Chicago, Gangs Lead 75th Annual Academy Award Nominations

Movie buffs everywhere were on pins and needles this morning as the nominees for the 75th annual Academy Awards were announced. There were few surprises, as Chicago pulled down 13 nods, including Best Picture, Best Actress (Renee Zellweger), Best Supporting Actress (for Ms. Wedding Trauma herself, Catherine Zeta-Jones) and Best Direction (Rob Marshall), The Gangs Of New York garnered 10 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis) and Best Direction (Martin Scorsese) and the Virginia Woolf piece, The Hours roped in nine opportunities to win the Oscar, including the categories of Best Picture, Best Actress (Nicole Kidman), Best Supporting Actor (Ed Harris), Best Supporting Actress (Julianne Moore) and Best Direction (Steven Daldry). In the Best Song category, Eminem is up for his first Academy Award and will be battling U2 and Paul Simon for the award. The event will be emceed by Steve Martin and held on March 23 in Los Angeles at the Kodak Theater. Look below for the full list of nominees:

And the nominees are…

BEST PICTURE

Chicago
Gangs Of New York
The Hours
The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers
The Pianist

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Adrien Brody – The Pianist
Nicolas Cage – Adaptation
Michael Caine – The Quiet American
Daniel Day-Lewis – Gangs Of New York
Jack Nicholson – About Schmidt

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Chris Cooper – Adaptation
Ed Harris – The Hours
Paul Newman – Road To Perdition
John C. Reilly – Chicago
Christopher Walken – Catch Me If You Can

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Salma Hayek – Frida
Nicole Kidman – The Hours
Diane Lane – Unfaithful
Julianne Moore – Far From Heaven
Renee Zellweger – Chicago

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Kathy Bates – About Schmidt
Julianne Moore – The Hours
Queen Latifah – Chicago
Meryl Streep – Adaptation
Catherine Zeta-Jones – Chicago

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Ice Age
Lilo & Stitch
Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimmaron
Treasure Planet
Spirited Away

DIRECTING

Rob Marshall – Chicago
Martin Scorsese – Gangs Of New York
Steven Daldry – The Hours
Roman Polanski – The Pianist
Pedro Almodovar – Talk To Her

ART DIRECTION

Chicago
Frida
Gangs Of New York
The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers
Road To Perdition

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Dion Beebe – Chicago
Edward Lachman – Far From Heaven
Michael Ballhaus – Gangs Of New York
Pawel Edeman – The Pianist
Conrad L. Hall – Road To Perdition

COSTUME DESIGN

Chicago
Frida
Gangs Of New York
The Hours
The Pianist

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Bowling For Columbine
Daughter From Danang
Prisoner Of Paradise
Spellbound
Winged Migration

DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

The Collector Of Bedford Street
Mighty Times: The Legacy Of Rosa Parks
Twin Towers
Why Can’t We Be A Family Again?

FILM EDITING

Chicago
Gangs Of New York
The Hours
The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers
The Pianist

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

The Crime Of Father Amero (Mexico)
Hero (China)
The Man Without A Past (Finland)
Nowhere In Africa (Germany)
Zus & Zo (Netherlands)

MAKEUP

Frida
The Time Machine

MUSIC (SCORE)

John Williams – Catch Me If You Can
Elliot Goldenthal – Frida
Elmer Berstein – Far From Heaven
Phillip Glass -The Hours
Thomas Newman – Road To Perdition

MUSIC (SONG)

“I Move On” – Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb – Chicago
“Lose Yourself” – Music by Eminem, Jeff Bass and Luis Resto, Lyrics by Eminem – 8 Mile
“Burn It Blue” – Music by Elliot Goldenthal, Lyrics by Julie Taymor – Frida
“The Hands That Built America” – Music and Lyrics by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Jr. (U2) – Gangs Of New York
“Father and Daughter” – Music and Lyric by Paul Simon – The Wild Thornberrys Movie

SHORT FILM – ANIMATED

The Cathedral
The Chubbchubbs!
Das Rad
Mike’s New Car
Mt. Head

SHORT FILM – LIVE ACTION

Fait D’Hiver
I’ll Wait For The Next One
Inja
Johnny Flyton
This Charming (Der Er En Yndig Mand)

SOUND

Chicago
Gangs Of New York
The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers
Road To Perdition
Spider-Man

SOUND EDITING

The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers
Minority Report
Road To Perdition

VISUAL EFFECTS

The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers
Spider-Man
Star Wars: Episode II – The Attack Of The Clones

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)

About A Boy
Adaptation
Chicago
The Hours
The Pianist

WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)

Gangs Of New York
Far From Heaven
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Talk To Her
Y Tu Mama Tambien

POSTED February 11, 2003 12:00AM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (2)

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