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    80th Academy Awards

    2008 Academy Award
    Nominations

    The Hollywood Reporter
    Jan 23, 2008

    The nominations for the 80th annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning, with "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood" leading the way with eight nods each.

    A complete list of nominees follows:

    Best Picture

    "Atonement"
    "Juno"
    "Michael Clayton"
    "No Country for Old Men"
    "There Will Be Blood"

    Actor in a Leading Role

    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"

    Actress in a Leading Role

    Cate Blanchett, "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"
    Julie Christie, "Away From Her"
    Marion Cotillard, "La Vie En Rose"
    Laura Linney, "The Savages"
    Ellen Page, "Juno"

    Best Animated Feature Film

    "Persepolis"
    "Ratatouille"
    "Surf's Up"
    full list at:
    http://www.thr.com/hr/content_displa...fa7ff46aca41da
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    Re: 80th Academy Awards

    'Enchanted'

    Music (Original Song)
    "Happy Working Song"
    "So Close"
    "That's How You Know"

    'Ratatouille'

    Best Animated Feature Film
    Writing (Original Screenplay) Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava, Jim Capobianco
    Music (Original Score) Michael Giacchino
    Sound Editing
    Sound Mixing


    'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End'

    Makeup
    Visual Effects

    'No Country for Old Men' - Miramax Films, Paramount Vantage

    Best Picture
    Actor in a Supporting Role Javier Bardem
    Directing Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
    Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
    Cinematography
    Editing
    Sound Editing
    Sound Mixing

    'There Will Be Blood' - Paramount Vantage, Miramax Films

    Best Picture
    Actor in a Leading Role Daniel Day-Lewis
    Directing Paul Thomas Anderson
    Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Paul Thomas Anderson
    Art Direction
    Cinematography
    Editing
    Sound Editing

    "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" - Miramax Films,Pathé Renn

    Directing Julian Schnabel
    Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Julian Schnabel
    Cinematography
    Editing

    'Gone Baby Gone' - Miramax Films

    Actress in a Supporting Role Amy Ryan
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    Re: 80th Academy Awards

    No Tim Burton for Directing? Shame ...


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    Re: 80th Academy Awards

    He was robbed... again.

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    Re: 80th Academy Awards

    What's that "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"? Never even heard of it.

    I think the biggest surprise is the nominations for Michael Clayton for best picture.

    And when is the Acadamy going to stop giving nominations just because somebody's name? This year that has to go to Cate Blanchett for Elizabeth. By all accounts, a rather nothing movie, with a performance that wasn't heralded. But because it's Cate Blanchett she get's the nomination.


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    Re: 80th Academy Awards

    Quote Originally Posted by sir clinksalot View Post
    What's that "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"? Never even heard of it.

    I think the biggest surprise is the nominations for Michael Clayton for best picture.
    Julian Schnabel is the hot, cool pick for this year, he's an famous artist. He's already won a few Best Director awards this season.

    'Michael Clayton' was probably the best film of the year overall until 'No Country for Old Men' & 'There Will Be Blood' were released. All of the performances were flawless, as was the script and all of its production elements.

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    WOW....Enchanted is 3 out of the 5 nominations for original song?! Don't they usually do a performance of each song nominated? Does that mean it's going to be an "Enchanted" night at the Oscars?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1FoolishMortal View Post
    WOW....Enchanted is 3 out of the 5 nominations for original song?! Don't they usually do a performance of each song nominated? Does that mean it's going to be an "Enchanted" night at the Oscars?
    Hopefully they won't just cancel each other out.

    My personal pick is for "How will he know".


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    Re: 80th Academy Awards

    I'm actually kinda hoping the 3 songs from Enchanted do cancel each other out. My pick in that category is Falling Slowly from Once. I've recently fallen in love with both the film and its songs.

    Though, I must say that I'm at least happy that the majority of the nominated songs this year are integral parts of the films they represent. That holds much more weight with me than the songs that are only included in credits for the sake of a nomination.




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    Re: 80th Academy Awards

    Man, I bet the guy who wrote the Rolling Stone article about the Best Songs for the Oscars is annoyed that Enchanted got three nominations.

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    Re: 80th Academy Awards

    ^ Is there a link to that article?
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    Re: 80th Academy Awards

    I can't believe Juno got a best picture nod over some others like Sweeney Todd and Into the Wild.
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    Re: 80th Academy Awards

    Quote Originally Posted by Experiment626 View Post
    Man, I bet the guy who wrote the Rolling Stone article about the Best Songs for the Oscars is annoyed that Enchanted got three nominations.

    i was just thinking that.
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    Re: 80th Academy Awards

    It's nice to see that Enchanted and Ratatouille got some nominations.


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    Re: 80th Academy Awards

    Quote Originally Posted by Master Gracie View Post
    I can't believe Juno got a best picture nod over some others like Sweeney Todd and Into the Wild.
    Sweeney Todd wasn't all that likely to get a Best Picture nod, it was considered too violent for most Academy voters who are a much older group that Sweeney doesn't appeal to.

    Also, judging by the overall lack of nominations for Into the Wild, including nothing in the original song category, I'm guessing the Academy didn't really care for it all that much.

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