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Shrek 2 Actor: Three of the Best Picture nominees were biopics and based on real people: Barrieand Ray a biography of blind musician Ray Charles.
The other two were intimate character studies: The final tally of nominations and wins for each Best Picture nominee came down to an almost-even split in Oscar wins for Million Dollar Baby and The Aviator, with the former taking the top honors, although The Aviator had more total Oscars: The Return of the KingTitanicand The English Patientwith the nominations more or less evenly spread out, and no clear favorites or front-runners among most of the nominations.
According to box-office figures of combined attendance for this year compared to the last 20 years, this group of Best Picture nominees had an extremely low turn-out for viewing. Most of the top nominees this year - all considered too risky and unprofitable by the giant Hollywood studios - resorted to using outside funding and non-studio financing, but were ultimately able to sign with the big studios: Finding Neverland - followed the conventional studio development process, Miramax Sideways - promised budget cuts made the film attractive for Fox Searchlight The Aviator - funded by producer Graham King, then Miramax co-produced with Warner Bros.
Typical Hollywood films -- feel-good, big-budget blockbusters -- were not well represented within the nominees. The group of five directorial nominees set up a strong match-up between Martin Scorsese and Clint Eastwood.
Eastwood has now directed three Best Picture nominees and won two of them. The other Best Director nominees were: He became one of only five directors in history to have earned five nominations in the category without a win. Scorsese also has two other nominations, for his screenplays for GoodFellas and The Age of Innocence This defeat was the third time that Martin Scorsese lost the top directorial honor to an actor-turned-filmmaker - this also happened to him in he lost to Robert Redford for Ordinary People and in he lost to Kevin Costner for Dances With Wolves.
Four or five, since Foxx was nominated twice of the 20 acting nominees in were African-American nominees, besting the record of three nominated blacks that occurred in three different years: He also became only the second actor in Oscar history to receive Oscar nominations for two different performances in the same year - the first was Al Pacino in ].
The other Best Actor nominees were: The Curse of the Black Pearl Swank was only the fourth actress to win two Oscars for Best Actress by the age of 30 the previous two were Luise Rainer at age 28 and Jodie Foster at age 29 - Bette Davis also scored her second trophy at age 30 when she won Best Actress for Jezebel The other Best Actress nominees were a mix of first-time nominees and veteran-nominees: It was the first time that African-American actors won in both of their respective acting categories in the same year.
This was the second consecutive year in which the stars of The Shawshank Redemption have won Best Supporting Actor. Also, this was the second time in as many times that the Best Supporting Actor nominee from a Best Picture-winning Eastwood film won Gene Hackman won for Unforgiven The other Best Supporting Actor nominees were all first-time nominees: This marked the first time a performer won an Oscar for playing an Oscar-winning actress.
The other Best Supporting Actress nominees were: This was the first time no traditionally cel-animated films were nominated since The other nominees were: Throughout his career, he received four Oscar nominations for directing for 12 Angry MenDog Day AfternoonNetworkand The Verdictand a fifth for writing the adapted screenplay for Prince of the Citybut never won the top prize.
Oscar Snubs and Omissions: Three high-profile directors were overlooked: So were Best Director nominations for:In , three years before independence from Belgium, the majority ethnic group, the Hutus, overthrew the ruling Tutsi king.
Over the next several years, thousands of Tutsis were killed, and some , driven into exile in neighboring countries.
Migrants of African origin rest in a room at the interior ministry's Al-Nasr housing center for illegal immigrants in the port city of Zawiyah, located some 45 kilometers (28 miles) west of the.
1 • INTRODUCTION The Tutsi are a people who live in Rwanda, Burundi, and the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24, savings account to charity and hitchhikes to .
As regards evidence on the killings, there is no doubt that many Tutsi were killed, although mostly in sporadic bursts and localized vengeance killings, not as the result of a systematically planned operation of Hutu commanders.
This Learning Guide is dedicated to the memory of the victims and to the survivors, with hope for a better life for the people of Rwanda and the East Africa region.
Hotel Rwanda [cert 12A, mins] Based on a remarkable true story of bravery in the face of terror, Hotel Rwanda tells the tale of hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina, a Hutu, with powerful connections in Rwandan society. As regards evidence on the killings, there is no doubt that many Tutsi were killed, although mostly in sporadic bursts and localized vengeance killings, not as the result of a systematically planned operation of Hutu commanders. After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24, savings account to charity and hitchhikes to .