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No Country is 2007 OFCC Best Picture

December 27, 2007 (5:02 am) GMT
As the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle announced its 2nd Annual Awards winners, 'No Country for Old Men' is once more chosen to be 2007 Best Picture.

"" once again scored big as it took home three prizes from the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. On OFCC second annual awards, the movie critics' favorite film was announced to be the Best Film 2007 and at the same event, its directors, Ethan and Joel Coen, and one of its stars, , each garnered kudos for Best Director(s) and Best Supporting Actor.

Apart from the accomplishment of "No Country" getting multiple awards, the drama comedy "" and the drama mystery "" both snagged two awards. While "Juno" brought double prizes for for Best Actress and Breakout Performance, "Gone Baby Gone" earned Best First Feature prize and Best Supporting Actress award.

Concerning several winners, the founding president of the critics' organization Kathryn Jenson White remarked, "The honorees this year were pretty decided in all categories, but those who came in second were the favorites of many. Our voting system led to strong leads for 'Juno''s Ellen Page as both Best Actress and Breakout Performance. However, in '' had passionate support from several. While 's performance in '' was excellent, members pushed, too, for in '' and in '.'"

Unlike any other film critics, the OFCC also named films that disappointed aside from announcing the Best awards. This year, "" was given title of Obviously Worst Film, while "" and "" were tied for Not-So-Obviously Worst Film. Regarding the naming of the three films as the Worst ones, Jenson White said, "As professional moviegoers, we see many more unsuccessful films than successful ones. The Not-So-Obviously Worst Film category contains films that, as this year's choices show, have great talent behind them but contain some sort of fatal flaw."

The complete list of the winners of Oklahoma Film Critics Circle 2007 Film Awards:

Top Ten Films:

  1. "No Country for Old Men"
  2. "Juno"
  3. ""
  4. ""
  5. "Michael Clayton"
  6. "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead"
  7. ""
  8. "Gone Baby Gone"
  9. ""
  10. "Eastern Promises"

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