Skip to comments.'No Country' strikes gold at 80th Academy Awards
Posted on 02/25/2008 1:28:17 AM PST by skeptoid
Ever since this year's Oscar season got under way in January, the Hollywood writers strike has loomed fatefully above it: first threatening to cancel Oscar night entirely, then stoking much expectation that the last-minute settlement would result in an evening either grander or duller than usual.
Winners at the 80th annual Academy Awards on Sunday night in Los Angeles:
Picture: "No Country for Old Men"
Director(s): Ethan and Joel Coen, "No Country for Old Men"
Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, "There Will Be Blood"
Actress: Marion Cotillard, "La Vie en Rose"
Supporting Actor: Javier Bardem, "No Country for Old Men"
Animated Feature Film: "Ratatouille"
Foreign Language Film: "The Counterfeiters," Austria
Documentary: "Taxi to the Dark Side"
Documentary short subject: "Freeheld"
Adapted Screenplay: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, "No Country for Old Men"
Original Screenplay: Diablo Cody, "Juno"
Art Direction: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"
Cinematography: "There Will Be Blood"
Film Editing: "The Bourne Ultimatum"
Sound Mixing: "The Bourne Ultimatum"
Sound Editing: "The Bourne Ultimatum"
Original Score: "Atonement," Dario Marianelli
Original Song: "Falling Slowly" from "Once," Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova
Costume: "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"
Makeup: "La Vie en Rose"
Visual Effects: "The Golden Compass"
Animated Short Film: "Peter & the Wolf"
Live Action Short Film: "Le Mozart des Pickpockets ('The Mozart of Pickpockets')"
Honorary Academy Award (Oscar statuette): Robert Boyle; David A. Grafton; Eastman Kodak Co.
heres the link at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Glad for No Country... and the Coens. Couldn’t care less about anything else nominated, so once again, didn’t waste my time on that parade of huge egos, self-congratulation and bad taste.
but I'm a Cohen fan!
I hate to admit it - but I caught the last hour of the Oscars last night.
Other than “Michael Clayton”, I hadn’t seen any of the nominated movies. I would like to see “No Country” but haven’t gotten around to it.
Trust me when I tell you this...Jon Stewart was extraordinarily annoying as the emcee last night. I winced almost every time he opened his mouth.
LOL - - - that's 'Leno material'!
I saw one of those movies — the Bourne Ultimatum.
Oh well. Usually I’ve seen at least 2 of the movies.
I didn’t even know the Awards were on last night. Not that I care.
The only nominated movies I saw were Pirates 3, Ratatouille, Transformers, Across the Universe, and about half of 3:10 to Yuma. The only ones I liked (or paid to see) were Ratatouille and Transformers. Across the Universe is half good and half really trippy... though the Bono and Eddie Izzard cameos were cool.
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