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Oklahoma critics honor ‘Country’

'Norbit' given dubious honor

Joel and Ethan Coen’s “No Country for Old Men” took home a trio of trophies at the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards. The crime thriller nabbed honors for best film of 2007, supporting actor for Javier Bardem and directing for the brothers.

“Juno” star Ellen Page won for best actress and breakout performance.

Ben Affleck was given the best first feature prize for the drama “Gone Baby Gone,” which also boasted a supporting actress win for Amy Ryan.

The dregs of 2007 was also honored by the Oklahoma crix, which named “Norbit” the worst pic of 2007. The prize for not-so-obviously worst feature of the year was shared by “Youth Without Youth” and “Bee Movie.”

Best Film of 2007:
“No Country for Old Men” by Joel and Ethan Coen
Runners-up:
“Juno”
“Zodiac”
“Atonement”
“Michael Clayton”
“Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead”
“King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters”
“Gone Baby Gone”
“Once”
“Eastern Promises”

Best Foreign Film:
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” by Julian Schnabel

Best Documentary:
“The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters” by Seth Gordon

Best Directors:
Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, “No Country for Old Men”

Best Actress:
Ellen Page, “Juno”

Best Actor:
George Clooney, “Michael Clayton”

Best Supporting Actress:
Amy Ryan, “Gone Baby Gone”

Best Supporting Actor:
Javier Bardem, “No Country for Old Men”

Breakout Performance:
Ellen Page, “Juno”

Best Animated Film:
“Ratatouille” by Brad Bird

Best First Feature:
Ben Affleck, “Gone Baby Gone”

Obviously Worst Film:
“Norbit” by Brian Robbins

Not-So-Obviously Worst Film (tie):
“Youth Without Youth” by Francis Ford Coppola
“Bee Movie” by Steve Hickner and Simon J. Smith

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