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The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005)

Films nominated for the annual awards include The Aviator (2004), Finding Neverland (2004), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Ray (2004) and Sideways (2004).
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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »
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Himself - Host
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Himself - Nominee: Best Supporting Actor
Jo Allen ...
Herself - Nominee: Best Makeup
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Himself - Winner: Best Foreign Language Film
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Herself - Winner: Best Live Action Short
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Himself - Performer: 'Al Otro Lado Del Río'
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Herself - Presenter: Song Nominee 'Look To Your Path (Vois Sur Ton Chemin)'
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Himself - Winner: Best Sound Mixing
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role & Presenter: Memorial Tribute
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Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
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Herself - Presenter: Best Art Direction
Jerry Bick ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Himself - Winner: Best Animated Feature winner / Edna Mode - Co-Presenter: Best Costume Design (voice)
Pierre Bismuth ...
Himself - Winner: Best Original Screenplay
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Herself - Presenter: Best Makeup and Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Films nominated for the annual awards include The Aviator (2004), Finding Neverland (2004), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Ray (2004) and Sideways (2004).

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was invited to the awards to be a presenter, but was unable to attend because she was filming for Mistress of Spices. See more »

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Himself - Winner: Best Picture, Best Director & Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role: Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you. I'd like to thank my wife, who is my best pal, down here. And my mother, who was here with me in 1993. She was only eighty-four then. But she's here with me again tonight. So, at ninety-six, I'm thanking her for her genes. It was a wonderful adventure. To make a picture in thirty-seven days it takes a well-oiled machine. And that well-oiled machine is a crew - the cast, of course, you've met a lot of them, but there's still Margo and Anthony and ...
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Features The Aviator (2004) See more »

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Accidentally In Love
Written and Performed by Counting Crows
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1 March 2005 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

I firmly believe that the best Oscar ceremony in recent years was in 2003 for two reasons:

1 ) Host Steve Martin was at his most wittiest: " I saw the teamsters help Michael Moore into the trunk of his limo " and " I'll better not mention the gay mafia in case I wake up with a poodle's head in my bed "

2 ) Surprise winners: No one had Adrien Brody down for best actor ( Genuine applause ) or Roman Polanski for best director ( Genuine jeers and boos ) but they won

Last year's award ceremony wasn't too bad but there was little in the way of surprises and I was happy to see RETURN OF THE KING sweep the awards even if it wasn't the best in the trilogy ( FELLOWSHIP was much better )but what let the BBC coverage down was Jonathan Ross getting a few of his sycophantic mates round and pretending they were hilarious when they were anything but . So when I heard Sky were doing the coverage for British TV I was expecting Barry Norman and Mark Kermode to be doing the links , but instead we ended up with Jamie Theakston and Sharon Osbourne ! Oh gawd if British TV are desperate for film critics ( Obviously they are ) I'm sure both Bob The Moo and Theo Robertson will happily fly over to LA to give their honest opinions on the winners and losers

Chris Rock wasn't too bad , but he's no Steve Martin while the location seemed to resemble a sports hall with seats put in ! Not much of a glitzy arena in my opinion . The main problem I had with the ceremony was the format with the " minor " Oscars handed out to the winners who were sitting in their seats ! There's no such thing as a " minor " Oscar and just because the award is for Best Animated Short or Best Costume Design they're as well deserved as Best Picture or Best Director . All the winners should be allowed to march up to the podium . What a bunch of arrogant snobs the Academy are becoming and I quite agree with the comments that this format is disgraceful and if it wasn't for the surprises this could possibly have been the worst ceremony in history . As for the awards themselves

Best Supporting Actress - Cate Blanchett . No great surprise for a competitive category

Best Supporting Actor - Morgan Freeman . No real complaints since Freeman is one of America's greatest living character actors

Best Actor - Jamie Foxx . Most predictable award of the night . Yawn

Best Actress - Hilary Swank . Major surprise since everyone thought Annette Benning was going to win simply down to academy politics but Swank did deserve it and gave the best speech of the night

Best Director - Clint Eastwood . Major surprise since everyone thought Scorsese was going to get the award simply because he'd never won one . Actually I'm glad about this because if he didn't deserve it for TAXI DRIVER , RAGING BULL or GOODFELLAS he didn't deserve it for THE AVIATOR

Best Film - MILLION DOLLAR BABY . Again another major surprise since everyone thought the academy would split the awards for best director and best picture while I thought the Hollywood friendly plot of THE AVIATOR would have made it a dead cert for Best Picture while MDB's controversial subject matter would have turned a lot of voters off

What these awards perhaps illustrate is that this year the voters have decided to ignore Oscar politics and genuinely give out awards to people who deserve it something they haven't done in the past , I mean A BEAUTIFUL MIND beating THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING for gawd's sake ! And long may the academy vote with their heads instead of their hearts


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