And the Oscar Goes to … Books!

no-country.jpgAcademy Awards nominations have been announced and, well, where would movies be without books? Here are some of the many based-on-books-you-can-buy-at-you-know-where movies that received Oscar nominations:

No Country for Old Men, based on the Cormac McCarthy book, was nominated for a bunch of awards including best picture.

“There Will Be Blood,” based on Upton Sinclair’s novel Oil!, earned nominations for a slew of awards, including best picture.

Atonement, based on Ian McEwan’s novel, was also nominated for best picture, among other awards.

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, based on the memoir by Jean-Dominique Bauby, was nominated for two awards, including best adapted screenplay.

Other movies based on books that had major nominations included Charlie Wilson’s War and Into the Wild.

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