Monday, December 04, 2006

The Golden Satellite award nominees.

The awards season has begun, and this is as good a place as any to start....
(analysis later)

ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA
Penelope Cruz -- "Volver" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Helen Mirren -- "The Queen" (Miramax) yes
Judi Dench -- "Notes on a Scandal" (Searchlight)
Gretchen Mol -- "The Notorious Bettie Page" (HBO)
Maggie Gyllenhaal -- "Sherrybaby" (IFC)
Kate Winslet -- "Little Children" (New Line)

ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA
Derek Luke -- "Catch a Fire" (Focus)
Joshua Jackson -- "Aurora Borealis" (Regent)
Forrest Whitaker -- "The Last King of Scotland" (Fox Searchlight)
Ryan Gosling -- "Half Nelson" (ThinkFilm)
Patrick Wilson -- "Little Children" (New Line)
Leonardo DiCaprio -- "Blood Diamond" (Warner Bros)

ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Julie Walters -- "Driving Lessons" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Annette Bening -- "Running with Scissors" (Sony Pictures Entertainment)
Meryl Streep -- "The Devil Wears Prada" (20th Century Fox)
Toni Collette -- "Little Miss Sunshine" (Fox Searchlight)
Jodie Whitaker -- "Venus" (Miramax)
Beyonce Knowles -- "Dreamgirls" (Dreamworks/Paramount)

ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Joseph Cross -- "Running with Scissors" (Sony Pictures Entertainment)
Aaron Eckhart -- "Thank You for Smoking" (Fox Searchlight)
Sasha Baron Cohen -- "Borat" (20th Century Fox)
Peter O'Toole -- "Venus" (Miramax)
Will Ferrell -- "Stranger than Fiction" (Sony Pictures Entertainment)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Abigail Breslin -- "Little Miss Sunshine" (Fox Searchlight)
Lily Tomlin -- "Prairie Home Companion" (New Line)
Blythe Danner -- "The Last Kiss" (Dreamworks)
Rinko Kikuchi -- "Babel" (Paramount/Vantage)
Cate Blanchett -- "Notes on a Scandal" (Fox Searchlight)
Jennifer Hudson -- "Dreamgirls" (Dreamworks/Paramount)

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Donald Sutherland -- "Aurora Borealis" (Regent)
Adam Beach -- "Flags of our Fathers" (Dreamworks)
Leonardo DiCaprio -- "The Departed" (Warner Bros)
Alan Arkin -- "Little Miss Sunshine" (Fox Searchlight)
Brad Pitt -- "Babel" (Paramount/Vantage)
Jack Nicholson -- "The Departed" (Warner Bros)

MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA
"Half Nelson" (ThinkFilm)
"The Departed" (Warner Bros)
"The Queen" (Miramax)
"The Last King of Scotland" (Fox Searchlight)
"Babel" (Paramount/Vantage)
"Little Children" (New Line)

MOTION PICTURE, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
"Little Miss Sunshine" (Fox Searchlight)
"Thank You for Smoking" (Fox Searchlight)
"The Devil Wears Prada" (20th Century Fox)
"Stranger than Fiction" (Sony/Columbia)
"Venus" (Miramax)
"Dreamgirls" (Dreamworks/Paramount)

MOTION PICTURE, FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
"The Lives of Others" (Germany - Sony Pictures Classics)
"Volver" (Spain - Sony Pictures Classics)
"Changing Times" (France - Koch Lorber Films)
"Water" (Canada - Fox Searchlight)
"Syrian Bride" (Israel - Koch Lorber Films)
"Apocalypto" (Mexico - Icon Entertainment International)

MOTION PICTURE, ANIMATED OR MIXED MEDIA
"Cars" (Disney/Pixar)
"Ice Age 2: The Meltdown" (20th Century Fox)
"Happy Feet" (Warner Bros)
"Flushed Away" (Dreamworks)
"Pan's Labyrinth" (Picturehouse)

MOTION PICTURE, DOCUMENTARY
"Deliver Us from Evil" (Lions Gate)
"Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple" (Firelight Media/PBS)
"An Inconvenient Truth" (Paramount/Vantage)
"The US vs. John Lennon" (Lions Gate)
"Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man" (Lions Gate)
"The War Tapes" (Senart Films)

DIRECTOR
Martin Scorsese -- "The Departed" (Warner Bros)
Clint Eastwood -- "Flags of Our Fathers" (Dreamworks/Warner Bros)
Pedro Almodovar -- "Volver" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Stephen Frears -- "The Queen" (Miramax)
Alejandro González Iñárritu -- "Babel" (Paramount/Vantage)
Bill Condon -- "Dreamgirls" (Dreamworks/Paramount)

SCREENPLAY, ORIGINAL
André Téchiné, Laurent Guyot, Pascal Bonitzer -- "Changing Times (Koch Lorber)
Elena Soarez, Luiz Carlos Barreto, Andrucha Waddington -- "House of Sand" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Guillermo Arriaga, Alejandro González Iñárritu -- "Babel" (Paramount/Vantage)
Pedro Almodovar -- "Volver" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Peter Morgan -- "The Queen" (Miramax)
Paul Laverty -- "The Wind that Shakes the Barley" (IFC)

