Tagged: awards

The Departed

The Departed: 2006 Best Picture

“The Departed” was the Best Picture winner at the 79th Academy Awards, also picking up Best Director (Martin Scorsese). The other Best Picture nominees were “Babel”, “Letters from Iwo Jima”,...

Crash (2005)

Crash: 2005 Best Picture

Three of the films nominated for Best Picture at the 78th Academy Awards had one word titles: “Crash”, “Capote” and “Munich”. The other two were “Brokeback Mountain” and “Good Night,...

Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby: 2004 Best Picture

The winner of the Best Picture Oscar at the 77th Academy Awards was “Million Dollar Baby”. The other Best Picture nominees were “The Aviator”, “Finding Neverland”, “Ray” and “Sideways”. “Million...

2002 Best Picture - Chicago

Chicago: 2002 Best Picture

“Chicago” was the Best Picture at the 75th Academy Awards. The other 5 nominees were “Gangs of New York”, “The Hours”, “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” and...

Russell Crowe

A Beautiful Mind: 2001 Best Picture

“A Beautiful Mind” won Best Picture at the 74th Academy Awards, beating “Gosford Park”, “In the Bedroom”, “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” and “Moulin Rouge!”....

Russell Crowe in Gladiator

Gladiator: 2000 Best Picture

“Gladiator” and “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” were two of the films nominated for Best Picture at the 73rd Academy Awards. “Gladiator” won, but all’s well that ends well. “Crouching Tiger”...

Kevin Spacey in American Beauty

American Beauty: 1999 Best Picture

American Beauty won 5 Oscars out of its 8 nominations at the 72nd Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director (Sam Mendes) and Best Actor (Kevin Spacey). Hilary Swank won...

Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love: 1998 Best Picture

“Shakespeare in Love” (13) and “Saving Private Ryan” (11) were the two most nominated films at the 71st Academy Awards. The former won Best Picture and Steven Spielberg won best...

Titanic (1997)

Titanic: 1997 Best Picture

“Titanic” won 11 Oscars at the 70th Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, but it didn’t score in the acting categories where it had only two of its...