Monday, January 21, 2008

If I picked them ....

Here's my choices. A couple of changes made that represent minor shifts in opinion. I haven't seen a few of the women's acting favorites. No conspiracy. Just peculiarly did not happen.

Best Picture
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
The Namesake
Once [OUT: I’m Not There]

Best Actor
Sam Riley, Control
Casey Affleck, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Christian Bale, Rescue Dawn [OUT: Tommy Lee Jones, No Country for Old Men]
George Clooney, Michael Clayton
Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood

Best Actress
Naomi Watts, Eastern Promises
Tabu, The Namesake
Tang Wei, Lust, Caution
Cate Blanchett, I’m Not There
Keira Knightley, Atonement

Best Supporting Actor
Robert Downey, Jr., Zodiac
Chris Cooper, Breach
Brad Pitt, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Hal Holbrook, Into the Wild
Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men

Best Supporting Actress
Julie Mann, Knocked Up
Marketa Irglova, Once
Tilda Swinton, Michael Clayton
Saoirse Ronan, Atonement
Marie-Josee Croze, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly [OUT: Rose Byrne, Sunshine]

Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Martin Ruhe, Control
Harris Savides, Zodiac
Roger Deakins, No Country for Old Men
Robert Elswit, There Will Be Blood

Best Director
Andrew Dominik, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Joel and Ethan Coen, No Country for Old Men
David Fincher, Zodiac
Todd Haynes, I’m Not There
Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood

1 comment:

Richard said...

Very good choices, K.