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The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003)

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »
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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Steve Martin ... Self - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ben Affleck ... Self - Presenter
John Agar ... Self - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Wayne Allwine ... Mickey Mouse - Presenter (voice)
Agustín Almodóvar ... Self - Audience Member
Pedro Almodóvar ... Self - Winner & Nominee
Mie Andreasen Mie Andreasen ... Self - Winner
Julie Andrews ... Self - Presenter & Past Winner
Royce D. Applegate ... Self - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Eric Armstrong ... Self - Winner
Colleen Atwood ... Self - Winner
Anne Bancroft ... Annie Sullivan (archive footage)
Kathy Bates ... Self - Nominee, Presenter & Past Winner
Philippe Bergeron ... French interpreter
Milton Berle ... Self - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of cinematographic art for their contribution to creation of movies.

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23 March 2003 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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An ambulance was placed on standby outside the theater for Catherine Zeta-Jones, who was eight months pregnant at the time with her daughter. See more »

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Adrien Brody: [making his acceptance speech for "The Pianist"] : My experience of making this film made me very, very aware of the... repercussions of war. Whatever you believe in - whether it's God or Allah - may he watch over you, and let us play for a peaceful and swift resolution. I have a friend from Queens who's a soldier in Kuwait right now... and I hope you make it back real soon. God bless you boys, I love you.
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Follows The 25th Annual Academy Awards (1953) See more »

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Fanfare for Oscar
Music by Jerry Goldsmith
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My thoughts
12 June 2004 | by TheOtherFoolSee all my reviews

I watched this with a German girl while visiting the USA, only to find a German movie snatching away 'best foreign film' for the hands of the Dutch 'Zus en Zo'. The humiliation!

Steve Martin did an excellent job in his opening speech, and this is what I thought about the winners of the most important oscars:

Best Movie - Chicago. I'd rather had seen The Hours win here, but I can live with Chicago I guess... it's a bit of a simple movie but I somewhat enjoyed it, so why not.

Best Actor - Adrien Brody. Again, I can understand the Academy's choice, but my favorite would be Nicholas Cage here. Such a great performance in such a great film!

Best Supporting Actor - Chris Cooper. My choice as well. I have this thing going for Adaptation I guess...

Best Actress - Nicole Kidman. Definately can live with that.

Best Supporting Actress - Catharine Zeta-Jones. Ouch. Mistake of the year. Should've been Meryll Streep or Julianne Moore.

Best Director - Roman Polanski. I'm glad it wasn't Scorcese but my favorite would've been Almodovar for his Talk to Her, a great movie. I'm glad that won Best Screenplay.

One last thing: whatever you say about Bowling for Columbine, it's *not* a documentary. If you are willing to put half trues and whole lies in your film, it may be entertaining and all, a documentary it's not. So shame on YOU, Academy.

5/10.


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