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The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006)

Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).
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Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Penelope Spheeris
Stars: Steve Martin, Ben Affleck, John Agar
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Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).

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78-я церемония вручения премии 'Оскар'  »

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First time since 1962 that the four acting winners (Best Actor (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Best Actress (Reese Witherspoon), Best Supporting Actor (George Clooney), and Best Supporting Actress (Rachel Weisz)) were all first-time nominees. See more »

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Jon Stewart: 'Capote' of course addressed similar themes to 'Good Night, and Good Luck.': both films are about determined journalists defying obstacles in a relentless pursuit of the truth. Needless to say, both are period pieces.
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Follows The 42nd Annual Academy Awards (1970) See more »

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It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp
Written by Paul Beauregard (as DJ Paul), Juicy J and Cedric Coleman (as Frayser Boy)
Performed by Three 6 Mafia & Taraji P. Henson with Adolfo Quinones (as Shabba-Doo)
[Best Song winner from "Hustle & Flow"]
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Good year for the Oscar
18 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

This year was better then last year. Chris Rock, last year's host, was boring. Jon Stewart, this year's, was better. He wasn't hysterical, but he was funny and kept a serious face on whenever he gave his lines. The awards were well handed out I think, except for Reese Witherspoon, who made a complete fool of herself while she gave her acceptance speech. I liked that Dolly Parton came back with another good song to sing. Plus, it was cool to watch Three 6 Mafia sing the winning song "It's Hard Out Here For A Pimp" from Hustle and Flow. The dancers that performed during that song number did a good job on their queues also. All and all, this was a better year then the recent.


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