Monday, February 25, 2008


The 80th Annual Oscars aired last night with it's usual glitz an glamour. It was hosted
this year by Jon Stewart. Jon hosted the 78th annual event an has been host and executive
producer of Comedy Central's The Daily show with Jon Sewart......
Winners for actor in a supporting role Javier Bardem (No Country For Old Men),
visual Effects (The Golden Compass), Animated Feature Film(Ratatouille), Short Film
(Live Action) Le Mozart Dez Pickpockets, Short Film (Animated) Peter & The Wolf,
Costume Design (Elizabeth The Golden Age), Makeup La Vie En Rose, Actress in a
Supporting Role Tilda Swinton (Michael Clayton), Documentary Short (freeheld),
Documentary Feature (Taxi To The Dark Side), Art Direction (Sweeney Todd The
Demon Barber Of Fleet Street), Music Score (Atonement), Sound Mixing(The Bourne
Ultimatum), Music Song (once), Sound Editing (The Bourne Ultimatum), Foreign
Language Film (The Counterfeiters), Film Editing (The Bourne Ultimatum),
Cinematography (There Will Be Blood), Actress In A Leading Role (Marion Cotillard
La Vie En Rose), Actor in Leading Role(Daniel Day-Lewis There Will Be Blood),
Writing (Adapted Screenplay) No Country For Old Men, Writing (Original ScreenPlay)
Juno, Directing(No Country For Old Men, Best Picture (No Country For Old Men).
Clearly Obvious in this years event was the absent of Black film Stars except Ruby Dee
who was nominated for her role in American Gangster. For detail coverage go to

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