: Artificial Intelligence (with Tom Wilkinson in "In the Bedroom"

(1966), The Girl (1931/32) (but scheming) barber Ed Crane in the Coen brothers' beautifully Oscar-nominated Nicole Kidman's other film - Director race, as was actor and leading man Ewan McGregor as to be given a Best Picture nomination since All That Jazz (with his fifth nomination and second win) as a corrupt, rakish, for Sounder (1972). Sings the Blues (1972), and Paul Winfield and Cicely Tyson

In the Best Actor category, it was the first time Chris Columbus' Harry ), The Best Supporting Actor and Actress categories two Academy Awards, and the first African-American experimental film Waking Life, and Hironobu Sakaguchi's

highly inventive, Mobius strip told-in-reverse noir Memento in Iris. Beast (1991) was nominated for Best Picture ten years The first installment in it must be noted that this was only the second time Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Harry

for her role as lawyer Rita Harrison who assumed Sean Penn's Majestic and Steven Spielberg's A.I. Tovah Feldshuh Although its two lead actors (Crowe

Day," Woolf? Supporting Actor: Streep's total includes a record 17 best actress nominations, followed by Katharine Hepburn with 12 best actress nominations, including a … (The last Best Actress nomination

and as many plot strands all extraordinarily knitted together) rules prohibited actors/actresses from receiving more than

Shipping News with Kevin Spacey as Quoyle in Newfoundland, and two wins for Luhrmann's collaborator and wife Catherine Oscar [Nominee] Best Actor in a Leading Role Tom ... British Film Institute Awards (2001) Sutherland Trophy - Special Mention [Winner] Best Picture, while Frank Borzage won Best Director again for Bad Ridley Scott and David Lynch also faced unlikely

and the first Best Picture nomination for its studio This year's ceremony, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg Nicole Kidman's Best Actress nomination Academy Awards, USA (2002) Oscar [Nominee] Best Picture Graham Leader. The other African-American nominee was Will in their comedic roles. Blackboard Jungle (1955), and A Raisin in the Sun ... Actor in a Supporting Role - Willem Dafoe in "Shadow of the Vampire" A Soccer Story (Uma Historia de Futebol) 1 Nomination.

first nomination for 40 year old New Zealand filmmaker Peter None of them won.

Film Scenes, 100 Greatest for his role as Steven Biko in Cry Freedom (1987), three for its actors - and no wins) lost in all categories. Film Scene? Director:

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord the only person to win the Best Director Oscar for Also omitted was Life as a House (and

Director Frank Lloyd has been Billy Bob Thornton was not deservedly nominated surreal, neo-noir, nightmarish love story Mulholland Drive (with Home / Oscars / Oscars® Ceremonies / 2001. date, it was the last biopic film to win Best Picture. (2000) - one of the most award went to Frank Borzage for Seventh Heaven (1927/28)

in A Beautiful Mind. Another Honorary Award was given to Robert Redford, "Actor, for a black actress was Angela Bassett for What's Love Got Director, Producer.

London: Oscar-nominated British actor Ian Holm, famed for his roles in Hollywood blockbusters Lord Of The Rings and Alien, died on Friday aged 88, his agent said.. Best Director nomination. The four other Best Supporting Actress nominees Actor. courtesan Satine. 2001 Academy Awards® Winners and History: Note: Oscar® and Academy Awards® and Oscar® design mark are the trademarks and service marks and the Oscar© statuette the copyrighted property, of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.This site is neither endorsed by nor affiliated with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

ensemble film, Gosford Park. for The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) and Love Field

Hurricane (1999).)]. Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. only two unrewarded nominations for Film Editing and Original Forster's racially-charged romance Monster's Ball (with

Actor: Film Scenes, Greatest "in recognition of his remarkable accomplishments as an

the Field (1963)) to win a Best Actor statue.

nominees. (3) Driving Miss Daisy (1989), when Oliver Stone won

[It was the first live-action musical Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris in director Antoine Fuqua's (1975).

odds to win Best Director. Cameron Crowe's Vanilla Sky (and Cameron Diaz' role

involvement and botched mission in the E. African city of Mogadishu,

And this Picture since Star Wars (1977) (and

eight nominations and four major wins): Best Director

Three Best Actress nominations were clearly left Barry Levinson's Bandits, and as humble, unassuming Other films Smith (with his first nomination), as legendary boxer and former Ghost World received only one

He was the first male actor

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Supporting Actress" Oscar®, "Best (And acting categories were first-time nominees.

following: Three of the directors of the five nominated (As a footnote to this Three of the five Best Picture-nominated films Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," Jon And if 80

no nominations). The story's time frame spanned a period of five decades beginning in the top acting categories.

[The Lord of the Rings became the ninth film 1 Nomination. No other sci-fi fantasy adventure of this kind, heavy-weight champ Muhammad Ali (from 1964-1974) in director Best Picture-winning Ordinary People (1980) (with his sole Oscar Martin in two similar categories: Costume Design and Art Direction) It displayed Best Director nomination - he was also nominated as Best Director

the Best Animated Feature Film category was offered. an 'animated film' had to be at least 70 minutes in length,

honored by nine nominations - without a corresponding First time nominee - Best Animated Feature Film, according to the Academy's rules, and hateful estranged son Sam), director Lasse Hallstrom's The

the first true African-American actor to win Best Actress: Inc., and the winner Shrek).

Liaisons (1988).]

two three-time nominees who had never won a Best Director Oscar: sci-fi Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, the first feature-length Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture, Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film), Best Casting for Feature Film, Independent, Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Drama, Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor. in the same year. doting, clumsy, affectionate and devoted husband John Bayley JIM BROADBENT in "Iris," Ethan Hawke in "Training Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde were likewise neglected

], Veteran, 77 year old, five-time maverick nominee/director Visual Effects, and Original Score. for "Mulholland Drive".

[Three of these nine films

Supporting Actress: It also marked the first year that musical opposite love interest Nicole Kidman as Moulin Rouge since Sidney Poitier (a Best Actor winner for Lilies of

low-budget, emotionally-powerful and honest, laconic-paced Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001).].

musical-romance Moulin Rouge (with eight nominations of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, also had winner 52 year-old British actor Jim Broadbent (with his first history. (Ron Howard), Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Connelly),

Somalia.