2007 Oscar Nominations

The nominations are in. Here is a short list of the “big ones”. Noticeably absent from Best Picture is Dreamgirls, which many “in the know” thought would be nominated for sure. Looks like they’re not as “in” as they thought.

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

Best Actor:
-Leonardo DeCaprio for Blood Diamond
-Ryan Gosling for Half Nelson
-Peter O’Toole for Venus
-Will Smith for The Pursuit of Happyness
-Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland

Best Actress:
-Penelope Cruz for Volver
-Judi Dench for Notes on a Scandal
-Helen Mirren for The Queen
-Meryl Streep for The Devil Wears Prada
-Kate Winslet for Little Children

Best Supporting Actor:
-Alan Arkin for Little Miss Sunshine
-Jackie Earle Haley for Little Children
-Djimon Hounsou for Blood Diamond
-Eddie Murphy for Dreamgirls
-Mark Wahlberg for The Departed

Best Supporting Actress:
-Adriana Barraza for Babel
-Cate Blanchett for Notes on a Scandal
-Abigail Breslin for Little Miss Sunshine
-Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls
-Rinko Kikuchi for Babel

Best Director:
-Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for Babel
-Martin Scorsese for The Departed
-Clint Eastwood for Letters From Iwo Jima
-Stephen Frears for The Queen
-Paul Greengrass for United 93

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