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2008 Oscar Noms Announced; CC2K Snubbed Again

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer


ImageThere Will Be Blood and No Country For Old Men led the Oscar pack this year with eight nominations each.

Here's a full list of the nominees:

Best Actor

    George Clooney – Michael Clayton
    Daniel Day-Lewis – There Will Be Blood
    Johnny Depp – Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
    Tommy Lee Jones – In The Valley Of Elah
    Viggo Mortensen – Eastern Promises

Best Supporting Actor

    Casey Affleck – The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford
    Javier Bardem – No Country For Old Men
    Philip Seymour Hoffman – Charlie Wilson's War
    Hal Holbrook – Into The Wild
    Tom Wilkinson – Michael Clayton

ImageBest Actress

    Cate Blanchett – Elizabeth: The Golden Age
    Julie Christie – Away From Her
    Marion Cotillard – La Vie En Rose
    Laura Linney – The Savages
    Ellen Page – Juno

Best Supporting Actress

    Cate Blanchett – I'm Not There
    Rudy Dee – American Gangster
    Saoirse Ronan – Atonement
    Amy Ryan – Gone Baby Gone
    Tilda Swinton – Michael Clayton

Best Animated Feature

    Persepolis
    Ratatouille
    Surf's Up

Art Direction

    American Gangster
    Atonement
    The Golden Compass
    Sweeney Todd
    There Will Be Blood

Cinematography

    The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford
    Atonement
    The Diving Bell And The Butterfly
    No Country For Old Men
    There Will Be Blood

Costume Design

    Across The Universe
    Atonement
    Elizabeth: The Golden Age
    La Vie En Rose
    Sweeney Todd

Best Director

    Julian Schnabel – The Diving Bell And The Butterfly
    Jason Reitman – Juno
    Tony Gilroy – Michael Clayton
    Joel & Ethan Coen – No Country For Old Men
    Paul Thomas Anderson – There Will Be Blood

Best Documentary Feature

    No End In Sight
    Operation Homecoming: Writing The Wartime Experience
    Sicko
    Taxi To The Dark Side
    War/Dance

Best Documentary Short Subject

    Freeheld
    La Corona (The Crown)
    Salim Baba
    Sari's Mother

ImageBest Editing

    The Bourne Ultimatum
    The Diving Bell And The Butterfly
    Into The Wild
    No Country For Old Men
    There Will Be Blood

Best Foreign Language Film

    Beaufort
    The Counterfeiters
    Katyn
    Mongol
    12

Best Makeup

    La Vie En Rose
    Norbit
    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Best Music Original Score

    Atonement
    The Kite Runner
    Michael Clayton
    Ratatouille
    3:10 To Yuma

Best Music – Original Song

    Once
    Enchanted
    August Rush
    Enchanted
    Enchanted

Best Picture

    Atonement
    Juno
    Michael Clayton
    No Country For Old Men
    There Will Be Blood

Best Animated Short Film

    I Met The Walrus
    Madame Tutli-Putli
    Même Les Pigeons vont Au Paradis (Even Pigeons Go to Heaven)
    My Love (Moya Lyubov)
    Peter & The Wolf

Best Live Action Short Film

    At Night
    Il Supplente (The Substitute)
    Le Mozart Des Pickpokets
    Tanghi Argentini
    The Tonto Woman

Best Sound Editing

    The Bourne Ultimatum
    No Country For Old Men
    Ratatouille
    There Will Be Blood
    Transformers

Best Sound Mixing

    The Bourne Ultimatum
    No Country For Old Men
    Ratatouille
    3:10 To Yuma
    Transformers

Best Visual Effects

    The Golden Compass
    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
    Transformers

Adapted Screenplay

    Atonement
    Away From Her
    The Diving Bell And The Butterfly
    No Country For Old Men
    There Will Be Blood

Original Screenplay

    Juno
    Lars and the Real Girl
    Michael Clayton
    Ratatouille
    The Savages

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Author: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

Robert J. Peterson is a writer and web developer living in Los Angeles. A Tennessee native, he graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He’s written for newspapers and websites all over the country, including the Marin Independent Journal, the Telluride Daily Planet, CC2KOnline.com, Offscreen, and Geekscape.net. He co-hosts the podcasts Make It So and Hiram’s Lodge. He’s appeared as a pop-culture guru on the web talk shows Comics on Comics, The Fanbase Press Week In Review, Collider Heroes, ScreenJunkies TV Fights, and Fandom Planet. He’s the founder of California Coldblood Books.

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