the 2008 oscar nominations are in!

oh good morning – it’s super early here in los angeles but i woke up a few minutes ago – with the feeling something was going down – i was right – the 2008 oscar nominations are being announced right now! below is the quick list of contenders – here’s the full list! (no country for old men & there will be blood lead the pack with 8 nominations each) now i’m heading back to bed for a few more hours! (go cate blanchett for being both a lead and supporting actress nominee!) popbytes over & out for now…xxoo!

Best Picture



Michael Clayton

No Country For Old Men

There Will Be Blood

Best Actor

Johnny Depp, Sweeney Todd

Tommy Lee Jones, In The Valley Of Elah

Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood

George Clooney, Michael Clayton

Viggo Moretensen, Eastern Promises

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett , Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Julie Christie, Away From Her

Marion Cotillard, La Vie En Rose

Laura Linney, The Savages

Ellen Page, Juno

Best Director

Julian Schnabel, The Diving Bell & The Butterfly

The Coen Brothers, No Country For Old Men

Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood

Jason Reitman, Juno

Tony Gilroy, Michael Clayton

Best Supporting Actor

Hal Holbrook, Into The Wild

Casey Affleck, The Assassination of Jesse James

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Charlie Wilson’s War

Javier Bardem, No Country For Old Men

Tom Wilkinson, Michael Clayton

Best Supporting Actress

Cate Blanchett, I’m Not There

Ruby Dee, American Gangster

Saoirse Ronan, Atonement

Amy Ryan, Gone Baby Gone

Tilda Swinton, Michael Clayton


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