It's history: the Oscars 2009 ... and what history!
Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire;
Best Actor: Sean Penn, for Milk;
Best Actress: Kate Winslet.
Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger;
...and this is so cosmopolitan a decision on all fronts, I'm surprised and delighted. Slumdog is a picture about Indian people in India. Sean Pen's character of Harvey Milk was not merely 'out' gay, but the gay rights activist to end 'em all ... in fact, he's become a gay icon. Kate Winslet is English; Heath Ledger was Australian.
Here's the complete list: http://oscar.com/oscarnight/winners/
And here is Sean Penn's clip, speech and all:
Verrrrrry, verrrry nice! Here's AG standing up and applauding!