The Nominees Are…

Here are the 2006 Academy Award nominations. I’m still collecting my thoughts so I’ll share my opinions later.

BEST PICTURE
Brokeback Mountain
Capote
Crash
Good Night, and Good Luck
Munich

DIRECTOR
Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain
Bennett Miller, Capote
Paul Haggis, Crash
George Clooney, Good Night, and Good Luck
Steven Spielberg, Munich

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote
Terrence Howard, Hustle & Flow
Heath Ledger, Brokeback Mountain
Joaquin Phoenix, Walk the Line
David Strathairn, Good Night, and Good Luck

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Judi Dench, Mrs. Henderson Presents
Felicity Huffman, Transamerica
Keira Knightley, Pride & Prejudice
Charlize Theron, North Country
Reese Witherspoon, Walk the Line

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
George Clooney, Syriana
Matt Dillon, Crash
Paul Giamatti, Cinderella Man
Jake Gyllenhaal, Brokeback Mountain
William Hurt, A History of Violence

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Amy Adams, Junebug
Catherine Keener, Capote
Frances McDormand, North Country
Rachel Weisz, The Constant Gardener
Michelle Williams, Brokeback Mountain

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco, Crash
George Clooney and Grant Heslov, Good Night, and Good Luck
Woody Allen, Match Point
Noah Baumbach, The Squid and the Whale
Stephen Gaghan, Syriana

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, Brokeback Mountain
Dan Futterman, Capote
Jeffrey Caine, The Constant Gardener
Josh Olsen, A History of Violence
Tony Kushner and Eric Roth, Munich

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Don’t Tell (Italy)
Joyeux Noël (France)
Paradise Now (Palestine)
Sophie Scholl (Germany)
Tsotsi (South Africa)

ANIMATED FEATURE
Howl’s Moving Castle
Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

ORIGINAL SCORE
Gustavo Santaolalla, Brokeback Mountain
Alberto Iglesias, The Constant Gardener
John Williams, Memoirs of a Geisha
John Williams, Munich
Dario Marianelli, Pride & Prejudice

ORIGINAL SONG
In the Deep from Crash
It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp from Hustle & Flow
Travelin’ Thru from Transamerica

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Darwin’s Nightmare
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
March of the Penguins
Murderball
Street Fight

Complete List of Nominations

Read My Reviews:

Brokeback Mountain

Crash

Good Night and Good Luck

Walk the Line

Pride and Prejudice

Syriana

The Constant Gardener

Match Point

March of the Penguins

Murderball

2 thoughts on “The Nominees Are…”

  1. From what I recall it seems you were spot on with most of them.Ok when you are this famous movie critic remmeber to throw in your blog moniker so we could be proud of you:)

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