • Lee Pace, The Fall
  • Dev Patel, Slumdog Millionaire
  • Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

Best Actress:

  • Selma Blair, Hellboy II: The Golden Army
  • Cate Blanchett, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Frances McDormand, Burn After Reading
  • Emma Thompson, Last Chance Harvey
  • Kate Winslet, The Reader

Best Supporting Actor:

  • Tom Cruise, Tropic Thunder
  • Ralph Fiennes, In Bruges
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt
  • Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
  • Viggo Mortensen, Appaloosa
  • Gary Oldman, The Dark Knight

Best Supporting Actress:

  • Judi Dench, Quantum of Solace
  • Taraji P. Henson, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Gwyneth Paltrow, Iron Man
  • Freida Pinto, Slumdog Millionaire
  • Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler

Best Cinematography:

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Fall
  • The Reader
  • Slumdog Millionaire

Best Original Screenplay:

  • Burn After Reading
  • In Bruges
  • Milk
  • Tropic Thunder
  • WALL-E

Best Adapted Screenplay:

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Fall
  • Iron Man
  • Slumdog Millionaire

Best Original Score:

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Fall
  • Slumdog Millionaire
  • WALL-E

Best Original Song:

  • Down to Earth, WALL-E
  • I Thought I Lost You, Bolt
  • Jai Ho, Slumdog Millionaire
  • The Wrestler, The Wrestler

Best Costume Design:

  • Appaloosa
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Duchess
  • The Fall
  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Best Effects:

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Fall
  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army
  • Iron Man

Best Kicksplode:

  • The Dark Knight
  • Incredible Hulk
  • Iron Man
  • Quantum of Solace
  • Speed Racer
  • Wanted

Best Ongoing Comic:

  • Fables
  • The Goon
  • Red River
  • The Walking Dead
  • Yotsuba&!

Best Graphic Novel/Collection:

  • Heavy Liquid (DC/Vertigo)
  • The Kindaichi Case Files, Vol. 17: The Undying Butterflies (Tokyopop)
  • Local (Oni)
  • Too Cool to be Forgotten (Top Shelf)
  • The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 1 (Dark Horse)
  • Vendor (Viper)

Best Comic Book Writer:

  • Warren Ellis, Anna Mercury, Astonishing X-Men, Doktor Sleepless
  • Robert Kirkman, Walking Dead
  • Eric Powell, The Goon
  • Bill Willingham, Fables, Jack of Fables
  • Yu Watase, Fushigi YÅ«gi Genbu Kaiden

Best Comic Book Artist:

  • Charlie Adlard, Walking Dead
  • Mark Buckingham, Fables
  • Eric Powell, The Goon
  • Ivan Rodriguez, Doktor Sleepless
  • Yu Watase, Fushigi YÅ«gi Genbu Kaiden

Best DVD (single title):

  • Dance of the Dead
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas: Ultimate Collector’s Set
  • Touch of Evil 50th Anniversary Edition
  • Tropic Thunder
  • WALL-E

Best DVD (boxed set):

  • The Godfather: Coppola Restoration Giftset
  • Mad Men: Season One
  • The Man from UNCLE: The Complete Series
  • Pushing Daisies: The Complete First Season
  • Spaced: The Complete Series

Best Audiobook:

  • Duma Key by Stephen King, read by John Slattery (Simon & Schuster)
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (Harper)
  • Nation by Terry Pratchett, read by Stephen Briggs (Harper)
  • Poets’ Corner edited by John Lithgow, read by various (Hachette)
  • When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris (Hachette)

Best TV Drama:

  • Burn Notice
  • Doctor Who
  • House MD
  • John Adams
  • Mad Men

Best TV Comedy:

  • The Daily Show
  • The IT Crowd
  • Mock the Week
  • No Heroics
  • Pushing Daisies

Best TV Actor, Drama:

  • Jeffrey Donovan, Burn Notice
  • Michael C. Hall, Dexter
  • Paul Giamatti, John Adams
  • Jon Hamm, Mad Men
  • David Tennant, Doctor Who

Best TV Actress, Drama:

  • Gabrielle Anwar, Burn Notice
  • January Jones, Mad Men
  • Laura Linney, John Adams
  • Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer
  • Elizabeth Sladen, The Sarah Jane Adventures
  • Catherine Tate, Doctor Who

Best TV Actor, Comedy:

  • Richard Ayoade, The IT Crowd
  • James Lance, No Heroics
  • Chris O’Dowd, The IT Crowd
  • Lee Pace, Pushing Daisies
  • Jon Stewart, The Daily Show

Best TV Actress, Comedy:

  • Kristin Chenoweth, Pushing Daisies
  • Tina Fey, 30 Rock
  • Anna Friel, Pushing Daisies
  • Alyson Hannigan, How I Met Your Mother
  • Katherine Parkinson, The IT Crowd

Best Video Game:

  • Fable 2
  • Fallout 3
  • Gears of War 2
  • No More Heroes
  • Rock Band 2
  • Strongbad’s Cool Game for Smart People

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