Tuesday, January 22, 2008

My Oscar Picks

This year's Academy Award nominations were announced this morning. I would feel remiss if I didn't take a moment to put forward my picks. We'll have to wait a little over a month to find out just how accurate these picks are.

Best Picture: No Country for Old Men.

Actor in a Leading Role: Viggo Mortensen in Eastern Promises.

Actor in a Supporting Role: Tom Wilkinson in Michael Clayton.

Actress in a Leading Role:
Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth: The Golden Age.

Actress in a Supporting Role: Amy Ryan in Gone Baby Gone.

Director: Ethan & Joel Coen for No Country For Old Men.

Original Screenplay: Tamara Jenkins for The Savages.

Adapted Screenplay: Paul Thomas Anderson for There Will Be Blood.

Animated Feature: Ratatouille.

Foreign Language Film: 12.

Art Direction: Sarah Greenwood and Katie Spencer for Atonement.

Cinematography: Roger Deakins for The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.

Documentary Feature: Richard E. Robbins and the Documentary Group for Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience.

Animated Short Film: Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski for Madame Tutli-Putli.

Live Action Short Film: Daniel Barber and Matthew Brown for The Tonto Woman.

Visual Effects: John Knoll, Hal Hickel, Charles Gibson and John Frazier for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.

Costume Design: Jacqueline Durran for Atonement.

Documentary Short: Cynthia Wade and Vanessa Roth for Freeheld.

Film Editing: Roderick Jaynes for No Country for Old Men.

Sound Mixing: Scott Millan, David Parker and Kirk Francis for The Bourne Ultimatum.

Sound Editing: Karen Baker Landers and Per Hallberg for The Bourne Ultimatum.

Original Score: Alberto Iglesias for The Kite Runner.

Original Song: Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova for "Falling Slowly" from Once.

Makeup: Ve Neill and Martin Samuel for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.

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