Tuesday, January 30, 2007

oscar award: 79th edition

The movie industry's most prestige award - the Academy Awards or also known as the Oscars shall be named on 25 February 2007. [5pt/8et local time].

Here are the nominees for the 79th edition Oscars:-
Actor in Leading Role
Leonardo DiCaprio [Blood Diamond]
Ryan Gosling [Half Nelson]
Peter O'Toole [Venus]
Will Smith [The Pursuit of Happyness]
Forest Whittaker [The Last King of Scotland]

Actor in Supporting Role

Alan Arkin [Little Miss Sunshine]
Jackie Earle Haley [Little Children]
Djimon Housou [Blood Diamond]
Eddie Murphy [Dreamgirls]
Mark Wahlberg [The Departed]

Actress in Leading Role
Penelope Cruz [Volver]
Judi Dench [Notes on a Scandal]
Helen Mirren [The Queen]
Meryl Steep [The Devil Wears Prada]
Kate Winslet [Little Children]

Actress in Supporting Role

Adriana Barraza [Babel]
Cate Blanchetti [Notes on a Scandal]
Abigail Breslin [Little Miss Sunshine]
Jennifer Hudson [Dreamgirls]
Rinko Kikuchi [Babel]

Animated Featured Film

Happy Feet
Monster House

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

The Black Dahlia
Children of Men
The Illusionist
Pan's Labyrinth
The Prestige

Costume Design

Curse of the Golden Flower
The Devil Wears Prada
Marie Antionette
The Queen

Babel [Alejandro González Iñárritu]
The Departed [Martin Scorsese]
Letters From Imo Jiwa [Clint Eastwood]
The Queen [Stephen Frears]
United 93 [Paul Greengrass]

Documentary Feature

Deliver Us from Evil
An Inconvenient Truth
Iraq in Fragments
Jesus Camp
My Country, My Country
Documentary Short
The Blood of YingZhou District
Recycled Life
Rehearsing a Dream
Two Hands

Film Editing

Blood Diamond
Children of Men
The Departed
United 93

Foreign Language Film
After the Wedding
Days of Glory (Indigènes)
The Lives of Others
Pan's Labyrinth


Pan's Labyrinth

Music (Score)

The Good German
Notes on a Scandal
Pan's Labyrinth
The Queen

Music (Song)
An Inconvenient Truth ["I Need to Wake Up" Music and Lyric by Melissa Etheridge]
Dreamgirls ["Listen" Music by Henry Krieger and Scott Cutler; Lyric by Anne Preven]
Dreamgirls ["Love You I Do" Music by Henry Krieger; Lyric by Siedah Garrett]
Cars ["Our Town" Music and Lyric by Randy Newman]
Dreamgirls ["Patience" Music by Henry Krieger; Lyric by Willie Reale]

Best Picture

The Departed
Letters from Iwo Jima
Little Miss Sunshine
The Queen

Short Film (Animated)
The Danish Poet
The Little Matchgirl
No Time for Nuts

Short Film (Live Action)

Binta and the Great Idea (Binta Y La Gran Idea)
Eramos Pacos (One Too Many)
Helmer & Son
The Savior
West Bank Story

Sound Editing

Blood Diamond
Flags of Our Fathers
Letters from Iwo Jima
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Sound Mixing

Blood Diamond
Flags of Our Fathers
Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man's Chest

Visual Effects

Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man's Chest
Superman Returns

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Borat Cultural Learning of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Children of Men
The Departed
Little Children
Notes on a Scandal

Writing (Original Screenplay)
Letters from Iwo Jima
Little Miss Sunshine
Pan's Labyrinth
The Queen

For more details on Oscars, click here to access the official website.

" Side Note: Babel, starring Brad Pitt and Rinko Kikuchi, is coming to Malaysian cinemas 1 February. I think this should be a nice on. Click here for the official synopsis from the movie's official website. ALSO, I'm lazy to link all the movies mentioned liao, not this time round. "

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