Monday, January 07, 2008

2008 BAFTA Longlist

If BAFTA is any sign to the Oscar’s then it is possible that Lust, Caution could be nominated for the top Award. See for yourself the longlist for Best Film and some of the categories.

"American Gangster"
"The Bourne Ultimatum
"Charlie Wilson's War
"Diving Bell and the Butterfly"
"Eastern Promises
"Into the Wild
"The Kite Runner"
"The Lives of Others"
"Lust, Caution"
"Michael Clayton"
"No Country for Old Men"
"There Will Be Blood"

"3:10 to Yuma"
"American Gangster"
"The Bourne Ultimatum"*
"The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"
"Eastern Promises"
"Into the Wild"
"The Kite Runner"
"The Lives of Others"*
"Lust, Caution"
"Michael Clayton"
"No Country for Old Men"*
"There Will Be Blood"*

"Bee Movie"
"Shrek the Third"*
"The Simpsons Movie"*

Christian Bale (Dan Evans) - "3:10 to Yuma"
Daniel Day-Lewis (Daniel Plainview) - "There Will Be Blood"
Denzel Washington (Frank Lucas) - "American Gangster"
Emile Hirsch (Chris McCandless) - "Into the Wild"
George Clooney (Michael Clayton) - "Michael Clayton"
James McAvoy (Robbie Turner) - "Atonement"
Johnny Depp (Sweeney Todd) - "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"
Josh Brolin (Llewelyn Moss) - "No Country for Old Men"
Matt Damon (Jason Bourne) - "The Bourne Ultimatum"
Russell Crowe (Ben Wade) - "3:10 to Yumav
Sam Riley (Ian Curtis) - "Control"
Tom Hanks (Charlie Wilson) - "Charlie Wilson's War"
Tommy Lee Jones (Hank Deerfield) - "In the Valley of Elah"
Ulrich Muhe (Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler) - "The Lives of Others"
Viggo Mortensen (Nikolai) - "Eastern Promises"

Angelina Jolie (Mariane Pearl) - "A Mighty Heart"
Cate Blanchett (Queen Elizabeth I) - "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"
Charlize Theron (Emily Sanders) - "In the Valley of Elah"
Ellen Page (Juno MacGuff) - "Juno"
Halle Berry (Audrey Burke) - "Things We Lost in the Fire"
Helena Bonham Carter (Mrs Lovett) - "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"
Julie Christie (Fiona Andersson) - "Away From Her"
Katherine Heigl (Alison Scott) - "Knocked Up"
Keira Knightley (Cecilia Tallis) - "Atonement"
Marion Cotillard (Edith Piaf) - "La Vie en Rose"
Marketa Irglova (Girl) - "Once"
Martina Gedeck (Christa-Maria Sieland) - "The Lives of Others"
Naomi Watts (Anna) - "Eastern Promises"
Nikki Blonsky (Tracy Turnblad) - "Hairspray"
Tang Wei (Wong Chai Chi/Mak Tai Tai) - "Lust, Caution"

Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada (Young Hassan) - "The Kite Runner"
Armin Mueller-Stahl (Semyon) - "Eastern Promises"
Casey Affleck (Robert Ford) - "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford"
Chiwetel Ejiofor (Huey Lucas) - "American Gangster"
Clive Owen (Sir Walter Raleigh) - "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"
Geoffrey Rush (Sir Francis Walsingham) - "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"
Hal Holbrook (Ron Franz) - Into the Wild"
Javier Bardem (Anton Chigurh) - "No Country for Old Men"
John Travolta (Edna Turnblad) - "Hairspray"
Paul Dano (Eli Sunday/Paul Sunday) - "There Will Be Blood"
Philip Seymour Hoffman (Gust Avrakotos) - "Charlie Wilson's War"
Russell Crowe (Detective Richie Roberts) - "American Gangster"
Tom Wilkinson (Arthur Edens) - "Michael Clayton"
Tommy Lee Jones (Ed Tom Bell) - "No Country for Old Men"
Vincent Cassel (Kirill) - "Eastern Promises"

Allison Janney (Bren MacGuff) - "Juno"
Brenda Blethyn (Grace Turner) - "Atonement"
Cate Blanchett (Jude) - "I'm Not There"
Catherine Keener (Jan Burres) - "Into the Wild"
Joan Allen (Pamela Landy) - "The Bourne Ultimatum
Julia Roberts (Joanne Herring) - "Charlie Wilson's War"
Kelly MacDonald (Carla Jean Moss) - "No Country for Old Men"
Michelle Pfeiffer (Lamia) - "Stardust
Michelle Pfeiffer (Velma Von Tussle) - "Hairspray"
Romola Garai (Briony Tallis - aged 18) - "Atonement"
Samantha Morton (Debbie Curtis) - "Control"
Samantha Morton (Mary Stuart) - "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"
Saoirse Ronan (Briony Tallis - aged 13) - "Atonement"
Tilda Swinton (Karen Crowder) - "Michael Clayton"
Vanessa Redgrave (Older Briony) - "Atonement"

If you want to review all the categories go here.

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