Oscar Nominations announced today.
I thought there were some surprises. I thought that Paul Giammatti would get nominated for "Sideways". He didn't. "The Aviator" got a lot more nominations than I expected too. I still haven't seen that movie. I haven't put out any new no clue reviews either in a while. UGH! I was glad to see Jamie Foxx get nominated. Both for "Ray" (where he was amazing) and for "Collateral" (excellent). I was also disappointed that "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" didn't get a Best picture nod. It did receive some other noms though, Best Actress Kate Winslet and Best Original Screenplay.
All in all, it was a pretty good movie year and there were some well deserved nominations. Of course, there are more folks who deserve it too, but they can't all be nominated I guess. Lead actress nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno for "Maria Full Of Grace" must have been surprised. But she was excellent in the film. Too bad that Uma Thurman didn't get a nom for "Kill Bill Vol. 2".
Oh well, I'll be watching and have some predictions up in a few weeks. Anyway, check out the full list of nominees and get ready for Oscar Night on Feb. 27.