Friday, July 27, 2007

2006 Diva Cup Award Nominees

Here they are...the 2006 nominees for my annual Diva Cup Awards!

Best Picture
The Departed
Little Miss Sunshine
The Painted Veil

Best Actor
Matt Damon,
The Departed
Leonardo DiCaprio,
The Departed
Aaron Eckhart,
Thank You For Smoking
Ryan Gosling,
Half Nelson
Edward Norton, The Painted Veil

Best Actress
Penélope Cruz, Volver
Dame Judi Dench,
Notes on a Scandal
Dame Helen Mirren, The Queen
Gretchen Mol, The Notorious Bettie Page
Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada

Best Supporting Actor
Steve Carell, Little Miss Sunshine
Eddie Murphy, Dreamgirls
Jack Nicholson,
The Departed
Michael Sheen,
The Queen
Mark Wahlberg, The Departed

Best Supporting Actress
Lindsay Beamish, Shortbus
Abigail Breslin, Little Miss Sunshine
Jennifer Hudson, Dreamgirls
Ashley Johnson, Fast Food Nation
Rinko Kikuchi, Babel

Best Director
Bill Condon, Dreamgirls
Alfonso Cuarón,
Children of Men
Michel Gondry, The Science of Sleep
Christopher Nolan, The Prestige
Martin Scorsese, The Departed

Best Original Screenplay
Pedro Almodóvar, Volver
Michael Arndt, Little Miss Sunshine
Nicole Holofcener, Friends With Money
John Cameron Mitchell,
Peter Morgan, The Queen

Best Adapted Screenplay
Bill Condon, Dreamgirls
Todd Field, Tom Perrotta, Little Children
Patrick Marber, Notes on a Scandal
William Monahan, The Departed
Ron Nyswaner, The Painted Veil

Best Ensemble
The Departed
Little Miss Sunshine
Thank You For Smoking

Best Scene
Borat: Naked Fight
Dreamgirls: "And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going"
Little Miss Sunshine: The Dance
Notes on a Scandal: The Revelation
United 93: Fighting Back

Best Quote/Line Reading
"Here I am!" ~Cate Blanchett in Notes on a Scandal

"Is she a sphinx or simply stupid?" ~Dame Judi Dench in Notes on a Scandal

"It's about fairness, Curtis. It's about people paying their dues. Isn't that what you keep telling me? ‘Get in line, Effie. Wait your turn.’ So why am I sitting here without so much as a B side on a 45 when an amateur like Martin Luther King Jr. gets his own album? I mean, can he even sing?" ~Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls

"Maybe. Maybe not. Maybe fuck yourself." ~Mark Wahlberg in The Departed

"That is it! I’ve had it with these motherfucking snakes on this motherfucking plane!" ~Samuel L. Jackson in Snakes on a Plane

Breakthrough Performance
Abigail Breslin, Little Miss Sunshine
Sacha Baron Cohen,
Jennifer Hudson, Dreamgirls
Rinko Kikuchi,
Channing Tatum, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, Step Up

Best Diva
Kirsten Dunst as Marie Antoinette in Marie Antoinette
Jennifer Hudson as Effie White in Dreamgirls
Frances McDormand as Jane in Friends With Money
Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestley in The Devil Wears Prada
Mark Wahlberg as Sgt. Dignam in The Departed

The winners will be revealed in the coming week, so check back often to see if your favorite wins!


Samantha said...

of course you had to nominate Channing Tatum for something, didn't you? lol.....where's Jakie boy? Shame on you James Henry! ;)

sora said...

Was Jake in anything last year?

James Henry said...

Sadly, Jake was not in anything last year. Otherwise, he probably would have been nominated for something.