Fixing the Oscars 2.0 – 1979

BEST ENGLISH-LANGUAGE PICTURE

Manhattan – WINNER!

- Apocalypse Now
- Alien
- All That Jazz
- Life of Brian
- Tess

BEST NON-ENGLISH-LANGUAGE PICTURE

Stalker – WINNER!

- Die Ehe der Maria Braun / The Marriage of Maria Braun
- Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht/ Nosferatu the Vampyre
- Die Blechtrommel / The Tin Drum
- Sibiriada / Siberiade
- Fu_kushû suru wa ware ni ari / Vengeance Is Mine

BEST ACTOR

Klaus Kinski (Nosferatu the Vampyre) – WINNER!

- Peter Sellers (Being There)
- Roy Scheider (All That Jazz)
- Dustin Hoffman (Kramer vs. Kramer)
- Jack Lemmon (The China Syndrome)

BEST ACTRESS

Hanna Schygulla (The Marriage of Maria Braun)

- Sally Field (Norma Rae)
- Sigourney Weaver (Alien)
- Judy Davis (My Brilliant Career)
- Jane Fonda (The China Syndrome)
- Nastassja Kinski (Tess)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Robert Duvall (Apocalypse Now) – WINNER!

- Michael O’Keefe (The Great Santini)
- Ian Holm (Alien)
- Bernard Blier (Buffet Froid)
- Paul Dooley (Breaking Away)
- Melvyn Douglas (Being There)
- David Warner (Time After Time)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Mariel Hemingway (Manhattan) – WINNER!

- Meryl Streep (Kramer vs. Kramer)
- Blythe Danner (The Great Santini)
- Marina Neyolova (Autumn Marathon)
- Lyudmila Gurchenko (Siberiade)

BEST DIRECTOR

Ridley Scott (Alien) – WINNER!

- Francis Ford Coppola (Apocalypse Now)
- Woody Allen (Manhattan)
- Andrei Tarkovsky (Stalker)
- Rainer Werner Fassbinder (The Marriage of Maria Braun)
- Bob Fosse (All That Jazz)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Manhattan (Woody Allen & Marshall Brickman) – WINNER!

- Life of Brian (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones & Michael Palin)
- Alien (Dan O’Bannon & Ronald Shusett)
- Breaking Away (Steve Tesich)
- The Marriage of Maria Braun (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Pea Fröhlich & Peter Märthesheimer)
- Real Life (Albert Brooks, Monica Mcgowan Johnson & Harry Shearer)
- Siberiade (Andrey Konchalovsky & Valentin Ezhov)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Being There (Jerzy Kosinski from his novel) – WINNER!

- Apocalypse Now (John Milius & Francis Ford Coppola; from the novel “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad)
- Time After Time (Nicholas Meyer; from the novel by Karl Alexander)
- The Tin Drum (Jean-Claude Carrière, Volker Schlöndorff & Franz Seitz; from the novel by Günter Grass)
- Kramer vs. Kramer (Robert Benton; from the novel by Avery Corman)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Apocalypse Now (Vittorio Storaro) – WINNER!

- Manhattan (Gordon Willis)
- Tess (Ghislain Cloquet & Geoffrey Unsworth)
- The Black Stallion (Caleb Deschanel)
- Alien (Derek Vanlint)
- Siberiade (Levan Paatashvili)

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Jerry Goldsmith) – WINNER!

- Tess (Philippe Sarde)
- Time After Time (Miklós Rózsa)
- Alien (Jerry Goldsmith)
- A Little Romance (Georges Delerue)
- Nosferatu the Vampyre (Popol Vuh)

BEST ADAPTED/SONG SCORE

Peter Townshend et. al. (original & adapted songs, musical director); John Entwhistle (musical director/producer); Roger Daltrey (musical director); Mike Shaw (music coordinator) (Quadrophenia) WINNER!

