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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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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jon Stewart ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amy Adams ... Herself - Nominee
Moustapha Akkad ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Jessica Alba ... Herself - Presenter
Eddie Albert ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Muhammad Ali ... Himself (archive footage)
Robert Altman ... Himself - Honorary Award Recipient
Jennifer Aniston ... Herself - Presenter
Colleen Atwood ... Herself - Winner
Lauren Bacall ... Herself - Presenter
Eric Bana ... Himself - Presenter
Anne Bancroft ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Paul Beauregard ... Himself - Winner
Dion Beebe ... Himself - Winner
Barbara Bel Geddes ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
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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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USA

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English

Release Date:

5 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

78-я церемония вручения премии 'Оскар' See more »

Filming Locations:

Beverly Hills, California, USA See more »

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Trivia

First time since 1957 that each of the top 6 awards - Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress - went to 6 different movies. These were respectively Crash (2004), Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Walk the Line (2005), Syriana (2005) and The Constant Gardener (2005). See more »

Quotes

Jon Stewart: 'Capote' was a groundbreaking film that broke taboos, that showed America not all gay people are virile cowboys.
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Connections

Features McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Hooray for Hollywood
(1937) (uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Played during end credits
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The Academy is Back!
8 March 2006 | by jaddison383See all my reviews

All I have to say after watching the 78th Academy Awards is: Good for you Oscar! After all of the overwhelming media attention received by certain movies, let's say Brokeback Mountain for example, the Academy proved itself better and didn't follow what everyone said was inevitable. After many years of having to admit some disappointment with the Oscar's I had decided that if it turned out the way everyone said it would I would have to give up on Hollywood. This was their final chance, and all signs pointed to them giving in to the pressure and handing out all the awards to Brokeback and TransAmerica.

But they were better!!! They went against what all the critics and all the press said and Brokeback was denied almost every award it was nominated for. Apart from giving just a great show, the Academy has proved that maybe, just maybe they have some goodness left in them. Was it the correct choice? It doesn't really matter, cuz it was the right thing to do. And that's something Hollywood has rarely been brave enough to attempt.

So way to go Academy! You've restored my faith in you at least a little longer, and you've shown that there may yet be some hope for Hollywood- maybe not much, but there is some still left.

Jay Addison


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