Monday, March 06, 2006

78th Academy Awards Winners

The 78th Academy Awards telecast live this morning is now over and all the winners have been announced. Racial movie Crash beat hot favourite, the gay cowboy flick Brokeback Mountain to win the the Oscar for the best motion picture of the year. Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain's director took home the Oscar for achievement in directing. Other big winners include Philip Seymour Hoffman in Capote (best performance by an actor in a leading role) and Reese Witherspoon in Walk the Line (best performance by an actress in a leading role). Click here to view all the nominees and winners.

15 comments:

Myra Leong said...

I'm so happy Brokeback Mountain lost. I'm not a big fan of cowboy films especially one that's about gay cowboys.

Bengster said...

Cowboy movie also got gay huh.

Cherilyn said...

Crash rocks!

Gaylord said...

I love Brokeback Mountain and I'm so dissapointed and surprised that it did not win the best picture and best actor.

I suspect the academy ain't ready for a gay cowboy film to rule the oscars.

Shy said...

Joaquin Phoenix must be thinking what other roles must he take to win an oscar. I thought he would take the best actor oscar this year after his fabulous potrayal of Johnny Cash in the movie Walk the Line.

Mr Big said...

I will not watch a gay cowboy film no matter how many good reviews it gets.

Spirit said...

It isn't fair!!!

Brokeback deserve to win it!

twist of fate said...

even the stars and those attending the oscars looked shocked after the announcement of the best picture.

Anonymous said...

Fuck the Academy! They prefer racism to homosexuals.

Giselle Loh said...

congrats to Ang Lee for being the 1st asian to win an oscar.

Alvin said...

wat a shocker!!!

windy78 said...

Come on guys! All the films nominated are winners....they don't put losers in the Academy Awards.

mr black said...

We all need surprises. Crash is a good example.

Chuang Shyue Chou said...

'Brokeback Mountain'. Deserving Oscar winner or otherwise, I have no interest in the subject matter. I guess I will not be watching this one.

Darth Grievous said...

Crash IS a good movie and it deserved to win, as much.

And like Mr Chuang I won't be watching this Lee Ang movie, EVER.

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