There Will Be Blood
First screened in January 2008; most recently screened in August 2012
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson. Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Dillon Freasier, Ciarán Hinds, Kevin J. O'Connor, Hans Howes, David Warshofsky, Tom Doyle, Sydney McCallister, David Willis, John Burton, Barry Del Sherman, Colton Woodward, Robert Hills, 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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