g The Film Panel Notetaker: Oscar Nominations Announced

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Oscar Nominations Announced

I'm giving this "live" blogging thing a try, or at least just a few minutes past live blogging. The Oscar nominations were just announced on Good Morning America. The awards are scheduled for February 24. Will the writer's strike affect the ceremony? We'll have to wait and see.

In the mean time, here's a very abbreviated list of the nominees. For the rest, go to Oscar.com.

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

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 Actress
Cate Blanchett, Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Julie Christie, Away From Her
Marion Cotlliard, La Vie en Rose
Laura Linney, The Savages
Ellen Page, Juno

Best Director
Julian Schnabel, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Jason Reitman, Juno
Tony Gilroy, Michael Clayton
Joel and Ethan Coen, No Country for Old Men
Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood

And one final note. Tim Sternberg's Salim Baba was nominated for the Best Documentary Short Subject category. Congratulations, Tim!

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