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The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999)

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Herself - Host / Presenter: Best Costume Design / Gene Siskel Tribute
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Himself - Presenter: Best Documentary Short and Best Documentary Feature
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Himself - Special Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
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Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Nominee: Best Original Screenplay
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Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Foreign Language Film / Nominee: Best Original Screenplay
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Herself - Presenter: Memorial Tribute
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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All of the 5 Best Picture nominees were period films, and represented two distinct eras - 16th century England (Elizabeth (1998), and Shakespeare in Love (1998)), and World War II (the European theatre: Saving Private Ryan (1998) and Life Is Beautiful (1997), and the Pacific theatre: The Thin Red Line (1998)). See more »

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Himself - Winner: Best Sound Mixing: For a whole generation that has never had to experience war, "Saving Private Ryan" powerfully and nobly demonstrates the horror of what that is.
Himself - Winner: Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing: I came back; I have more thanking of Steven to do. Steven, your eloquence with filmmaking made this film an indelible experience both to watch and to work on. I want to thank everyone at Skywalker Sound again. The people of Todd-AO West, Richard Hymns and a wonderful editorial crew. Paramount, DreamWorks, Marty Cohen. The entire sound crew strived to ...
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Follows The 46th Annual Academy Awards (1974) See more »

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Performed by Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston
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the one big mistake committed by the Academy this year was giving Best Picture to "Shakespeare in Love". "Saving Private Ryan" was by far the more deserving film. I'm happy that Spielberg won the Oscar for Best Director for this film. I was also happy seeing Roberto Benigni win for Best Actor since I'm italian. I think there were some really good movies nominated this year, certainly better than in 2001 and this year, 2002. But I still believe "Shakespeare in Love" is a most overrated movie.


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