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The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006)

Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).
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Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Herself - Presenter: Best Costume Design
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Herself - Winner: Best Costume Design
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Herself - Presenter: Introduced to Film noir
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Himself - Presenter: Best Sound Mixing
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Himself - Winner: Best Original Song
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Himself - Winner: Best Cinematography
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Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).

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First time since 1962 that the four acting winners (Best Actor (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Best Actress (Reese Witherspoon), Best Supporting Actor (George Clooney), and Best Supporting Actress (Rachel Weisz)) were all first-time nominees. See more »

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Jon Stewart: The Oscars is really I guess the one night of the year when you can see all your favorite stars without having to donate any money to the Democratic Party. And it's exciting for the stars as well because it's the first time many of you have ever voted for a winner.
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Connections

Follows The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978) See more »

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It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp
Written by Paul Beauregard (as DJ Paul), Jordan Houston (as Juicy J) and Cedric Coleman (as Frayser Boy)
Performed by Three 6 Mafia & Taraji P. Henson with Adolfo Quinones (as Shabba-Doo)
[Best Song winner from "Hustle & Flow"]
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Good year for the Oscar
18 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This year was better then last year. Chris Rock, last year's host, was boring. Jon Stewart, this year's, was better. He wasn't hysterical, but he was funny and kept a serious face on whenever he gave his lines. The awards were well handed out I think, except for Reese Witherspoon, who made a complete fool of herself while she gave her acceptance speech. I liked that Dolly Parton came back with another good song to sing. Plus, it was cool to watch Three 6 Mafia sing the winning song "It's Hard Out Here For A Pimp" from Hustle and Flow. The dancers that performed during that song number did a good job on their queues also. All and all, this was a better year then the recent.


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