80th Academy Awards

31 01 2008

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“The 80th Academy Awards ceremony, honoring outstanding achievements in film for 2007, is scheduled for Sunday, February 24, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California. It would be the seventh time that the Kodak Theatre will host the ceremonies since its construction, and the 33rd time that the ceremony will be televised in the United States by ABC, which is under contract through 2014. Gil Cates will be the producer, making it his 14th show, a record. Jon Stewart is scheduled to host the awards, his second time after previously presiding over the 78th Academy Awards.”

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

Best Director:
Director: – Film:
Paul Thomas Anderson – There Will Be Blood
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen 0 No Country for Old Men
Tony Gilroy – Michael Clayton
Jason Reitman – Juno
Julian Schnabel – The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Best Actor:
Actor: – Film:
George Clooney – Michael Clayton
Daniel Day-Lewis – There Will Be Blood
Johnny Dep-Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Tommy Lee Jones – In the Valley of Elah
Viggo Mortensen – Eastern Promises

Best Actress:
Actress: – Film:
Cate Blanchett – Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Julie Christie – Away from Her
Marion Cotillard – La Vie en Rose (La môme)
Laura Linney – The Savages
Ellen Page – Juno

Best Supporting Actor:
Actor: – Film:
Casey Affleck – The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Javier Bardem – No Country for Old Men
Philip Seymour Hoffman – Charlie Wilson’s War
Hal Holbrook – Into the Wild
Tom Wilkinson – Michael Clayton

Best Supporting Actress:
Actress: – Film:
Cate Blanchett – I’m Not There
Ruby Dee – American Gangster
Saoirse Ronan – Atonement
Amy Ryan – Gone Baby Gone
Tilda Swinton – Michael Clayton

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Film: – Writer(s): – Source:
Atonement – Christopher Hampton – Atonement, novel by Ian McEwan
Away from Her – Sarah Polley – “The Bear Came Over the Mountain”, short story by Alice Munro
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly – Ronald Harwood – Le scaphandre et le papillon, memoir by Jean-Dominique Bauby
No Country for Old Men – Joel and Ethan Coen – No Country for Old Men, novel by Cormac McCarthy
There Will Be Blood – Paul Thomas Anderson – Oil!, novel by Upton Sinclair

Best Animated Feature:
Film:
Persepolis
Ratatouille
Surf’s Up

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

Best Art Direction:
Arthur Max and Beth Rubino – American Gangster
Sarah Greenwood and Katie Spencer – Atonement
Dennis Gassner and Anna Pinnock – The Golden Compass
Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo – Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Jack Fisk and Jim Erickson – There Will Be Blood

Best Costume Design:
Albert Wolsky – Across the Universe
Jacqueline Durran – Atonement
Alexandra Byrne – Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Marit Allen – La Vie en Rose
Colleen Atwood – Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Best Documentary Feature:
No End in Sight
Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience
Sicko
Taxi to the Dark Side
War/Dance

Best Documentary Short:
Freeheld
La Corona
Salim Baba
Sari’s Mother

Best Film Editing:
Christopher Rouse – The Bourne Ultimatum
Juliette Welfling – The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Jay Cassidy – Into the Wild
Roderick Jaynes – No Country for Old Men
Dylan Tichenor – There Will Be Blood

Best Makeup:
Didier Lavergne and Jan Archibald – La Vie en Rose
Rick Baker and Kazuhiro Tsuji – Norbit
Ve Neill and Martin Samuel – Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Best Original Score:
Dario Marianelli – Atonement
Alberto Iglesias – The Kite Runner
James Newton Howard – Michael Clayton
Michael Giacchino – Ratatouille
Marco Beltrami – 3:10 to Yuma

Best Original Song:
Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova – “Falling Slowly” from Once
Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz – “Happy Working Song” from Enchanted
Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz – “So Close” from Enchanted
Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz – “That’s How You Know” from Enchanted
“Raise It Up” from August Rush

Best Animated Short:
I Met the Walrus
Madame Tutli-Putli
Even Pigeons Go To Heaven
My Love
Peter and the Wolf

Best Live Action Short:
At Night
The Substitute
The Mozart of Pickpockets
Tanghi Argentini
The Tonto Woman

Best Sound Mixing:
Scott Millan, David Parker, and Kirk Francis – The Bourne Ultimatum
Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff, and Peter Kurland – No Country for Old Men
Randy Thom, Michael Semanick, and Doc Kane – Ratatouille
Paul Massey, David Giammarco, and Jim Steube – 3:10 to Yuma
Kevin O’Connell, Greg P. Russell, and Peter J. Devlin – Transformers

Best Sound Editing:
Karen Baker Landers and Per Hallberg – The Bourne Ultimatum
Skip Lievsay – No Country for Old Men
Randy Thom and Michael Silvers – Ratatouille
Matthew Wood – There Will Be Blood
Ethan van Der Ryn and Mike Hopkins – Transformers

Best Visual Effects:
The Golden Compass
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
Transformers

Best Foreign Language Film:
Beaufort (Israel), in Hebrew
The Counterfeiters (Austria), German
Katyń (Poland), Polish
Mongol (Kazakhstan), Mongolian
12 (Russia), Russian

Special honors:
Academy Honorary Award:
Robert Boyle

Multiple nominations:

The following films received multiple nominations:
8 nominations – No Country for Old Men, There Will Be Blood
7 nominations – Atonement, Michael Clayton
5 nominations – Ratatouille
4 nominations – The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le scaphandre et le papillon), Juno
3 nominations – Enchanted, The Bourne Ultimatum, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, La Vie en Rose (La môme), Transformers
2 nominations – 3:10 to Yuma, American Gangster, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Away from Her, The Golden Compass, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Into the Wild, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, The Savages

Notable nominations:

Cate Blanchett becomes the eighth actress (and the 11th performer) ever to be nominated for both leading and supporting acting categories in the same year. The ten artists who have previously done so are, in chronological order: Fay Bainter, Teresa Wright, Barry Fitzgerald, Jessica Lange, Sigourney Weaver, Al Pacino, Emma Thompson, Holly Hunter, Julianne Moore, and Jamie Foxx.

Ruby Dee’s nomination, at age 83, ranks her # 2 on the Top Ten list of oldest nominees for Best Supporting Actress. Her nomination displaces Jessica Tandy (age 82) from the # 2 position on the list. It also displaces from the list altogether Peggy Wood (age 74), who had been on the Top Ten list since 1966.

Hal Holbrook’s nomination, at age 82, ranks him # 1 on the Top Ten list of oldest nominees for Best Supporting Actor. His nomination displaces Ralph Richardson (age 82) from the # 1 position on the list. It also displaces from the list altogether Cecil Kellaway (age 74), who had been on the Top Ten list since 1968.

Ellen Page’s nomination, at age 20, ranks her # 4 on the Top Ten list of youngest nominees for Best Actress. Her nomination displaces Marlee Matlin (age 21) from the # 4 position on the list.

Jason Reitman’s nomination, at age 30, ranks him # 7 on the Top Ten list of youngest nominees for Best Director. His nomination displaces Spike Jonze (age 30) from the # 7 position on the list. It also displaces from the list altogether Frank Perry (age 32), who had been on the Top Ten list since 1963.

Saoirse Ronan’s nomination, at age 13, ranks her # 7 on the Top Ten list of youngest nominees for Best Supporting Actress. Her nomination displaces Bonita Granville (age 14) from the # 7 position on the list. It also displaces from the list altogether Patty Duke (age 16), who had been on the Top Ten list since 1963.


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