The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998)

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An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.

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Himself - Winner: Best Original Screenplay
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Himself - Presenter: 'L.A. Confidential' Film Clip
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Himself - Presenter: Best Original Dramatic Score
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Herself - Presenter: Best Makeup
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Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Presenter: Best Director
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Himself - Winner: Best Sound Editing
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An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.

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Himself - Winner: Best Visual Effects: Well, this winning thing is pretty damn okay, that's all I can say. I'd like to absolutely thank Jim Cameron for letting us be a part of motion picture history. It's just fantastic. Jon Landau and Rae Sanchini, thanks for the incredible support. I want to be the first to congratulate Digital Domain, Cari Thomas, Mark Forker, Erik Nash, our friends at VIFX for Academy Award-winning work on this film. And I'd like to thank my lovely wife Cynthia.
Himself - Winner: Best Visual Effects: I'd really like to thank my entire crew. Without ...
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How better to contrast "Titanic" than with the Lewinsky thing?
13 January 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

It would never have occurred to me to nominate "Titanic" for Best Picture; I say that "In & Out" was the best movie of 1997 (it certainly made Kevin Kline my favorite actor). Even ignoring that, "LA Confidential" and "Good Will Hunting" were better than "Titanic" (and they completely snubbed "Amistad"). What I really liked about "The 70th Annual Academy Awards" was how Billy Crystal related everything to the Monica Lewinsky scandal (although there was no reason for him to rag on "Mars Attacks!").

But probably the best single line was Robin Williams's acceptance speech: "Thank you Ben and Matt. I still wanna see some ID."; only Robin Williams could think of that! The low point was James Cameron's overblown "I'm the king of the world" comment. But either way, it's just neat seeing Jack Nicholson's various faces when he attends. And I noticed that each of the Best Picture nominees - including "The Full Monty" - took home at least one Oscar. As for the collection of surviving winners, it affirmed that Faye Dunaway is still really hot! All in all, a pretty good night.


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