And The Washington Post's Film Critics Choose... (washingtonpost.com)

And The Washington Post's Film Critics Choose...

Best Picture Best Director Best Actor Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Best Original Screenplay Best Adapted Screenplay Best Documentary Feature
John Anderson "There Will Be Blood" Paul Thomas Anderson There Will Be Blood Daniel-Day Lewis There Will Be Blood Marion Cotillard La Vie en Rose Philip Seymour Hoffman Charlie Wilson's War Tilda Swinton Michael Clayton Nancy Oliver Lars and the Real Girl Ronald Harwood The Diving Bell and the Butterfly "Taxi to the Dark Side"
Ann Hornaday "There Will Be Blood" Julian Schnabel The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Daniel-Day Lewis There Will Be Blood Julie Christie Away From Her Hal Holbrook Into the Wild Tilda Swinton Michael Clayton Tamara Jenkins The Savages Ronald Harwood The Diving Bell and the Butterfly "No End in Sight"
Desson Thomson "There Will Be Blood" Paul Thomas Anderson There Will Be Blood Daniel-Day Lewis There Will Be Blood Julie Christie Away From Her Casey Affleck The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Tilda Swinton Michael Clayton Tony Gilroy Michael Clayton Christopher Hampton Atonement "No End in Sight"
"...despite its vivid period setting bursts with contemporary political relevance..." - Ann Hornaday on "There Will Be Blood" "Directed with sensitivity, vision and unerring conviction..." - Ann Hornaday on Julian Schnabel Day-Lewis...even breathes with ferocious authenticity..." Ann Hornaday on Daniel Day-Lewis "That lambent gaze, the cascading hair, the dazzling smile..." - Ann Hornaday on Julie Christie "....Most indelible of all is Holbrook..." - Ann Hornaday on Hal Holbrook "...the very personification of female ambition and ambivalence..." - Ann Hornaday on Tilda Swinton "....a wry exercise in truth-telling in the midst of otherwise unspeakable taboos." - Ann Hornaday on "The Savages" "... fitting...that a novel so devoted to the precision and passionate love of language should be captured in a film that is almost too exquisite for words." - Ann Hornaday on "Atonement" "...portraits of shame and anger, over what the men did, why they did it and how, in the end, they were hung out to dry." - John Anderson on "Taxi to the Dark Side"

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