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The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998)

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 - Presenter: 'L.A. Confidential' Film Clip
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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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23 March 1998 (USA)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)
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Ashley Judd walked onto the stage in a white dress with a high front slit and no panties and was briefly exposed on camera. See more »

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Deborah Lynn Scott - Winner: Best Costume Design: Thank you very much to the Academy. I am deeply honored to accept this award on the behalf of David LeVey, Beth Koenigsberg, Lahly Poore, Matt Reitsma, Dale Wibben, Dominic Gherardi, Jean Gold, and the rest of my remarkable costume crew. Their dedication, talent, friendship and guidance helped fulfill my dream to bring the spirit of Titanic and her passengers to life. Thank you, Jim Cameron, for the first-class passage. Thanks, Jon Landau and Rae Sanchini, for such fine navigation. For my ...
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Features The Great Ziegfeld (1936) See more »

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My Heart Will Go On
Written by James Horner and Will Jennings
Performed by Céline Dion
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My favorite Academy Awards show.
8 November 2003 | by (Lake Isabella, CA) – See all my reviews

This has always been my favorite Academy Awards show, the 70th show, and 70 years of Oscars. Hosted by Billy Crystal, James Cameron won the Best Director for the multi billion dollar motion picture Titanic which also won 10 additional Oscars, Kim Basinger won the Best Supporting Actress for her seductive role in LA Confeditial and Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt won the leading Best Actor and Best Actress awards for As Good as it Gets. Robin Williams also gave a wonderful performance and won the Best Supporting Actor award for Good Will Hunting. Newcomers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon won their Best Screenplay for Good Will Hunting, while Celin Dion sang her heart out for Titanic's song "My Heart Will Go On". Veteran director Stanley Donen took the Honary Award and then there was a sad memorial for the great actors who died in 1997 and 1998 among them included Robert Mitchum, Lloyd Bridges, Burgess Meredith, Toshiro Mifune, Brian Keith, William Hickey, Richard Jaeckel, J.T. Walsh, Will Hare, Billie Dove and James Stewart. A great show.


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