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Jason Overbeck occasionally writes about Movies and Music at his website Bentclouds and is very excited about participating in the Muriel Awards for the first time this year. He lives in Los Angeles and is now hard at work corrupting his soul in the movie industry.

Best Feature-Length Film
1. There Will Be Blood
2. No Country For Old Men
3. I’m Not There
4. Private Fears in Public Places
5. Grindhouse
6. Zodiac
7. Offside
8. Into the Wild
9. Private Property
10. Bug

Best Lead Performance, Male
1. Daniel Day Lewis – There Will Be Blood
2. Michael Shannon - Bug
3. Joaquin Phoenix – We Own the Night
4. Michael Cera - Superbad
5. Casey Affleck – Gone Baby Gone

Best Lead Performance, Female
1. Anna Faris – [Smiley Face]
2. Marina Hands – Lady Chatterley
3. Amy Adams - Enchanted
4. Isabelle Huppert – Private Property
5. Ashley Judd – Bug

Best Supporting Performance, Male
1. Mark Ruffalo - Zodiac
2. Hal Holbrook – Into the Wild
3. Philip Seymour Hoffman – Charlie Wilson’s War
4. Brian F. O’Byrne - Bug
5. Kurt Russell – Grindhouse

Best Supporting Performance, Female
1. Cate Blanchett – I’m Not There
2. Caroline Dhavernas - Breach
3. Marie-Josee Croze – The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4. Emily Mortimer – Lars and the Real Girl
5. Emma Stone – Superbad

Best Direction
1. Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Eli Roth, Edgar Wright, Rob Zombie – Grindhouse (esp. Tarantino’s work on Death Proof)
2. Paul Thomas Anderson – There Will Be Blood
3. Joel & Ethan Coen – No Country For Old Men
4. David Fincher - Zodiac
5. Todd Haynes – I’m Not There

Best Screenplay (original or adapted)
1. Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Eli Roth, Edgar Wright, Rob Zombie – Grindhouse (esp. Tarantino’s work on Death Proof)
2. Paul Thomas Anderson – There Will Be Blood
3. Joel & Ethan Coen – No Country For Old Men
4. Todd Haynes & Oren Moverman – I’m Not There
5. Joachim Lafosse & Francois Pirot – Private Property

Best Cinematography
1. Harris Savides - Zodiac
2. Harris Savides – Margot at the Wedding
3. Eric Gautier – Private Fears in Public Places
4. Robert Elswit – There Will Be Blood
5. Alwin H. Kuchler – Sunshine

Best Music (original, adapted, or compiled)
1. Johnny Greenwood – There Will Be Blood
2. Compiled – Grindhouse/Death Proof
3. John Murphy & Underworld - Sunshine
4. David Shire - Zodiac
5. John Murphy – 28 Weeks Later

Best Cinematic Moment
1. Ship’s Mast – Grindhouse/Death Proof
2. A Bastard in a Basket – There Will Be Blood
3. Snowing Inside – Private Fears in Public Places
4. Head-On Collision – Grindhouse/Death Proof
5. Hotel Shoot-out – No Country For Old Men
6. Ballad of a Thin Man – I’m Not There
7. Master Conspiracy Theory - Bug
8. Waking Alone at the Spa – Hostel II
9. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star - Joshua
10. Final Scene – There Will Be Blood

Best Cinematic Breakthrough
1. Ben Affleck – Gone Baby Gone
2. Zabou Breitman – The Man in My Life
3. Zoe Bell - Grindhouse
4. Christopher Mintz-Plasse - Superbad
5. Diablo Cody – Juno

Best Body of Work
1. Harris Savides – Zodiac/Margot at the Wedding/American Gangster
2. Josh Brolin – No Country For Old Men/Grindhouse/American Gangster/In the Valley of Elah
3. Eric Gautier – Private Fears in Public Places/Into the Wild
4. Philip Seymour Hoffman – Charlie Wilson’s War/The Savages/Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
5. Eli Roth – Hostel II/Grindhouse’s Thanksgiving

Best Ensemble Performance
1. Bug
2. I’m Not There
3. Into the Wild
4. No Country For Old Men
5. Private Fears in Public Places

Best new DVD Release
1. Mario Bava Box Set 1 & 2
2. Berlin Alexanderplatz
3. Ace in the Hole

10th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1997
1. Boogie Nights
2. Jackie Brown
3. Funny Games
4. L.A. Confidential
5. Good Will Hunting

25th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1982
1. Fanny and Alexander
2. 48 Hrs.
3. Tenebrae
4. The Thing
5. An Officer and a Gentleman

50th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1957
1. Sweet Smell of Success
2. Paths of Glory
3. The Tall T
4. Throne of Blood
5. Bridge on the River Kwai

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