There Will Be Blood

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson. Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Dillon Freasier, Ciarán Hinds, Kevin J. O'Connor, David Warshofsky, Colton Woodward, Sydney McCallister, Russell Harvard, Colleen Foy. Screenplay: Paul Thomas Anderson (based on the novel Oil! by Upton Sinclair).


Photo © 2007 Paramount Vantage/Miramax Films
Not yet reviewed in full. B+


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis
Best Adapted Screenplay: Paul Thomas Anderson
Best Cinematography: Robert Elswit
Best Art Direction: Jack Fisk
Best Film Editing: Dylan Tichenor
Best Sound Effects: Matthew Wood

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Actor (Drama): Daniel Day-Lewis

Other Awards:
Berlin Film Festival: Best Director; Outstanding Artistic Contribution (Jonny Greenwood, composer)
Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Actor (Day-Lewis)
American Society of Cinematographers: Best Cinematography (Elswit)
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Day-Lewis); Best Cinematography (Robert Elswit)
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (Day-Lewis); Best Production Design (Jack Fisk)
National Society of Film Critics: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (Day-Lewis); Best Cinematography (Robert Elswit)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Actor (Day-Lewis)

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