The nominees for the 80th academy awards were announced this morning.
The five nominees for best picture: "No Country for Old Men", "There Will Be Blood", "Atonement," "Juno," and "Michael Clayton."
The nominees for best actor are George Clooney for "Michael Clayton," Daniel Day-Lewis for "There Will Be Blood," Johnny Depp for "Sweeney Todd" Viggo Mortensen for "Eastern Promises" and Tommy Lee Jones for "In the Valley of Elah."
Best-actress nominees ARE Cate Blanchett, "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"; Julie Christie, "Away From Her"; Marion Cotillard, "La Vie En Rose"; Laura Linney, "The Savages"; and Ellen Page, "Juno."
"No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood" are the leaders with eight Academy Awards nominations each.
Organizers insist the Oscars will go on February 24th, with or without the writers who remain on strike.
Click the video link to hear some of the other nominations.