And the nominees are ...

by Cem Basman

Brokeback Mountain winner of four Golden Globe Awards leads Academy Awards field with eight nominations.

Based on a short story by E. Annie Proulx, the movie is listed for best picture, best director (Ang Lee), best actor (Heath Ledger), best supporting actress (Michelle Williams) and best supporting actor (Jake Gyllenhaal). Its screenplay adaptation, also received a nomination.

The German movie Sophie Scholl - The Final Days directed by Marc Rothemund is nominated for best foreign language film. And in the category short film (live action) there is "Ausreisser - The Runaway" from Ulrike Groth (Hamburg Media School, Germany) who had already won the Student Academy Award 2004.

The awards will be held March 5 at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California. Jon Stewart is the host.

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My prediction - Brokeback mountain spurs new Genre....

Brian Benz, 2006-01-31

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