Oscar Preview – Academy Award Nominations

Some surprises and a few old favorites are among the Oscar nominations this year.

Here’s a run-down of the top categories:

Best Picture
The Departed
Letters From Iwo Jima
Little Miss Sunshine
The Queen

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

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Adriana Barrza – Babel
Cate Blanchett – Notes on a Scandal
Abigail Breslin – Little Miss Sunshine
Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls
Rinko Kikuchi – Babel

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Leonard DiCaprio – Blood Diamond
Ryan Gosling – Half Nelson
Peter O’Toole – Venus
Will Smith – The Pursuit of Happyness
Forest Whitaker – The Last King of Scotland

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Alan Arkin – Little Miss Sunshine
Jackie Earle Haley – Little Children
Djimon Hounsou – Blood Diamond
Eddie Murphy – Dreamgirls
Mark Wahlberg – The Departed

View the complete list on Oscar.com

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One response to “Oscar Preview – Academy Award Nominations

  1. Best Film – Letters From Iwo Jima
    Best Actor – Ken Watanabe
    Best Actress – Cate Blanchett
    Best Supporting Actor – Eddie Murphy (Dream Girls)
    Best Supporting Actress – Rinko Kikuchi (Babel) Best Director – Eastwood
    Best Editing – The Departed
    Best Cinematography – Pan’s Labyrinth Best Original Screenplay – Letters From Iwo Jima Adapted Screenplay – The Departed