Archive for the ‘1998’ Category

Fixing the Oscars – 1998

April 25, 2007

Best Picture (foreign-language):

(WINNER!) – The Celebration (Festen)

– Show Me Love (The Picture That None Dare Speak Its Name)
– Cabaret Balkan (Bure baruta)
– Run Lola Run (Lola rennt)
– Black Cat, White Cat (Crna macka, beli macor)
– Central Station (Central do Brasil)
– Flowers of Shanghai (Hai shang hua)

Best Picture (English-language):

(WINNER!) – The Thin Red Line

– Shakespeare in Love
– The Truman Show
– Dark City
– Happiness
– Saving Private Ryan

Best Actor:

(WINNER!) – Jacques Villeret (The Dinner Game)

– Ian McKellen (Gods and Monsters)
– Edward Norton (American History X)
– Jeff Bridges (The Big Lebowski)
– Jim Carrey (The Truman Show)
– Ulrich Thomsen (The Celebration)

Best Actress:

(WINNER!) – Fernanda Montenegro (Central Station)

– Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love)
– Cate Blanchett (Elizabeth)
– Élodie Bouchez (The Dreamlife of Angels)
– Rebecka Liljeberg (Show Me Love)

Best Supporting Actor:

(WINNER!) – Billy Bob Thornton (A Simple Plan)

– Dylan Baker (Happiness)
– Ed Harris (The Truman Show)
– Philip Seymour Hoffman (Happiness)
– Geoffrey Rush (Shakespeare in Love)
– John Goodman (The Big Lebowski)

Best Supporting Actress:

(WINNER!) – Rachel Griffiths (Hilary and Jackie)

– Alexandra Dahlström (Show Me Love)
– Lynn Redgrave (Gods and Monsters)
– Brenda Blethyn (Little Voice)
– Laura Linney (The Truman Show)

Best Director:

(WINNER!) – Terrence Malick (The Thin Red Line)

– Steven Spielberg (Saving Private Ryan)
– Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love)
– Peter Weir (The Truman Show)
– Hsiao-hsien Hou (Flowers of Shanghai)
– Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run)

Best Cinematography:

(WINNER!) – Janusz Kaminski (Saving Private Ryan)

– John Toll (The Thin Red Line)
– Ping Bing Lee (Flowers of Shanghai)
– Dariusz Wolski (Dark City)
– Emmanuelle Lubezki (Great Expectations)

Best Original Screenplay:

(WINNER!) – Andrew Niccol (The Truman Show)

– Walter Salles, Marcos Bernstein & João Emanuel Carneiro (Central Station)
– Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love)
– Thomas Vinterberg & Mogens Rukov (The Celebration)
– Joel & Ethan Coen (The Big Lebowski)
– Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love)

Best Adapted Screenplay:

(WINNER!) – Scott B. Smith (A Simple Plan, from the novel by Smith)

– Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, from the novel Father of Frankenstein by Christopher Bram)
– Terrence Malick (The Thin Red Line, from the novel by James Jones)
– Francis Veber (The Dinner Game, based on the play Le dîner de cons by Veber)
– Dejan Dukovski, Goran Paskaljevic, Filip David & Zoran Andric (Cabaret Balkan, from the play Bure baruta by Dukovski)

Best Original Score:

(TYING WINNER!) – John Corigliano (The Red Violin)
(TYING WINNER!) – Reinhold Heil & Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run)

– Graeme Revell (Bride of Chucky)
– Trevor Jones (Dark City)
– Ennio Morricone (The Legend of 1900)
– John Williams (Saving Private Ryan)

Best Adapted/Song/Musical Score:

(TYING WINNER!) – Peter Afterman & Margaret Yen (The Last Days of Disco)
(TYING WINNER!) – Reinhold Heil & Johnny Klimek (Run Lola Run)

– Happy Walters (The Big Lebowski)
– George A. Martin (Blues Brothers 2000)
– Ming-liang Tsai (The Hole)
– Michael Dilbeck (The Wedding Singer)

Best Song:

(WINNER!) – “Iris”, John Rzeznik (City of Angels)

– “There’s Something About Mary”, Jonathan Richman (There’s Something About Mary)
– “Are You That Somebody”, Stephen “Static” Garrett and Tim Mosley (Doctor Dolittle)
– “Ghetto Supastar”, P. Michel, Wyclef Jean, R. Jones, Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, & Robin Gibb (Bulworth)
– “The Prince of Egypt (When You Believe)”, Stephen Schwartz (The Prince of Egypt)
– “Uninvited”, Alanis Morissette (City of Angels)
– “Wish” (“Komm Zu Mir”), Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil & Thomas Dürr (Run Lola Run)

Best Film Editing:

(WINNER!) – Mathilde Bonnefoy (Run Lola Run)

– Michael Kahn (Saving Private Ryan)
– Ann V. Coates (Out of Sight)
– Billy Weber & Leslie Jones & Saar Klein (The Thin Red Line)
– Oren Sarch (Pi)
– Anthony Gibbs (Ronin)
– James Lyons (Velvet Goldmine)

Best Art Direction:

(WINNER!) – Steven Lawrence (Shakespeare in Love)

– Richard Hobbs & Michelle McGahey (Dark City)
– Tom Brown & Ricky Eyres & Chris Seagers & Alan Tomkins & Mark Tanner (Saving Private Ryan)
– Colin Gibson (Babe: Pig in the City)
– Lucy Richardson (Elizabeth)
– Wen-Ying Huang (Flowers of Shanghai)

Best Costume Design:

(WINNER!) – Sandy Powell (Shakespeare in Love)

– Sandy Powell (Velvet Goldmine)
– Alexandra Byrne (Elizabeth)
– Colleen Atwood (Beloved)
– Mary Zophres (The Big Lebowski)
– Liz Keogh (Dark City)
– Graciela Mazón (The Mask of Zorro)
– Judianna Makovsky (Pleasantville)

Best Special Effects:

(WINNER!) – Dark City

– Saving Private Ryan
– What Dreams May Come
– Armageddon
– Babe: Pig in the City
– Ringu
– Run Lola Run
– Godzilla

Best Short Film:

(WINNER!) – Bunny

– Valgaften
– The Old Lady and the Pigeons
– Cousin
– Humdrum
– More
– One Day a Man Bought a Horse