By Leah Rozen
Updated February 25, 2008 12:00 PM

Cate Blanchett
Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Julie Christie

Away from Her

Marion Cotillard

La Vie en Rose

Laura Linney

The Savages

Ellen Page


The ever radiant Christie was heartbreaking as a woman losing herself to Alzheimer’s in Away from Her. And how cool would it be for the four-time nominee to nab a second Oscar a record 43 years after winning in 1965 for Darling?