Wow...2007 has been a great year at the movies!
This is the year when personal vision triumphed over big production films. Smaller, grittier movies (written and directed by a person/persons with creative vision) highlighted the awards season. Films such as "Into the Wild," or "There Will Be Blood" or "No Country for Old Men" were all written and directed by one entity (Sean Penn, Paul Thomas Anderson, Coen Brothers).
I'M LOVING THIS!
So what films made my list?
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From George Clooney to Cate Blanchett, it's a great year for actors in 2007. We met so many memorable characters on the big screen!
So I compiled the best of the best in Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Supporting Actress categories.
Then, I highlighted the ones who are truly my favorite!
HERE YOU GO, AND HAVE FUN!!!!
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Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks teamed up to fight Johnny Depp for box-office and Oscar glory this weekend!
Both are good, but which film should you watch first?
Take a look!
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"Into the Wild" received the most nominations, four total, from the Screen Actors Guild! The film got best actor (Emile Hirsch), best supporting actor (Hal Holbrook), best supporting actress (Catherine Keneer), and best ensemble nods.
The SAG Awards is the only fest that honors actors, both movies and TV, exclusively.
The winners for the 14th Annual Sag Awards will be announced on Jan. 27 from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.
Here's the complete list of nominees, I highlighted the ones who I'm predicting to win!
George Clooney - "Michael Clayton"
Daniel Day-Lewis - "There Will Be Blood"
Ryan Gosling - "Lars And The Real Girl"
Emile Hirsch- "Into the Wild"
Viggo Mortensen - "Eastern Promises"
Cate Blanchett - "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"
Julie Christie - "Away From Her"
Marion Cotillard - "La Vie en rose"
Angelina Jolie - "A Mighty Heart"
Ellen Page - "Juno"
Casey Affleck - "The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford"
Javier Bardem - "No Country For Old Men"
Tommy Lee Jones - "No Country for Old Men"
Hal Holbrook - "Into the Wild"
Tom Wilkinson - "Michael Clayton
Cate Blanchett - "I’m Not There"
Ruby Dee - "American Gangster"
Catherine Keener - "Into the Wild"
Amy Ryan - "Gone Baby Gone"
Tilda Swinton - "Michael Clayton"
"3:10 to Yuma" - Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Peter Fonda, Gretchen Mol, Dallas Roberts, Vinessa Shaw, Ben Foster, Alan Tudyk, Logan Lerman
"American Gangster" - Armand Assante, Josh Brolin , Russell Crowe, Ruby Dee, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Carla Gugino, John Hawkes, Ted Levine, Joe Morton, Lymari Nadal, John Ortiz, Rza, Yul Vazquez, Denzel Washington
"Hairspray" - Nikki Blonsky, Amanda Bynes, Paul Dooley, Zac Efron, Allison Janney, Elijah Kelley, James Marsden, Michelle Pfeiffer, Queen Latifah, Brittany Snow, Jerry Stiller, John Travolta, Christopher Walken
"Into the Wild" - Brian Dierker, Marcia Gay Harden, Emile Hirsch, Hal Holbrook, William Hurt, Catherine Keener, Jena Malone, Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn
"No Country for Old Men" - Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Garret Dillahunt, Tess Harper, Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Kelly Macdonald
OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A STUNT ENSEMBLE IN A MOTION PICTURE
"300" (Warner Bros.)
"The Bourne Ultimatum" (Universal)
"I Am Legend" (Warner Bros.)
