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No Country For Old Men, Daniel Day-Lewis Prevail on Oscar Night

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer


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The 80th Annual Academy Awards offered a few surprises, with minor upsets in the visual effects and best actress categories.

Marion Cotillard and The Golden Compass beat out favorites Julie Christie and Transformers for best actress and best visual effects. But for the most part, tradition prevailed, as No Country For Old Men took home the night's two biggest prizes: best picture and best directing.

For you fashion nuts, check out the red carpet gallery.

Here's a complete list of the winners:

Best Picture
** "No Country for Old Men" WINNER

Actor
** Daniel Day-Lewis, "There Will Be Blood" WINNER

Actress
** Marion Cotillard, "La Vie en Rose" WINNER

Supporting Actor
** Javier Bardem, "No Country for Old Men" WINNER

Supporting Actress
** Tilda Swinton, "Michael Clayton" WINNER

Director
** Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, "No Country for Old Men" WINNER

Foreign Film
** "The Counterfeiters," Austria WINNER

Adapted Screenplay
** Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, "No Country for Old Men" WINNER

Original Screenplay
** Diablo Cody, "Juno" WINNER

Animated Feature Film
** "Ratatouille" WINNER

Art Direction
** "Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber of Fleet Street" WINNER

Cinematography
** "There Will Be Blood" WINNER

Sound Mixing
** "The Bourne Ultimatum" WINNER

Sound Editing
** "The Bourne Ultimatum" WINNER

Original Score
** "Atonement," Dario Marianelli WINNER

Original Song
** "Falling Slowly" from "Once," Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova WINNER

Costume
** "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" WINNER

Documentary Feature
** "Taxi to the Dark Side" WINNER

Documentary (short subject)
** "Freeheld" WINNER

Film Editing
** "The Bourne Ultimatum" WINNER

Makeup
** "La Vie en Rose" WINNER

Animated Short Film
** "Peter & the Wolf" WINNER

Live Action Short Film
** "Le Mozart des Pickpockets (The Mozart of Pickpockets)" WINNER

Visual Effects
** "The Golden Compass" WINNER

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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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