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2009 Oscars: 'Wall-E' and 'Curious Case of Benjamin Button' Among Early Winners

February 23, 2009 (2:36 am) GMT
Besting over 'Kung Fu Panda' and 'Bolt', the Disney/Pixar animated feature 'Wall-E' has become the Best Animated Feature while 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' grabs two kudos.
2009 Oscars: 'Wall-E' and 'Curious Case of Benjamin Button' Among Early Winners

More winners of the 81st Academy Awards have been announced and "" as well as "" are among those receiving the coveted awards. Disney/Pixar animation "Wall-E" has won the Best Animated Feature of the Year, whereas fantasy drama "Benjamin Button" earned two Oscars prizes.

The best animation title for "Wall-E", which best over "" and "" was presented by . Meanwhile, "Benjamin Button" collected kudos for Best Achievement in Art Direction and Best Achievement in Makeup. The best art direction was given to Donald Graham Burt and Victor J. Zolfo, while the best makeup was for Greg Cannom.

In addition to those two Oscars recipients, Best Animated Short went to "La Maison en Petit Cubes". Moreover, and announced that -starring "" has landed Best Achievement in Costume Design, overshadowing other nominees, including "" and "".

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