The 2008 Oscar Nominees

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The 2008 Oscar nominations will be announced this morning at 5:30 AM PST and along with some deserving films you will now see how films such as Norbit and The Golden Compass can call themselves Oscar nominees…

Stay tuned as our reaction articles will be around some time later today.

Best motion picture of the year
Atonement
Juno
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
There Will be Blood

Performance by an actor in a leading role
George Clooney, Michael Clayton
Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will be Blood
Johnny Depp, Sweeney Todd
Tommy Lee Jones, In the Valley of Elah
Viggo Mortenson, Eastern Promises

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
CaseyAffleck, 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

Performance by an 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

Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Cate Blanchett, I’m Not There
Ruby Dee, American Gangster
Saoirse Ronin, Atonement
Amy Ryan, Gone Baby Gone
Tilda Swinton, Michael Clayton

Best animated feature film of the year
Persepolis
Ratatouille
Surf’s Up

Achievement in art direction
American Gangster
Atonement
The Golden Compass
Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
There Will Be Blood

Achievement in cinematography
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood

Achievement in costume design
Across the Universe
Atonement
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
La Vie en Rose
Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

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

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

Achievement in makeup
La Vie en Rose
Norbit
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Achievement in film editing
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into the Wild
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood

Best foreign language film of the year
Beaufort
The Counterfeiters
Katyń
Mongol
12

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)
Atonement
The Kite Runner
Michael Clayton
Ratatouille
3:10 to Yuma

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)
“Falling Slowly” from Once
“Happy Working Song” from Enchanted
“Raise It Up” from August Rush
“So Close” from Enchanted
“That’s How You Know” from Enchanted

Achievement in sound editing
The Bourne Ultimatum
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
There Will Be Blood
Transformers

Achievement in sound mixing
The Bourne Ultimatum
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
3:10 to Yuma
Transformers

Achievement in visual effects
The Golden Compass
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
Transformers

Adapted screenplay
Christopher Hampton, Atonement
Sarah Polley, Away from Her
Ronald Harwood, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Joel and Ethan Coen, No Country for Old Men
Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood

Original screenplay
Diablo Cody, Juno
Nancy Oliver, Lars and the Real Girl
Tony Gilroy, Michael Clayton
Jan Pinkava, Jim Capobianco, Brad Bird, Ratatouille
Tamara Jenkins, The Savages

Nomination Tallies

  • No Country for Old Men (8)
  • There Will Be Blood (8)
  • Atonement (7)
  • Michael Clayton (7)
  • Ratatouille (5)
  • Juno (4)
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (4)
  • Enchanted (3)
  • La Vie en Rose (3)
  • Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (3)
  • The Bourne Ultimatum (3)
  • Transformers (3)
  • 3:10 to Yuma (2)
  • American Gangster (2)
  • Away from Her (2)
  • Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2)
  • Into the Wild (2)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2)
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2)
  • The Golden Compass (2)
  • The Savages (2)
  • Across the Universe (1)
  • August Rush (1)
  • Beaufort (1)
  • Charlie Wilson’s War (1)
  • Eastern Promises (1)
  • Gone Baby Gone (1)
  • I’m Not There (1)
  • In the Valley of Elah (1)
  • Katyń (1)
  • Lars and the Real Girl (1)
  • Mongol (1)
  • No End in Sight (1)
  • Norbit (1)
  • Once (1)
  • Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience (1)
  • Persepolis (1)
  • Sicko (1)
  • Surf’s Up (1)
  • Taxi to the Dark Side (1)
  • The Counterfeiters (1)
  • The Kite Runner (1)
  • War/Dance (1)
  • 12 (1)

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