Electricity & Lust

Oooooo It’s The Oscar Nominations!

Posted in Actors & Actresses, Awards, Beth, Movies, oscars by Beth Squires on January 22, 2008

No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood are leading the nominees for the 80th (EIGHTIETH!!) Academy Awards; both have 8 nominations!

Michael Clayton is also up for a bundle, including Best Picture, best director (Tony Gilroy), best actor (gorgeous George Clooney), best supporting actor (Tom Wilkinson), best supporting actress (Tilda Swinton) and best original screenplay.

The incredible movie Juno is nominated for: Best Picture, Best Director (Jason Reitman), Best Actress (Ellen Page) and Best Original Screenplay (Diablo Cody) !!! YAY!

We’ll find out the winners on February 24 when Jon Stewart presents the ceremony from the Kodak Theatre, Hollywood.

Here’s a summary of the big categories…

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett – Elizabeth: The Golden Years

Julie Christie – Away from Her

Marion Cotillard – La Vie en Rose

Laura Linney – The Savages

Ellen Page – Juno

Best Actor

George Clooney – Michael Clayton

Daniel Day-Lewis – There will be Blood

Johnny Depp – Sweeney Todd

Tommy Lee Jones – In the Valley of Elah

Viggo Mortensen – Eastern Promises

Best Supporting Actress

Cate Blanchett – I’m Not There

Ruby Dee – American Gangster

Saoirse Ronan – Atonement

Amy Ryan – Gone Baby Gone

Tilda Swinton – Michael Clayton

Best Supporting Actor

Casey Affleck – The Assassination of Jesse James

Javier Bardem – No Country For Old Men

Philip Seymour Hoffman – Charlie Wilson’s War

Hal Holbrook – Into The Wild

Tom Wilkinson – Michael Clayton

Best Picture



Michael Clayton

No Country for Old Men

There Will be Blood

Best Director

Paul Thomas Anderson – There Will Be Blood

Ethan Coen and Joel Coen – No Country for Old Men

Tony Gilroy – Michael Clayton

Jason Reitman – Juno

Julian Schnabel – The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Best Animated Feature



Surf’s Up

Here’s a list of ALL THE NOMINEES…


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  1. Tedy T. said, on February 7, 2008 at 6:42 am

    Clooney MUST get the oscar. MUST

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