Davis Awards 2007 - The Awards Circuit - By Clayton Davis

Davis Awards 2007

Best Motion Picture

  • “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford” – Jules Daly; Dede Gardner; Brad Pitt; Ridley Scott; David Valdes
  • “Atonement” – Tim Bevan; Eric Fellner; Paul Webster
  • “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead” – Michael Cerenzie; William S. Gilmore; Brian Linse; Paul Parmar
  • “Into the Wild” – Art Linson; Sean Penn; William Pohlad
  • “Once” – Martina Niland

Best Achievement in Directing

  • Joel Coen & Ethan Coen – “No Country for Old Men”
  • Andrew Dominik – “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”
  • Sidney Lumet – “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead”
  • Sean Penn – “Into the Wild”
  • Joe Wright – “Atonement”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

  • Daniel Day-Lewis – “There Will Be Blood”
  • Emile Hirsch – “Into the Wild”
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman – “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead”
  • James McAvoy – “Atonement”
  • Brad Pitt – “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

  • Julie Christie – “Away from Her”
  • Marketa Irglova – “Once”
  • Angelina Jolie – “A Mighty Heart”
  • Keira Knightley – “Atonement”
  • Ellen Page – “Juno”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Casey Affleck – “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”
  • Javier Bardem – “No Country for Old Men”
  • Ben Foster – “3:10 to Yuma”
  • Ethan Hawke – “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead”
  • Hal Holbrook – “Into the Wild”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Jennifer Garner – “Juno”
  • Catherine Keener – “Into the Wild”
  • Kelly MacDonald – “No Country for Old Men”
  • Vanessa Redgrave – “Atonement”
  • Amy Ryan – “Gone Baby Gone”

Best Original Screenplay

  • Kelly Masterson – “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead”
  • Diablo Cody – “Juno”
  • Judd Apatow – “Knocked Up”
  • Nancy Oliver – “Lars and the Real Girl”
  • John Carney – “Once”

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Andrew Dominik – “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”
  • Christopher Hampton – “Atonement”
  • Tony Gilroy, Scott Z. Burns & George Nolfi – “The Bourne Ultimatum”
  • Ben Affleck & Aaron Stockard – “Gone Baby Gone”
  • Joel Coen & Ethan Coen – “No Country for Old Men”

Best Performance by a Cast Ensemble

  • “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”
  • “Atonement”
  • “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead”
  • “Gone Baby Gone”
  • “Into the Wild”

Best Original Score

  • Marco Beltrami – “3:10 to Yuma”
  • Dario Marianelli – “Atonement”
  • Carter Burwell – “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead”
  • Michael Brook, Kaki King, Eddie Vedder – “Into the Wild”
  • Jonny Greenwood – “There Will Be Blood”

Best Film Editing

  • Paul Tothill – “Atonement”
  • Curtiss Clayton & Dylan Tichenor – “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”
  • Christopher Rouse – “The Bourne Ultimatum”
  • Jay Kassidy – “Into the Wild”
  • Dylan Tichenor – “There Will Be Blood”

Best Cinematography

  • Roger Deakins – “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”
  • Seamus McGarvey – “Atonement”
  • Janusz Kaminski – “The Diving Bell & the Butterfly”
  • Eric Gautier – “Into the Wild”
  • Robert Elswit – “There Will Be Blood”

Best Costume Design

  • Patricia Norris – “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”
  • Jacqueline Durran – “Atonement”
  • Sharen Davis – “The Great Debaters”
  • Colleen Atwood – “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
  • Mark Bridges – “There Will Be Blood”

Best Art Direction

  • “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”
  • “Atonement”
  • “The Great Debaters”
  • “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
  • “There Will Be Blood”

Best Sound

  • “3:10 to Yuma”
  • “Atonement”
  • “The Bourne Ultimatum”
  • “Once”
  • “Transformers”

Best Song From/Used in a Motion Picture

  • “Raise Me Up” from “August Rush”
  • “Guaranteed” from “Into the Wild”
  • “The Hill” from “Once”
  • “Lies” from “Once”
  • “Falling Slowly” from “Once”
Honorable Mentions
  • “3:10 to Yuma”
  • “Away from Her”
  • “The Bourne Ultimatum”
  • “For the Bible Tells Me So”
  • “Gone Baby Gone”
  • “The Great Debaters”
  • “Juno”
  • “Lars and the Real Girl”
  • “Knocked Up”
  • “No Country for Old Men”
  • “Ratatouille”
  • “There Will Be Blood”
Clayton Davis (1579 Posts)

Clayton Davis is the respected and esteemed AwardsCircuit.com editor. Clayton has become a proud member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to awards season show, The Critics Choice Movie Awards. Most recently, Clayton is a now an active member of the International Press Academy, which hosts the popular Satellite Awards as well as the newly integrated Broadcast Television Journalists Association, which hosts the Critics Choice Television Awards.