Fixing the Oscars – 2007

Best Picture – English Language

Winner: There Will Be Blood

– No Country for Old Men
– Atonement
– Into the Wild
– Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Best Picture – Non English Language

Winner: 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

– The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
– Lust, Caution
– Persepolis
– The Secret of the Grain

Best Actor

Winner: Daniel Day-Lewis (There Will Be Blood)

– Richard Jenkins (The Visitor)
– Viggo Mortensen (Eastern Promises)
– Casey Affleck (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford)
– Mathieu Amalric (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly)
– Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild)

Best Actress

Winner: Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose)

– Anamaria Marinca (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days)
– Hafsia Herzi (The Secret of the Grain)
– Helena Bonham Carter (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Baber of Fleet Street)
– Amy Adams (Enchanted)

Best Supporting Actor

Winner: Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men)

– Tommy Lee Jones (No Country for Old Men)
– Albert Finney (Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead)
– Hal Holbrook (Into the Wild)
– Haaz Sleiman (The Visitor)

Best Supporting Actress

Winner: Hiam Abbass (The Visitor)

– Tilda Swinton (Michael Clayton)
– Saoirse Ronan (Atonement)
– Hanna Schygulla (The Edge of Heaven)
– Cate Blanchett (I’m Not There)

Best Director

Winner: Julien Schnabel (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly)

– Ethan Coen & Joel Coen (No Country for Old Men)
– Andrew Dominick (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford)
– Christian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days)
– Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood)

Best Original Screenplay

Winner: Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days)

– Tony Gilroy (Michael Clayton)
– Abdel Kechiche (The Secret of the Grain)
– Kelly Masterson (Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead)
– Fatih Akin (The Edge of Heaven)
– Edgar Wright & Simon Pegg (Hot Fuzz)
– Diablo Cody (Juno)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Winner: Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood, from the novel Oil! by Upton Sinclair)

– Christopher Hampton (Atonement, from the novel by Ian McEwan)
– Ethan Coen & Joel Coen (No Country for Old Men, from the novel by Cormac McCarthy)
– Ronald Harwood (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, from the memoir Le scaphandre et le papillon by Jean-Dominique Bauby)
– Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud (Persepolis, from the comic-book memoir by Satrapi)
– James Vanderbilt (Zodiac, from the book by Robert Graysmith)

Best Cinematography

Winner: The Diving Bell & The Butterfly

– There Will Be Blood
– No Country For Old Men
– The Assassination Of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
– Mongol

Best Original Score

Winner: Dario Marianelli (Atonement)

– Nick Cave & Warren Ellis (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford)
– James Newton Howard (Michael Clayton)
– Alexandre Desplat (Lust, Caution)
– Michael Giacchino (Ratatouille)
– Philip Glass (Cassandra’s Dream)

Best Adapted/Musical/Song Score

Winner: Becky Bentham (music supervisor); Edouard Dubois (musical director) (La Vie en Rose)

– Joy Division [Ian Curtis, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris & Bernard Sumner], David Bowie, et. al. (adapted songs); Ian Neil (music supervisor) (Control)
– Alex Beaupain (original songs) (Love Songs)
– Stephen Sondheim (adapted songs); Paul Gemignani (music supervisor) (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street)
– Judd Apatow, Jake Kasdan, John C. Reilly, Mike Viola, Michael Andrews, Dan Bern, Marshall Crenshaw, Charlie Wadhams et. al. (original songs); Manish Raval & Tom Wolfe (music supervisors) (Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story)
– Eddie Vedder & James Hannan (original songs); David Franco (music supervisor) (Into the Wild)
– Music direction uncredited (Paranoid Park)

Best Original Song

Winner: “That’s How You Know”, Alan Menken & Steven Schwartz (Enchanted)

– “Ma mémoire sale”, Alex Beaupain (Love Songs)
– “Rise”, Eddie Vedder (Into the Wild)
– “Guaranteed”, Eddie Vedder (Into the Wild)
– “Happy Working Song”, Alan Menken & Steven Schwartz (Enchanted)
– “Let’s Duet”, Charlie Wadhams & Benji Hughes (Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story)
– “Lyra”, Kate Bush (The Golden Compass)
– “Walk Hard”, Marshall Crenshaw, John C. Reilly, Judd Apatow & Jake Kasdan (Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story)

Best Sound

Winner: The Bourne Ultimatum

– No Country For Old Men
– [Rec]
– There Will Be Blood
– 1408
– Ratatouille

Best Film Editing

Winner: Juliette Welfling (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly)

– Roderick Jaynes (No Country for Old Men)
– Christopher Rouse (The Bourne Ultimatum)
– Dylan Tichenor (There Will Be Blood)
– Jay Cassidy (Into the Wild)
– David Gallart ([Rec])
– Charliebebs Gohetia (Tirador)
– Paul Tothill (Atonement)
– Gus Van Sant (Paranoid Park)

Best Art Direction (production designer = pd; set decorator = sd)

Winner: Dante Ferretti (pd); Francesca Lo Schiavo (sd) (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street)

– Jack Fisk (pd); Jim Erickson (sd) (There Will Be Blood)
– Sarah Greenwood (pd); Katie Spencer (sd) (Atonement)
– Beverly Freeman (pd); Phillip ‘Sunday’ Hopkins (sd) (Dr. Plonk)
– Dennis Gassner (pd); Anna Pinnock (sd) (The Golden Compass)
– Magnus Renfors & Elin Segerstedt (pd) (You, the Living)

Best Costume Design

Winner: Marit Allen (La Vie en Rose)

– Colleen Atwood (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street)
– Alexandra Byrne (Elizabeth: The Golden Age)
– Jacqueline Durran (Atonement)
– Lai Pan (Lust, Caution)
– Rita Ryack (Hairspray)

Best Special Effects

Winner: The Golden Compass

– [Rec]
– Sunshine
– Sweeney Todd
– Death Proof
– Harry Potter & The Order Of The Phoenix

Best Short Film

Winner: Hotel Chevalier

– Toyland
– Madame Tutli Putli
– Even Pigeons Go To Heaven
– Freeheld
– Lavatory Lovestory
– Manon On the Asphalt
– Oktapodi

Special Achievement Award

– Achievement in Makeup (La Vie en Rose)
– Reg the Dog, Performance by an Animal (Dr. Plonk)

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