2008 Oscar Nominees

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The Oscar nominations are out! I have bolded my favorites to win. Not to many African-American actors or movies this time around.

Performance by an actor in a leading role

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

Performance by an actress in a leading role nominees

Cate Blanchett in “Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
Julie Christie in “Away from Her”
Marion Cotillard in “La Vie en Rose”
Laura Linney in “The Savages”
Ellen Page in “Juno”

Best animated feature film of the year nominees

“Surf’s Up”

Best motion picture of the year nominees

“Michael Clayton”
“No Country for Old Men”
“There Will Be Blood”

Original screenplay nominees

“Lars and the Real Girl”
“Michael Clayton”
“The Savages”

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

Cate Blanchett in “I’m Not There”
Ruby Dee in “American Gangster”
Saoirse Ronan in “Atonement”
Amy Ryan in “Gone Baby Gone”
Tilda Swinton in “Michael Clayton”

Achievement in cinematography

“The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”: Roger Deakins
“Atonement”: Seamus McGarvey
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”: Janusz Kaminski
“No Country for Old Men”: Roger Deakins
“There Will Be Blood”: Robert Elswit

Achievement in costume design

“Across the Universe”: Albert Wolsky
“Atonement” : Jacqueline Durran
“Elizabeth: The Golden Age”: Alexandra Byrne
“La Vie en Rose”: Marit Allen
“Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”: Coleen Atwood

Best motion picture of the year

“Atonement”, A Working Title Production: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Paul Webster, Producers
“Juno”, A Dancing Elk Pictures, LLC Production: Lianne Halfon, Mason Novick and Russell Smith, Producers
“Michael Clayton”, A Clayton Productions, LLC Production: Sydney Pollack, Jennifer Fox and Kerry Orent, Producers
“No Country for Old Men”, A Scott Rudin/Mike Zoss Production: Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers
“There Will Be Blood”, A JoAnne Sellar/Ghoulardi Film Company Production: JoAnne Sellar, Paul Thomas Anderson and Daniel Lupi, Producers

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