Alternate Oscars: 2007

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1.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. (122 mins.)
“ BEST PICTURE

Nominees:
Atonement
There Will Be Blood
Ratatouille
Michael Clayton ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
2.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. (122 mins.)
“ BEST DIRECTOR - Joel & Ethan Coen

Nominees:
Paul Thomas Anderson - There Will Be Blood
Joe Wright - Atonement
Tony Gilroy - Michael Clayton
Jason Reitman - Juno ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
3.
There Will Be Blood (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business. (158 mins.)
“ BEST ACTOR - Daniel Day Lewis

Nominees:
James McAvoy - Atonement
George Clooney - Michael Clayton
Brad Pitt - The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Johnny Depp - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
4.
La Vie en Rose (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy. (140 mins.)
Director: Olivier Dahan
“ BEST ACTRESS - Marion Cotillard

Nominees:
Julie Christie - Away From Her
Keira Knightley - Atonement
Ellen Page - Juno
Amy Adams - Enchanted ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
5.
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader. (160 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dominik
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - Casey Affleck

Nominees:
Javier Bardem - No Country For Old Men
Tom Wilkinson - Michael Clayton
Ian Holm - Ratatouille
Tuncel Kurtiz - The Edge of Heaven ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
6.
Atonement (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. (123 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Vanessa Redgrave

Nominees:
Tilda Swinton - Michael Clayton
Saoirse Ronan - Atonement
Imelda Staunton - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Kelly Macdonald - No Country For Old Men ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
7.
Atonement (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. (123 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
“ BEST CASTING

Nominees:
Michael Clayton
No Country For Old Men
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Juno ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
8.
Ratatouille (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant. (111 mins.)
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Juno
Michael Clayton
The Edge of Heaven
La Vie en Rose ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
9.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. (122 mins.)
“ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Atonement
There Will Be Blood
The Counterfeiters
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
10.
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer. (115 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ BEST EDITING

Nominees:
No Country For Old Men
Atonement
There Will Be Blood
Michael Clayton ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
11.
Atonement (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. (123 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
“ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Nominees:
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
There Will Be Blood
No Country For Old Men
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
12.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, AKA Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical. (116 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ BEST ART DIRECTION

Nominees:
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Atonement
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
The Golden Compass ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
13.
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments. (114 mins.)
Director: Shekhar Kapur
“ BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Nominees:
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Atonement
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Hairspray ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
14.
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Captain Barbossa, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann must sail off the edge of the map, navigate treachery and betrayal, find Jack Sparrow, and make their final alliances for one last decisive battle. (169 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ BEST MAKE-UP & HAIR

Nominees:
La Vie En Rose
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Norbit
Stardust ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
15.
Transformers (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager. (144 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Nominees:
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Spider-Man 3
The Golden Compass
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
16.
Atonement (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. (123 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
“ BEST SCORE

Nominees:
There Will Be Blood
Ratatouille
The Golden Compass
Stardust ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
17.
Hairspray (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. (117 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
“ BEST SOUNDTRACK/ADAPTED SCORE

Nominees:
Across the Universe
La Vie En Rose
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
18.
Once (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story. (85 mins.)
Director: John Carney
“ BEST SONG - "Falling Slowly"

Nominees:
Stardust - "Rule the World"
Ratatouille - "Le Festin"
Enchanted - "So Close"
Enchanted - "That's How You Know" ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
19.
Hairspray (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. (117 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
“ BEST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY

Nominees:
Stomp the Yard
Enchanted
Across the Universe ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
20.
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer. (115 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ BEST SOUND

Nominees:
Transformers
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Ratatouille
There Will Be Blood ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
21.
Transformers (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager. (144 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ BEST SOUND EDITING

Nominees:
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
The Bourne Ultimatum
Ratatouille
There Will Be Blood ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
22.
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer. (115 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ BEST STUNTS

Nominees:
Transformers
Die Hard 4.0
Rush Hour 3
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
23.
Ratatouille (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant. (111 mins.)
“ BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Nominees:
Beowulf
Shrek the Third ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
24.
The Counterfeiters (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII. (98 mins.)
“ BEST FOREIGN FILM

Nominees:
The Edge of Heaven
La Vie En Rose ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting