Slumdog Millionaire continued fetching awards over the weekend -- seven at the BAFTAs, the British equivalent of the Academy Awards, including best film and best director (Danny Boyle). Slumdog writer Simon Beaufoy also won for best adapted screenplay at the Writers Guild of America awards -- as he did at the BAFTAs. (The WGA award for best original screenplay at the WGA Awards went to Dustin Lance Black for Milk. At the BAFTAs, Kate Winslet won the best actress award for her performance in The Reader , while Mickey Rourke took the best actor award for The Wrestler. The late Heath Ledger was awarded the supporting actor trophy for The Dark Knight , while Penélope Cruz to the supporting actress award for Vicky Cristina Barcelona. The awards ceremony was hosted by Jonathan Ross, who recently returned to the air after being suspended by the BBC for three months for making several on-air prank telephone calls to actor Andrew Sachs.

09/02/2009