For the first time since 1929, the year the Oscars were handed out first, none of the actors nominated for Best Actor received a nomination for a performance in any of the Best Picture nominees. See more
John Knoll - Winner: Best Visual Effects
You know the naysayers said that four blind kids from the Bronx couldn't make it in visual effects, but here we are. First, I got to thank Jerry Bruckheimer for entrusting us with this great big project. Thanks to Gore Verbinski; your vast imagination, your humor, your tireless work ethic, and that's why we're up here so thank you. Bill Nighy, thanks for being such a wonderful partner in creating this character. Sorry about the deeply embarrassing computer pajamas, but we think it was worth it....