"The Kingdom" (Universal)
"Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End" (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
ACTOR IN A TELEFILM OR MINISERIES
Michael Keaton - "The Company" (TNT)
Kevin Kline - "As You Like It" (HBO)
Oliver Platt - "The Bronx is Burning" (ESPN)
Sam Shepard - "Ruffian" (ABC)
John Turturro - "The Bronx is Burning" (ESPN)
ACTRESS IN A TELEFILM OR MINISERIES
Ellen Burstyn - "Mitch Albom's For One More Day" (ABC)
Debra Messing - "The Starter Wife" (USA)
Anna Paquin - "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" (HBO)
Queen Latifah - "Life Support" (HBO)
Vanessa Redgrave - "The Fever" (HBO)
Gena Rowlands - "What If God Were the Sun?" (Lifetime)
ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Glenn Close - "Damages"
Edie Falco - "The Sopranos"
Sally Field - "Brothers & Sisters"
Holly Hunter - "Saving Grace"
Kyra Sedgwick - "The Closer"
ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
James Gandolfini - "The Sopranos"
Michael C. Hall - "Dexter"
Jon Hamm - "Mad Men"
Hugh Laurie - "House"
James Spader - "Boston Legal"
ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Alec Baldwin - "30 Rock"
Steve Carell - "The Office"
Ricky Gervais - "Extras"
Jeremy Piven - "Entourage"
Tony Shalhoub - "Monk"
ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Christina Applegate - "Samantha Who?"
America Ferrera - "Ugly Betty"
Tina Fey - "30 Rock"
Mary-Louise Parker - "Weeds"
Vanessa Williams - "Ugly Betty"
"Boston Legal" - Rene Auberjonois, Candice Bergen, Julie Bowen, Saffron Burrows, Christian Clemenson, Taraji P. Henson, John Larroquette, William Shatner, James Spader, Tara Summers, Mark Valley, Gary Anthony Williams, Constance Zimmer
"The Closer" - G.W. Bailey, Michael Paul Chan, Raymond Cruz, Tony Denison, Robert Gossett, Gina Ravera, Corey Reynolds, Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Tenney
"Grey's Antatomy" - Justin Chambers, Eric Dane, Patrick Dempsey, Katherine Heigl, T.R. Knight, Chyler Leigh, Sandra Oh, James Pickens, Jr., Ellen Pompeo, Sara Ramirez, Elizabeth Reaser, Brooke Smith, Kate Walsh, Isaiah Washington, Chandra Wilson
"Mad Men" - Bryan Batt, Anne Dudek, Michael Gladis, Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Vincent Kartheiser, Robert Morse, Elisabeth Moss, Maggie Siff, John Slattery, Rich Sommer, Aaron Staton
"The Sopranos" - Gregory Antonacci, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, James Gandolfini, Dan Grimaldi, Robert Iler, Michael Imperioli , Arthur Nascarella, Steven R. Schirripa, Matt Servitto, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Tony Sirico, Aida Turturro, Steven Van Zandt, Frank Vincent
"30 Rock" - Scott Adsit, Alec Baldwin, Katrina Bowden, Tina Fey, Judah Friedlander, Jane Krakowski, Jack Mcbrayer, Tracy Morgan, Keith Powell, Lonny Ross,
"Desperate Housewives" - Andrea Bowen, Marcia Cross, Dana Delany, James Denton, Nathan Fillion, Lindsy Fonseca, Teri Hatcher, Zane Huett, Felicity Huffman, Kathryn Joosten, Brent Kinsman, Shane Kinsman , Joy Lauren, Eva Longoria Parker, Kyle Maclachlan, Shawn Pyfrom, Doug Savant, Dougray Scott, Nicolette Sheridan, John Slattery, Brenda Strong
"Entourage" - Rhys Coiro, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Adrian Grenier, Rex Lee, Jeremy Piven, Perrey Reeves
"The Office - Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Creed Bratton, Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, Kate Flannery, Ed Helms, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, John Krasinski, Paul Lieberstein, B.J. Novak, Oscar Nuñez, Phyllis Smith, Rainn Wilson
"Ugly Betty" - Alan Dale, America Ferrera, Christoper Gorham, Mark Indelicato, Ashley Jensen, Judith Light, Eric Mabius, Becki Newton, Ana Ortiz, Tony Plana, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Sussman, Michael Urie, Vanessa Williams
OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A STUNT ENSEMBLE IN A TELEVISION SERIES
"The Unit" (CBS)
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
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Mister Sam Raimi directed three successful "Spider-Man" films (2 is my favorite, 3 the least), and now, he's going back to his roots with the new film....no...it's not "The Hobbit" but it looks really, really positive that Mister Sam is going to direct that "Lord of the Rings" prequel (New Line and director Peter Jackson have kissed and made up)!
So what is Raimi going to do?
Well... Read More...
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