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THE 80TH OSCAR NOMINATIONS

Gloom and doom

Dark films get the nod as clouds loom over Academy Awards telecast

By Wesley Morris
Globe Staff / January 23, 2008

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There may or may not be an Oscars show, but there will be blood. Paul Thomas Anderson's not-that-bloody, critically adored film about the self-destruction of a California oil magnate, and "No Country for Old Men," Joel and Ethan Coen's grisly chase thriller, led yesterday's Academy Award nominations with eight apiece, including best picture. (Full article: 1197 words)

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