Nominated for Best Picture, Best Art Direction and Best Cinematography. I can easily see it winning the last two. In spite of the war theme this is such a feel good movie. Beautifully filmed and reminded me of movies from the 40's. Happy endings are good.
"Fargo" in 1996 by Joel Coen (St Louis Park 1954) and Ethan Coen (St Louis Park 1957). American dark comedy-crime film. Frances McDormand is a pregnant police chief who investigates a series of homicides. The film won two Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Actress (McDormand), and was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematography and Best Film Editing.
There Will Be Blood (2007), Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Dillon Freasier, Russell Harvard, Ciaran Hinds, Kevin J. O'Connor; directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Day-Lewis won an Oscar for Best Actor, and Robert Elswit won for Best Cinematography; film got six other nominations.