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Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Oscars Announced

The Oscars were announced this morning. I've listed some of the noms below. In green I've highlighted the performances I've seen. It looks like I've got a lot of movies to see.

Performance by an actor in a leading role
  • George Clooney in "Michael Clayton" (Warner Bros.)
  • Daniel Day-Lewis in "There Will Be Blood" (Paramount Vantage and Miramax)-Ed says this sucks so I'll skip it.
  • Johnny Depp in "Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (DreamWorks and Warner Bros., Distributed by DreamWorks/Paramount)
  • Tommy Lee Jones in "In the Valley of Elah" (Warner Independent)
  • Viggo Mortensen in "Eastern Promises" (Focus Features)

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
  • Casey Affleck in "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" (Warner Bros.)-I'm interested to see what Ben's little bro can do besides rob casino's
  • Javier Bardem in "No Country for Old Men" (Miramax and Paramount Vantage)
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman in "Charlie Wilson's War" (Universal)-I think I've seen every thing this guy can do. I'll skip it.
  • Hal Holbrook in "Into the Wild" (Paramount Vantage and River Road Entertainment)
  • Tom Wilkinson in "Michael Clayton" (Warner Bros.)

Performance by an actress in a leading role
  • Cate Blanchett in "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" Love Elizabeth Love Cate got to see it.
  • Julie Christie in "Away from Her" (Lionsgate)
  • Marion Cotillard in "La Vie en Rose" (Picturehouse)
  • Laura Linney in "The Savages" -I love Laura Linney I'll try to find this one
  • Ellen Page in "Juno" (Fox Searchlight)

Performance by an actress in a supporting role
  • Cate Blanchett in "I'm Not There" (The Weinstein Company)
  • Ruby Dee in "American Gangster" (Universal)
  • Saoirse Ronan in "Atonement" (Focus Features)
  • Amy Ryan in "Gone Baby Gone" Looks like I need to see this movie
  • Tilda Swinton in "Michael Clayton" And this one too
Achievement in directing
  • "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" (Miramax/Pathé Renn), Julian Schnabel
  • "Juno" (Fox Searchlight), Jason Reitman
  • "Michael Clayton" (Warner Bros.), Tony Gilroy
  • "No Country for Old Men" (Miramax and Paramount Vantage), Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
  • "There Will Be Blood" (Paramount Vantage and Miramax), Paul Thomas Anderson
Best motion picture of the year
  • "Atonement" (Focus Features) A Working Title Production: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Paul Webster, Producers
  • "Juno" (Fox Searchlight) A Dancing Elk Pictures, LLC Production: Lianne Halfon, Mason Novick and Russell Smith, Producers
  • "Michael Clayton" (Warner Bros.) A Clayton Productions, LLC Production: Sydney Pollack, Jennifer Fox and Kerry Orent, Producers
  • "No Country for Old Men" (Miramax and Paramount Vantage) A Scott Rudin/Mike Zoss Production: Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers
  • "There Will Be Blood" (Paramount Vantage and Miramax) A JoAnne Sellar/Ghoulardi Film Company Production: JoAnne Sellar, Paul Thomas Anderson and Daniel Lupi, Producers

So I looks like I need to see No Country for Old Men, Michael Clayton, Gone baby gone, Th Savages and Elizabeth the Golden Age. Any one want to join my quest?


Blogger Adam said...

You should definitely see No Country for Old Men.

7:23 PM  

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