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Ohio critics praise ‘Old Men’

Coen brothers pic wins ensemble, best feature

The Coen brothers’ “No Country for Old Men” nabbed multiple prizes at the Central Ohio Film Critics Association Awards , including best pic, supporting actor for Javier Bardem, best director, ensemble and adapted screenplay.

Other top honors went to actors Daniel Day-Lewis for “There Will Be Blood,” and Ellen Page for “Juno.” Cate Blanchett was given a supporting nod for her work in “I’m Not There.”

Philip Seymour Hoffman won the actor of the year award for his efforts in “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead,’ “The Savages” and “Charlie Wilson’s War.”

Ohio critics also honored “Air Guitar Nation” as the best overlooked feature of 2007.

FILM:
“No Country for Old Men” by Joel and Ethan Coen
Runners-up:
“Das Leben der Anderen” (“The Lives of Others”)
“Juno”
“Once”
“There Will Be Blood”
“Lars and the Real Girl”
“3:10 to Yuma”
“The Savages”
“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
“Le Scaphandre et le papillon” (“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM:
“The Lives of Others” by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Runner-Up: “El Orfanato” (“The Orphanage”)

DOCUMENTARY:
“The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters” by Seth Gordon
Runners-Up (tie): “In the Shadow of the Moon” and “No End in Sight”

DIRECTOR: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, “No Country for Old Men”
Runner-Up: Paul Thomas Anderson, “There Will Be Blood”

ACTOR: Daniel Day-Lewis, “There Will Be Blood”
Runner-Up: Ryan Gosling, “Lars and the Real Girl”

ACTRESS: Ellen Page, “Juno”
Runner-Up: Amy Adams, “Enchanted”

SUPPORTING ACTOR: Javier Bardem, “No Country for Old Men”
Runner-Up: Ben Foster, “3:10 to Yuma”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Cate Blanchett, “I’m Not There”
Runner-Up: Emily Mortimer, “Lars and the Real Girl”

ENSEMBLE:
“No Country for Old Men”
Runner-Up: “3:10 to Yuma”

ACTOR OF THE YEAR (for an exemplary body of work): Philip Seymour Hoffman, “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead”, “Charlie Wilson’s War”, “The Savages”
Runner-Up: Josh Brolin, “American Gangster”, “Grindhouse”, “In the Valley of Elah”, “No Country for Old Men”

BREAKTHROUGH FILM ARTIST: Sarah Polley, “Away from Her”, for directing and screenwriting
Runner-Up: Ellen Page, “Juno”, for acting

SCREENPLAY – ORIGINAL: Diablo Cody, “Juno”
Runner-Up: Tamara Jenkins, “The Savages”

SCREENPLAY – ADAPTED: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, “No Country for Old Men”
Runner-Up: Paul Thomas Anderson, “There Will Be Blood”

ANIMATED FILM:
“Ratatouille” by Brad Bird
Runner-Up: “Paprika”

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Óscar Faura, “The Orphanage”
Runner-Up: Roger Deakins, “No Country for Old Men”

SCORE: Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, “Once”
Runner-Up: Dario Marianelli, “Atonement”

OVERLOOKED FILM:
“Air Guitar Nation” by Alexandra Lipsitz
Runner-Up: “The Lookout”

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