SCREENPLAY, ADAPTED
William Broyles, Jr.; Paul Haggis -- "Flags of Our Fathers" (Dreamworks/Warner Bros)
Jason Reitman -- "Thank You for Smoking" (Fox Searchlight)
William Monahan, Siu Fai Mak, Felix Chong -- "The Departed" (Warner Bros)
Todd Field, Tom Perrotta -- "Little Children" (New Line)
Garrison Keillor -- "A Prairie Home Companion" (New Line)
Bill Condon -- "Dreamgirls" (Dreamworks/Paramount)

ORIGINAL SCORE
Gabriel Yared -- "The Lives of Others" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Clint Eastwood -- "Flags of Our Fathers" (Dreamworks/Warner Bros)
Philip Glass -- "Notes on a Scandal" (Fox Searchlight)
Nathan Johnson -- "Brick" (Focus)
Hans Zimmer -- "Da Vinci Code" (Columbia)
Gustavo Santolalla -- "Babel" (Paramount/Vantage)

ORIGINAL SONG
"Upside Down" -- Jack Johnson, "Curious George" (Imagine/Universal)
"You Know My Name" -- Chris Cornell, "Casino Royale" (MGM/Sony)
"Love You I Do" -- Henry Krieger, Siedah Garrett, "Dreamgirls" (Dreamworks/Paramount)
"Never Let Go" -- Bryan Adams, Trevor Rabin, Eliot Kennedy, "The Guardian" (Disney)
"Listen" -- Henry Krieger, Anne Previn, Scott Cutler, Beyoncé Knowles, "Dreamgirls" (Dreamworks/Paramount)
"Till the End of Time" -- Nick Urata, Devotchka, "Little Miss Sunshine" (Fox Searchlight)

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Ricardo Della Rosa -- "House of Sand" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Tom Stern -- "Flags of Our Fathers" (Dreamworks/Warner Bros)
Vilmos Zsigmond -- "The Black Dahlia" (Universal)
Philippe Lesourd -- "A Good Year" (Fox 2000)
Dante Spinotti -- "X-Men: The Last Stand" (20th Century Hotel)
Matthew Libatique -- "The Fountain" (Warner Bros)
Zhao Xiaoding -- "Curse of the Golden Flower" (Sony Pictures Classics)

VISUAL EFFECTS
Michael Owens, Matthew Butler, Bryan Grill, Steven Riley -- "Flags of Our Fathers" (Dreamworks/Warner Bros)
John Knoll -- "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" (Disney)
John Bruno -- "X-Men: The Last Stand" (20th Century Fox)
Dan Glass -- "V for Vendetta" (Warner Bros)
Jeremy Dawson, Daniel Schrecker -- "The Fountain" (Warner Bros)
Everett Burrell, Edward Irastorza -- "Pan's Labyrinth" (Picturehouse)
Kevin Ahern -- "The Da Vinci Code" (Columbia/Sony)

FILM EDITING
Mark Helfrich, Mark Goldblatt -- "X-Men: The Last Stand" (20th Century Fox)
Joel Cox -- "Flags of Our Fathers" (Dreamworks/Warner Bros)
Stephen Mirrione, Douglas Crise -- "Babel" (Paramount Vantage)
William Goldenberg -- "Miami Vice" (Universal)
Virginia Katz -- "Dreamgirls" (Dreamworks/Paramount)

SOUND (EDITING & MIXING)
Steve Maslow, DM Hemphill, John A. Larsen, Rick Klein -- "X-Men: The Last Stand" (20th Century Fox)
Alan Robert Murray, Bub Asman, Walt Martin, John Reitz, Dave Campbell, Gregg Rudloff -- "Flags of Our Fathers" (Warner Bros/Dreamworks)
José Garcia, Jon Taylor, Chris Minkler, Martin Hernandez -- "Babel" (Paramount/Vantage)
Willie Burton, Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer, Richard E. Yawn -- "Dreamgirls" (DreamworksParamount)
Chic Ciccolini III, Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell -- "The Da Vinci Code" (Columbia/Sony)

ART DIRECTION & PRODUCTION DESIGN
K.K. Barrett -- "Marie Antoinette" (Columbia)
Henry Bumstead, Jack G. Taylor Jr., Richard Goddard -- "Flags of Our Fathers" (Warner Bros)
John Myhre, Tomas Voth, Nancy Haigh -- "Dreamgirls" (Dreamworks/Paramount)
Eugenio Caballero -- "Pan's Labyrinth" (Picturehouse)
Owen Paterson, Marco Bittner Rosser, Sarah Horton, Sebastian T. Krawinkel, Stephen Gessler -- "V for Vendetta" (Warner Bros)

COSTUME DESIGN
Milena Canonero -- "Marie Antoinette" (Columbia)
Jenny Beavan -- "The Black Dahlia" (Universal)
Yee Chung Man -- "Curse of the Golden Flower" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Sharen Davis -- "Dreamgirls" (Dreamworks/Paramount)
Patricia Field -- "The Devil Wears Prada" (20th Century Fox)