Alternate Oscars: 2004

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1.
The Aviator (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s. (170 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ BEST PICTURE

Nominees:
A Very Long Engagement
The Sea Inside
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Million Dollar Baby ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
2.
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One. (133 mins.)
“ BEST DIRECTOR - Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Nominees:
Michel Gondry - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Clint Eastwood - Million Dollar Baby
Martin Scorsese - The Aviator
Alejandro Amenábar - The Sea Inside ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
3.
The Aviator (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s. (170 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ BEST ACTOR - Leonardo Di Caprio

Nominees:
Javier Bardem - The Sea Inside
Bruno Ganz - Downfall
Jim Carrey - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Clint Eastwood - Million Dollar Baby ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
4.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with. (108 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
“ BEST ACTRESS - Kate Winslet

Nominees:
Hilary Swank - Million Dollar Baby
Audrey Tautou - A Very Long Engagement
Ziyi Zhang - House of Flying Daggers
Catalina Sandino Moreno - Maria Full of Grace ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
5.
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional. (132 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - Morgan Freeman

Nominees:
Brad Bird - The Incredibles
Celso Bugallo - The Sea Inside
Alan Alda - The Aviator
Alan Rickman - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
6.
The Aviator (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s. (170 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Cate Blanchett

Nominees:
Belén Rueda - The Sea Inside
Kate Winslet - Finding Neverland
Corinna Harfouch - Downfall
Marion Cotillard - A Very Long Engagement ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
7.
The Aviator (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s. (170 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ BEST CASTING

Nominees:
Million Dollar Baby
A Very Long Engagement
The Sea Inside
Finding Neverland ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
8.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with. (108 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
The Incredibles
The Sea Inside
The Aviator
House of Flying Daggers ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
9.
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One. (133 mins.)
“ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Finding Neverland
Million Dollar Baby
Downfall
Sideways ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
10.
The Aviator (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s. (170 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ BEST EDITING

Nominees:
Million Dollar Baby
A Very Long Engagement
Finding Neverland
House of Flying Daggers ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
11.
The Aviator (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s. (170 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Nominees:
A Very Long Engagement
House of Flying Daggers
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
The Sea Inside ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
12.
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune. (108 mins.)
Director: Brad Silberling
“ BEST ART DIRECTION

Nominees:
The Aviator
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
A Very Long Engagement
Finding Neverland ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
13.
Troy (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved. (163 mins.)
“ BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Nominees:
The Aviator
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Finding Neverland
House of Flying Daggers ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
14.
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune. (108 mins.)
Director: Brad Silberling
“ BEST MAKE-UP & HAIR

Nominees:
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
The Sea Inside
The Aviator
King Arthur ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
15.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry. (142 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
“ BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Nominees:
Spider-Man 2
The Day After Tomorrow
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Troy ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
16.
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem. (119 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
“ BEST SCORE

Nominees:
The Village
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Finding Neverland
A Very Long Engagement ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
17.
Shrek 2 (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres. (93 mins.)
“ BEST SOUNDTRACK/ADAPTED SCORE

Nominees:
Ella Enchanted
Ray
The Phantom of the Opera
De-Lovely ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
18.
The Polar Express (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ BEST SONG - "Believe"

Nominees:
The Chorus - "Look To Your Path"
House of Flying Daggers - "Lovers"
King Arthur - "Tell Me Now"
Troy - "Remember" ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
19.
Ella Enchanted (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new step-family in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling. (96 mins.)
Director: Tommy O'Haver
“ BEST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY

Nominees:
De-Lovely ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
20.
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius. (127 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ BEST SOUND

Nominees:
The Incredibles
The Polar Express
The Aviator
Ray ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
21.
The Incredibles (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. (115 mins.)
Director: Brad Bird
“ BEST SOUND EDITING

Nominees:
The Polar Express
Spider-Man 2
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
The Bourne Supremacy ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
22.
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive. (108 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ BEST STUNTS

Nominees:
House of Flying Daggers
Around the World in 80 Days
Troy
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
23.
The Incredibles (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. (115 mins.)
Director: Brad Bird
“ BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Nominees:
Shrek 2
The Polar Express ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
24.
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One. (133 mins.)
“ BEST FOREIGN FILM

Nominees:
The Sea Inside
House of Flying Daggers
Downfall
Maria Full of Grace ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting