Tuesday, January 22, 2008


The dopey Oscar Nominations were announced. 

Here are the flicks nominated that are available now on DVD or will be before the pageant is scheduled, February 24

Across the Universe (1 nomination)  FEB 5

Costume design 

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2 nominations) FEB 5

Casey Affleck - Best Supporting Actor


American Gangster (2 nominations)  FEB 19

Ruby Dee - Best Supporting Actress, Art direction 

Away from Her (2 nominations) 

Julie Christie - Best Actress, Adapted screenplay 

The Bourne Ultimatum (3 nominations) 

Film editing, Sound editing, Sound mixing 

Eastern Promises (1 nomination) 

Viggo Mortensen - Best Actor

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2 nominations)  FEB 5

Cate Blanchett - Best Actress, Costume design 

Gone Baby Gone (1 nomination)  FEB 12

Amy Ryan - Best Supporting Actress

In the Valley of Elah (1 nomination)  FEB 19

Tommy Lee Jones - Best Actor

La Vie en Rose (3 nominations) 

Marion Cotillard - Best Actress, Costume design, Makeup

Michael Clayton (7 nominations) FEB 19

George Clooney - Best Actor in a leading role, Tom Wilkinson - Best Supporting Actor, Tilda Swinton - Best Supporting Actor, Directing, Original score, Best Picture, Original screenplay 

No End in Sight (1 nomination) 

Documentary feature 

Norbit (1 nomination) 


Once (1 nomination) 

Original song 

Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience (1 nomination) 

Documentary feature 

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2 nominations) 

Makeup, Visual effects 

Potheads: The Movie (1 nomination)

Sound editing

Ratatouille (5 nominations) 

Best animated feature, Original score, Sound editing, Sound mixing, Original screenplay 

Sicko (1 nomination) 

Documentary feature 

Surf's Up (1 nomination) 

Best animated feature

3:10 to Yuma (2 nominations) 

Original score, Sound mixing 

Transformers (3 nominations) 

Sound editing,Sound mixing, Visual effects 


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