A corollary to “Behold the 85th Academy Awards”

As abashfulharvestman posted earlier, each of us created a list of our favorite Academy Awards won since 2000 in order to provide insight into what sorts of film and performances we tend to enjoy.  Here are my favorites:

1) There Will Be Blood (2007) Daniel Day-Lewis, Best Actor
2) Spirited Away (2002) Best Animated Feature
3) No Country For Old Men (2007) Best Picture, Coen Bros., Best Director, Coen Bros., Best Adapted Screenplay
4) Lost In Translation (2003) Sofia Coppola, Best Original Screenplay
5) The Dark Knight (2008) Heath Ledger, Best Supporting Actor
6) No Country For Old Men (2007) Javier Bardem, Best Supporting Actor
7) Bowling For Columbine (2002) Best Documentary
8) The Matrix (1999) Best Sound, Best Sound Effects Editing, Best Film Editing, and Best Visual Effects
9) There Will Be Blood (2007) Best Cinematography
10) Chicago (2002) Best Art Direction, Sound Mixing, Costume Design, Film Editing
11) Inglorious Basterds (2009) Christoph Waltz, Best Supporting Actor
12) Capote (2005) Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Best Actor
13) The Aviator (2004) Cate Blanchett, Best Supporting Actress
14) Sweeny Todd (2007) Best Art Direction
15) The Fighter (2010) Christian Bale, Best Supporting Actor
16) The Aviator (2004) Best Art Direction, Editing, Costume Design, Cinematography
17) The Incredibles (2004) Best Animated Feature
18) Milk (2008) Best Original Screenplay
19) Boys Don’t Cry (1999) Hillary Swank, Best Actress
20) Brokeback Mountain (2005) Ang Lee, Best Director
21) An Inconvenient Truth (2006) Best Documentary
22) The Hurt Locker (2008) Katherine Bigelow, Best Director, Best Film Editing
23) Man On Wire (2008) Best Documentary
24) Traffic (2000) Benicio Del Toro, Best Supporting Actor
25) Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) Best Art Direction, Cinematography, Art Design


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