The People Have Spoken: Oscar Favorites Chosen In Survey From Blockbuster

15 Feb, 2008, 00:00 ET from Blockbuster Inc.

    DALLAS, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Academy may hand out the
 Oscars(R), but it's the people whose hearts are ultimately won by Academy
 Award(R) winning performances. And the people have spoken. In a survey
 conducted by e-Rewards on behalf of Blockbuster Inc., America has chosen
 the movies, actors and actresses they feel are most deserving of an Academy
 Award.
 
 
Among the top picks in the Oscars survey by Blockbuster were: -- Best Actor: Johnny Depp in "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" -- Best Actress: Ellen Page in "Juno" -- Best Supporting Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman in "Charlie Wilson's War" -- Best Supporting Actress: Ruby Dee in "American Gangster" -- Best Picture: "No Country for Old Men" (Complete survey results listed below.) To help movie lovers conduct their own informal surveys during at-home Oscar-watching parties and among friends and co-workers, Blockbuster is providing complimentary Academy Awards ballots. Ballots are now available at participating BLOCKBUSTER(R) stores and online at http://www.blockbuster.com while supplies last.
People's Picks for 2008 Academy Awards -- Complete Survey Results Best Motion Picture of the Year -- "No Country for Old Men" (20 percent) -- "Juno" (18 percent) -- "Atonement" (16 percent) -- "Michael Clayton" (14 percent) -- "There Will Be Blood" (10 percent) Best Actor in a Leading Role -- Johnny Depp in "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (27 percent) -- George Clooney in "Michael Clayton" (24 percent) -- Daniel Day Lewis in "There Will Be Blood" (15 percent) -- Tommy Lee Jones in "In The Valley of Elah" (7 percent) -- Viggo Mortensen in "Eastern Promises" (6 percent) Best Actress in a Leading Role -- Ellen Page in "Juno" (30 percent) -- Cate Blanchett in "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" (27 percent) -- Julie Christie in "Away from Her" (9 percent) -- Marion Cotillard in "La Vie en Rose" (5 percent) -- Laura Linney in "The Savages" (4 percent) Best Actor in a Supporting Role -- Philip Seymour Hoffman in "Charlie Wilson's War" (23 percent) -- Javier Bardem in "No Country for Old Men" (21 percent) -- Hal Holbrook in "Into The Wild" (12 percent) -- Casey Affleck in "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" (12 percent) -- Tom Wilkinson in "Michael Clayton" (8 percent) Best Actress in a Supporting Role -- Ruby Dee in "American Gangster" (24 percent) -- Cate Blanchett in "I'm Not There" (17 percent) -- Saoirse Ronan in "Atonement" (14 percent) -- Tilda Swinton in "Michael Clayton" (10 percent) -- Amy Ryan in "Gone Baby Gone" (9 percent) The above results are from a January 2008 omnibus survey conducted by e-Rewards on behalf of Blockbuster Inc. About Blockbuster Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) is a leading global provider of in-home movie and game entertainment, with more than 7,800 stores throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. The company may be accessed worldwide at http://www.blockbuster.com.

SOURCE Blockbuster Inc.
    DALLAS, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Academy may hand out the
 Oscars(R), but it's the people whose hearts are ultimately won by Academy
 Award(R) winning performances. And the people have spoken. In a survey
 conducted by e-Rewards on behalf of Blockbuster Inc., America has chosen
 the movies, actors and actresses they feel are most deserving of an Academy
 Award.
 
 
Among the top picks in the Oscars survey by Blockbuster were: -- Best Actor: Johnny Depp in "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" -- Best Actress: Ellen Page in "Juno" -- Best Supporting Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman in "Charlie Wilson's War" -- Best Supporting Actress: Ruby Dee in "American Gangster" -- Best Picture: "No Country for Old Men" (Complete survey results listed below.) To help movie lovers conduct their own informal surveys during at-home Oscar-watching parties and among friends and co-workers, Blockbuster is providing complimentary Academy Awards ballots. Ballots are now available at participating BLOCKBUSTER(R) stores and online at http://www.blockbuster.com while supplies last.
People's Picks for 2008 Academy Awards -- Complete Survey Results Best Motion Picture of the Year -- "No Country for Old Men" (20 percent) -- "Juno" (18 percent) -- "Atonement" (16 percent) -- "Michael Clayton" (14 percent) -- "There Will Be Blood" (10 percent) Best Actor in a Leading Role -- Johnny Depp in "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (27 percent) -- George Clooney in "Michael Clayton" (24 percent) -- Daniel Day Lewis in "There Will Be Blood" (15 percent) -- Tommy Lee Jones in "In The Valley of Elah" (7 percent) -- Viggo Mortensen in "Eastern Promises" (6 percent) Best Actress in a Leading Role -- Ellen Page in "Juno" (30 percent) -- Cate Blanchett in "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" (27 percent) -- Julie Christie in "Away from Her" (9 percent) -- Marion Cotillard in "La Vie en Rose" (5 percent) -- Laura Linney in "The Savages" (4 percent) Best Actor in a Supporting Role -- Philip Seymour Hoffman in "Charlie Wilson's War" (23 percent) -- Javier Bardem in "No Country for Old Men" (21 percent) -- Hal Holbrook in "Into The Wild" (12 percent) -- Casey Affleck in "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" (12 percent) -- Tom Wilkinson in "Michael Clayton" (8 percent) Best Actress in a Supporting Role -- Ruby Dee in "American Gangster" (24 percent) -- Cate Blanchett in "I'm Not There" (17 percent) -- Saoirse Ronan in "Atonement" (14 percent) -- Tilda Swinton in "Michael Clayton" (10 percent) -- Amy Ryan in "Gone Baby Gone" (9 percent) The above results are from a January 2008 omnibus survey conducted by e-Rewards on behalf of Blockbuster Inc. About Blockbuster Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) is a leading global provider of in-home movie and game entertainment, with more than 7,800 stores throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. The company may be accessed worldwide at http://www.blockbuster.com. SOURCE Blockbuster Inc.

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