I am sure many of us would have loved to see Fincher finally getting his well deserved nomination and Oscar for Best Director or Best Picture (even though the latter is awarded to the producers as far as I know), but well, at least the nominees for these categories seem deserved. There's nothing outlandish, such as "Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End" for Best Picture or something like that.
Cheer up: If "The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button" can keep its current scheduled release date, it will be coming out in perfect time for next award's season. And it sure seems like this, Fincher's next, will have another very good swing at the Oscars!
On February 24th the 2008 winners will be announced. Until then, check out this year's nominees here:
And to give "Zodiac" fans an extra thrill: James Vanderbilt's screenplay was nominated by the WGA as Best Adapted Screenplay. WGA will announce their winner's on February 9th. Here are the other nominees: