Here they are:
No Country For Old Men
Top 10 of 2007
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Bucket List
Into the Wild
The Kite Runner
Lars and the Real Girl
Best Foreign Film
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Top 5 Foreign Films
4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days
The Band’s Visit
La Vie En Rose
Body of War
Top Five Documentaries
In The Shadow of the Moon
Taxi To The Darkside
Top Independent Films
Away From Her
Great World of Sound
In The Valley of Elah
A Mighty Heart
Starting Out In The Evening
Tim Burton – Sweeney Todd
George Clooney – Michael Clayton
Best Supporting Actor
Casey Affleck – Jesse James
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Ryan – Gone Baby Gone
Best Ensemble Cast
No Country For Old Men
Breakthrough Performance by an Actor
Emile Hirsch – Into The Wild
Breakthrough Performance by an Actress
Ellen Page – Juno
Best Directorial Debut
Ben Affleck – Gone Baby Gone
Best Adapted Screenplay
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen – No Country For Old Men
Best Original Screenplay
Diablo Cody – Juno and Nancy Oliver – Lars and the Real Girl
Best Animated Feature
Career Achievement Award
William K. Everson Award For Film History
Career Achievement in Cinematography
The Bvlgari Award for NBR Freedom of Expression
The Great Debaters and Persepolis
And what does all this mean for the upcoming Oscar season?
From EW.com: “Last year, four of the five eventual best picture nominees were first part of the NBR Top 10 (only The Queen wasn’t). So while today’s news doesn’t necessarily sound the death knell for any particular film, it’s certainly not good news for American Gangster, Charlie Wilson’s War, or There Will Be Blood. And as always, the NBR list, which last year included head-scratchers like The History Boys, features a few surprise inclusions, like Bourne (yay!) and the upcoming Jack Nicholson dramedy The Bucket List, which seemed to be a Golden Globe contender at best. But at this point, it cemented films like No Country, Atonement, Jiuno, Kite Runner, Claiyton, and Sweeney as movies to watch in the coming months.
Of these films, I’ve seen: Michael Clayon, No Country for Old Men, The Bourne Ultimatum, and Lars and the Real Girl. (I’m going to see No Country again tonight, it was that good!)
I plan on seeing: Juno, Sweeney Todd, The Kite Runner, and Atonement, as soon as they come out.
As for the other films mentioned, I’ll see them… eventually.
But I am looking foward to J-Term, so that Cinefille’s Oscar Fest (explanation forthcoming)can officially begin.
2 thoughts on “Here We Go! Awards Season Has Started!”
I can’t believe no mention of There Will Be Blood in the top 10 of 2007. I’m still holding out for that movie to make a splash.
I think it just won the LA Critics award for Best Picture… Also the NBR always makes weird selections. They tend to pick safe, more mainstream movies.