Tuesday, January 23, 2007

The Official Nominations for the 79th Annual Academy Awards

1. Best Picture:
"The Departed,"
"Letters From Iwo Jima,"
"Little Miss Sunshine,"
"The Queen."

2. Actor:
Leonardo DiCaprio, "Blood Diamond";
Ryan Gosling, "Half Nelson";
Peter O'Toole, "Venus";
Will Smith, "The Pursuit of Happyness";
Forest Whitaker, "The Last King of Scotland."

3. Actress:
Penelope Cruz, "Volver";
Judi Dench, "Notes on a Scandal";
Helen Mirren, "The Queen";
Meryl Streep, "The Devil Wears Prada";
Kate Winslet, "Little Children."

4. Supporting Actor:
Alan Arkin, "Little Miss Sunshine";
Jackie Earle Haley, "Little Children";
Djimon Hounsou, "Blood Diamond";
Eddie Murphy, "Dreamgirls";
Mark Wahlberg, "The Departed." (I WAS RIGHT!!)

5. Supporting Actress:
Adriana Barraza, "Babel";
Cate Blanchett, "Notes on a Scandal";
Abigail Breslin, "Little Miss Sunshine";
Jennifer Hudson, "Dreamgirls";
Rinko Kikuchi, "Babel."

6. Directing:
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, "Babel";
Martin Scorsese, "The Departed";
Clint Eastwood, "Letters From Iwo Jima";
Stephen Frears, "The Queen";
Paul Greengrass, "United 93."

7. Foreign Language Film:
"After the Wedding," Denmark;
"Days of Glory (Indigenes)," Algeria;
"The Lives of Others," Germany;
"Pan's Labyrinth," Mexico;
"Water," Canada.

8. Adapted Screenplay:
Sacha Baron Cohen and Anthony Hines and Peter Baynham and Dan Mazer and Todd Phillips,
"Borat Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan";
Alfonso Cuaron and Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, "Children of Men";
William Monahan, "The Departed";
Todd Field and Tom Perrotta, "Little Children";
Patrick Marber, "Notes on a Scandal."

9. Original Screenplay:
Guillermo Arriaga, "Babel";
Iris Yamashita and Paul Haggis, "Letters From Iwo Jima";
Michael Arndt, "Little Miss Sunshine";
Guillermo del Toro, "Pan's Labyrinth";
Peter Morgan, "The Queen."

10. Animated Feature Film:
"Happy Feet,"
"Monster House."

11. Art Direction:
"The Good Shepherd,"
"Pan's Labyrinth,"
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest,"
"The Prestige."

12. Cinematography:
"The Black Dahlia,"
"Children of Men,"
"The Illusionist,"
"Pan's Labyrinth,"
"The Prestige."

13. Sound Mixing:
"Blood Diamond,"
"Flags of Our Fathers,"
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest."

14. Sound Editing:
"Blood Diamond,"
"Flags of Our Fathers,"
"Letters From Iwo Jima,"
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest."

15. Original Score:
"Babel," Gustavo Santaolalla;
"The Good German," Thomas Newman;
"Notes on a Scandal," Philip Glass;
"Pan's Labyrinth," Javier Navarrete;
"The Queen," Alexandre Desplat.

16. Original Song:
"I Need to Wake Up" from "An Inconvenient Truth," Melissa Etheridge;
"Listen" from "Dreamgirls," Henry Krieger, Scott Cutler and Anne Preven;
"Love You I Do" from "Dreamgirls," Henry Krieger and Siedah Garrett;
"Our Town" from "Cars," Randy Newman;
"Patience" from "Dreamgirls," Henry Krieger and Willie Reale.

17. Costume:
"Curse of the Golden Flower,"
"The Devil Wears Prada,"
"Marie Antoinette,"
"The Queen."

18. Documentary Feature:
"Deliver Us From Evil,"
"An Inconvenient Truth,"
" Iraq in Fragments,"
"Jesus Camp,"
"My Country, My Country."

19. Documentary (short subject):
"The Blood of Yingzhou District,"
"Recycled Life,"
"Rehearsing a Dream,"
"Two Hands."

20. Film Editing:
"Blood Diamond,"
"Children of Men,"
"The Departed,"
"United 93."

21. Makeup:
"Pan's Labyrinth."

22. Animated Short Film:
"The Danish Poet,"
"The Little Matchgirl,"
"No Time for Nuts."

23. Live Action Short Film:
"Binta and the Great Idea (Binta Y La Gran Idea),"
"Eramos Pocos (One Too Many),"
"Helmer & Son,"
"The Saviour,"
" West Bank Story."

24. Visual Effects:
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest,"
"Superman Returns."

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