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iW THIS WEEK | Awards Watch Recap: "No Country" For NBR; "4 Months, 3 Weeks" And 2 European Film Awa

By Indiewire | Indiewire December 7, 2007 at 7:46AM

Looking at happenings on the Awards Watch front... the National Board of Review announced Joel and Ethan Coen's "No Country For Old Men"as best picture for their annual awards, with Tim Burton and the Affleck family also getting some love. indieWIRE http://www.indiewire.com/ots/2007/12/dispatch_from_a_8.html" TARGET="_blank">reported from the European Film Awards, where Romanian film "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days" took home best picture and best director. Also announced this week were the Annie and Satellite nominations, with "Ratatouille' sweeping the former and indies doing quite well at the latter. On the blog front, "No Country For Old Men" continued its two week reign on top of the best picture rankings of the Gurus o' Gold, with "Sweeney Todd" shooting up in the rankings. The Gurus (including our own Eugene Hernandez) also took on the screenplay categories this week, with Diablo Cody and the Coens' atop their respective races. Here at indieWIRE, check out our latest Awards Season dispatch for some perspective, as well as my latest choices for award frontrunners and underdogs at The Lost Boy, and look out for our coverage of this weekend's Los Angeles Film Critics Awards voting, the upcoming New York Film Critics Circle awards, as well as next week's slew of other critic's awards and the nominations for the Golden Globe Awards [Peter Knegt]
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Looking at happenings on the Awards Watch front... the National Board of Review announced Joel and Ethan Coen's "No Country For Old Men"as best picture for their annual awards, with Tim Burton and the Affleck family also getting some love. indieWIRE reported from the European Film Awards, where Romanian film "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days" took home best picture and best director. Also announced this week were the Annie and Satellite nominations, with "Ratatouille' sweeping the former and indies doing quite well at the latter. On the blog front, "No Country For Old Men" continued its two week reign on top of the best picture rankings of the Gurus o' Gold, with "Sweeney Todd" shooting up in the rankings. The Gurus (including our own Eugene Hernandez) also took on the screenplay categories this week, with Diablo Cody and the Coens' atop their respective races. Here at indieWIRE, check out our latest Awards Season dispatch for some perspective, as well as my latest choices for award frontrunners and underdogs at The Lost Boy, and look out for our coverage of this weekend's Los Angeles Film Critics Awards voting, the upcoming New York Film Critics Circle awards, as well as next week's slew of other critic's awards and the nominations for the Golden Globe Awards [Peter Knegt]







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