- George Gershwin (adapted compositions and songs); Tom Pierson (adaptor/arranger) (Manhattan)
- Ramones et. al. (original and adapted songs); Seymour Stein & Jonathan Brett (music consultants); Ed Stasium (musical director: Ramones) (Rock ‘n’ Roll High School)
- Ralph Burns (music supervisor); Stanley Lebowsky (music coordinator); songs by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Harry Nilsson, Stanley Lebowsky, Fred Tobias, Shelton Brooks, Felice & Boudleaux Bryant, et. al. (All That Jazz)
- Phill Sawyer (music production coordinator); songs by Dion, The Four Seasons, The Shirelles et. al. (The Wanderers)
- Felix Mendelssohn, Gioachino Rossini, Friedrich von Flotow et. al. (adapted compositions); Patrick Williams (music adaptor); Lionel Newman (conductor) (Breaking Away)
- Johannes Brahms (adapted compositions); Philippe Sarde (musical director) (Buffet froid)
- Peter Townshend et. al. (adapted songs); John Entwhistle (musical director); original and archival performances by the Who [Roger Daltrey, John Entwhistle, Keith Moon & Peter Townshend] (The Kids Are Alright)

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

“It Goes Like It Goes” (Norma Rae), David Shire & Norman Gimbel (Norma Rae) – WINNER! (tied)
“Rock ‘n’ Roll High School”, Ramones [Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee & Marky Ramone] (Rock ‘n’ Roll High School) – WINNER! (tied)

- “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life”, Eric Idle (Life of Brian)
- “The Rainbow Connection”, Paul Williams & Kenny Ascher (The Muppet Movie)
- “Honoo No Takaramono” (a.k.a. “Fire Treasure”/”Treasure of the Flame”), Yuji Ohno & Jun Hashimoto (Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro)
- “Moonraker”, John Barry & Hal David (Moonraker)
- “The Rose”, Amanda McBroom (The Rose)

BEST SOUND

Alien – WINNER!

- Apocalypse Now
- The Tin Drum
- The Black Stallion
- The Marriage of Maria Braun
- Moonraker
- Star Trek: The Motion Picture

BEST FILM EDITING

All That Jazz (Alan Heim) – WINNER!

- Alien (Terry Rawlings & Peter Weatherley)
- Apocalypse Now (Lisa Fruchtman, Gerald B. Greenberg & Walter Murch)
- Manhattan (Susan E. Morse)
- The Black Stallion (Robert Dalva)

BEST ART DIRECTION

Alien (Michael Seymour – production designer; Rogert Christian & Leslie Dilly – art directors; Ian Whittaker – set decorator) – WINNER!

- All That Jazz (Philip Rosenberg – production designer; Gary Brink & Edward Stewart – set decorators)
Apocalypse Now (Dean Tavoularis – production designer; Angelo Graham – art director, George R. Nelson – set decorator)
- Nosferatu the Vampyre (Henning von Gierke – production designer)
- Stalker (Aleksandr Bojm & Andrei Tarkovsky – production designers, Rash_it Safiullin – set decorator)
- Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Harold Michelson – production designer, Leon Harris & Joseph R. Jennings & John Vallone – art directors, Linda De Scenna – set decorator)
- Tess (Pierre Guffroy – production designer, Jack Stephens – art director)

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

All That Jazz (Albert Wolsky) – WINNER!
Tess (Anthony Powell) – WINNER!

- Nosferatu the Vampyre (Gisela Storch)
- Agatha (Shirley Russell)
- Alien (John Mollo)
- The Warriors (Bobbie Mannix)

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS

Alien – 38 votes – WINNER!

- Star Trek: The Motion Picture
- The Black Hole
- Moonraker
- 1941

BEST SHORT FILM

Every Child – WINNER!

- House of Flame
- Taratata
- Harpya
- It’s So Nice to Have a Wolf Around the House
- Log Driver’s Waltz
- Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist
- Refleksy

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Bob Fosse for the choreography of All That Jazz – WINNER!

- Ott the horse for his performance as “Whiskey” in The Villain
- Jim Henson, Frank Oz, et al. for the puppet design and performance in The Muppet Movie

About these ads

3 Responses to “Fixing the Oscars 2.0 – 1979”

  1. boudu Says:

    fleshlight

  2. Designer Handbags Says:

    My brother recommended I miyht like this web site. He was once totally right.
    This post truly made myy day. You cann’t believe simply how much time I
    had spent for this information! Thanks!

  3. boudu Says:

    thanks for your comment!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: