THE 39th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS

 
THE 39th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS MOVIE NOMINATIONS

 

 

Fox is set to air the live awards presentation on Feb. 14 2008
 
Motion Picture
"American Gangster" (Universal),"The Great Debaters" (The Weinstein Co.), "I Am Legend" (Warner Bros.),"Talk To Me" (Focus Features),"Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?" (Lionsgate Films)
 
Independent or Foreign Film
‘A Mighty Heart’ (Paramount Vantage),’Dirty Laundry’ (Codeblack Entertainment),’Honeydripper’ (Emerging Pictures),’My Brother’ (Codeblack Entertainment),’Persepolis’ (Sony Pictures Classics)
 
Actor in a Motion Picture
Columbus Short – "Stomp The Yard" (Screen Gems), Denzel Washington – "The Great Debaters" (The Weinstein Co.) Don Cheadle – "Talk To Me" (Focus Features), Terrence Howard – "Pride" (Lionsgate Films), Will Smith – "I Am Legend" (Warner Bros.)
 
Actress in a Motion Picture
Angelina Jolie – "A Mighty Heart" (Paramount Vantage), Halle Berry – "Things We Lost In the Fire" (Dreamworks), Jill Scott – "Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?" (Lionsgate Films), Jurnee Smollett – "The Great Debaters" (The Weinstein Co.), Taraji P. Henson – "Talk To Me" (Focus Features)
 
Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Chiwetel Ejiofor – "Talk To Me" (Focus Features), Denzel Whitaker – "The Great Debaters" (The Weinstein Co.), Forest Whitaker – "The Great Debaters" (The Weinstein Co.), Nate Parker – "The Great Debaters" (The Weinstein Co.), Tyler Perry – "Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?" (Lionsgate Films)
 
Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Janet Jackson – "Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?" (Lionsgate Films), Loretta Devine – "This Christmas" (Screen Gems), Meagan Good – "Stomp The Yard" (Screen Gems), Queen Latifah – "Hairspray" (New Line), Ruby Dee – "American Gangster" (Universal)
 
Documentary
"Bastards of the Party" (HBO), "Darfur Now" (Warner Independent Pictures), "Desert Bayou" (Cinema Libre Productions), "Price of Sugar" (Mitropolous Films), "Sicko" (The Weinstein Co.)
 
In the TV comedy categories, Ugly Betty and Everybody Hates Chris both scored multiple nominations, including outstanding comedy. TV drama nominations were fairly spread out, with Grey’s Anatomy, The Unit, Lincoln Heights, and K-Ville each earning multiple nods. For music, the outstanding male artist nominations went to Chris Brown, Common, Kanye West, Prince, and Seal, while the outstanding female artist nods went to Alicia Keys, Aretha Franklin, Beyonce, Jill Scott, and Mary J. Blige.
 
 
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Posted on January 13, 2008, in Television and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Nice preview.  Thanks.  Peace.

  2. Excellent year and choices for the NAACP nominations this time – I wonder, are the catergories for Indy/Foreign Flim and Documentary new? –

  3. Has anyone heard of Persepolis. I am curious about it since the NYT did an article on it.

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