2008 Academy Award Nominees

Villanovan Editor

Best Picture”Atonement””There Will Be Blood””No Country for Old Men””Juno””Michael Clayton”

Best ActorGeorge Clooney, “Michael Clayton”Daniel Day-Lewis, “There Will Be Blood”Johnny Depp, “Sweeney Todd”Tommy Lee Jones, “In the Valley of Elah”Viggo Mortensen, “Eastern PromisesBest ActressCate Blanchett, “Elizabeth: The Golden Age”Julie Christie, “Away From Her”Marion Cotillard, “Môme, La”Laura Linney, “The Savages”Ellen Page, “Juno”

Best Supporting ActorCasey Affleck, “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”Javier Bardem, “No Country for Old Men”Philip Seymour Hoffman, “Charlie Wilson’s War”Hal Holbrook, “Into the Wild”Tom Wilkinson, “Michael Clayton”Best Supporting ActressCate Blanchett, “I’m Not There”Ruby Dee, “American Gangster”Saoirse Ronan, “Atonement”Amy Ryan, “Gone Baby Gone”Tilda Swinton, “Michael Clayton”

Best DirectorPaul Thomas Anderson, “There Will Be Blood”Joel and Ethan Coen, “No Country for Old Men”Tony Gilroy, “Michael Clayton”Jason Reitman, “Juno”Julian Schnabel, “Le Scaphandre et le papillon”Best Original ScreenplayDiablo Cody, “Juno”Nancy Oliver, “Lars and the Real Girl”Tony Gilroy, “Michael Clayton”Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava, Jim Capobianco, “Ratatouille”Tamara Jenkins, “The Savages”

Best Adapted ScreenplayChristopher Hampton, “Atonement”Sarah Polley, “Away from Her”Ronald Harwood, “Le Scaphandre et le papillon”Joel and Ethan Coen, “No Country for Old Men”Paul Thomas Anderson, “There Will Be Blood”Best Animated Film”Persepolis””Ratatouille””Surf’s Up”

Best DocumentaryCharles Ferguson and Audrey Mars, “No End in Sight”Richard Robbins, “Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience”Michael Moore and Meghan O’Hara, “Sicko”Alex Gibney and Eva Orner, “Taxi to the Dark Side”Andrea Nix and Sean Fine, “War Dance”