Oscars 2004-2005

Published on: March 23rd, 2004


OSCARS 2004/5

latest update : 28th January 2004

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NB : all details of movies are subject to considerable change

and the Oscar might go to €¦

PICTURE : The Aviator
DIRECTOR : Martin Scorsese, The Aviator
ACTOR : Leonardo DiCaprio, The Aviator
ACTRESS : Reese Witherspoon, Vanity Fair
SUPPORTING ACTOR : Jude Law, The Aviator
SUPPORTING ACTRESS : Cate Blanchett, The Aviator

(ok, something of an Aviator bias right now €¦ this may well change €¦)


BEST PICTURE/DIRECTOR
1 ** The Aviator (M.Scorsese)
2 * Alexander (O.Stone)
3 * The Terminal (S.Spielberg)
4 * Vanity Fair (M.Nair)
5 * J M Barrie’s Neverland (M.Forster)
6 The Village (M.N.Shyamalan)
7 I Love Huckabees (D.O.Russell) (aka “I Heart Huckabees”)
8 The Life Aquatic (W.Anderson)
9 Closer (or 05?) (M.Nichols)
10 An Unfinished Life (L.Hallstrom)

NEXT
The Brothers Grimm (T.Gilliam)
The Good Shepherd (or 05?) (R.De Niro)
The Phantom of the Opera (J.Schumacher)
The Polar Express (R.Zemeckis) semi-animated
Proof (J.Madden)
Spider-Man 2 (S.Raimi)
Troy (W.Petersen)
Without Apparent Motive (or 05?) (B.August)

THEN
The Alamo (J.L.Hancock)
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (S.Daldry) (05?)
Around the World in Eighty Days (F.Coraci)
The Assumption (R.Eyre)
Bad Education (P.Almodovar)
Bee Season (McGeehee & Siegel)
Beyond the Sea (K.Spacey)
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (M.McGuckian)
Cinderella Man (R.Howard)
Collateral (M.Mann)
Compleat Female Stage Beauty (Eyre)
The Dreamers (B.Bertolucci)
Elizabethtown (C.Crowe)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (M.Gondry)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (A.Cuaron)
Kinsey (B.Condon)
The Ladykillers (J.Coen)
The Last Days (G. Van Sant)
Paint (R.Altman)
The Passion of the Christ (M.Gibson)
The Set-Up (S.Lumet)
Sunset Song (05?) (T.Davies)
Tulip Fever (J.Madden) (05?)
Unchain My Heart : The Ray Charles Story (T.Hackford)
Vapor (05?) (N.Labute)
Walking the Line (J.Mangold)

Picture  ¦ Director  ¦ Actor  ¦ Actress
Supporting Actor  ¦ Supporting Actress


BEST ACTOR
1 ** Leonardo DiCaprio – The Aviator
2 * Liam Neeson – Kinsey
3 * Sean Penn – The Assassination of Richard Nixon
4 * Jamie Foxx – Unchain My Heart : The Ray Charles Story
5 * Billy Crudup – Compleat Female Stage Beauty
6 Geoffrey Rush – The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
7 Colin Farrell – Alexander (or A Home at the End of the World)
8 Tom Cruise – Collateral
9 Johnny Depp – J M Barrie’s Neverland (or The Libertine)
10 Kevin Kline – De-Lovely

THEN
Javier Bardem – The Assumption
Gael Garcia Bernal – The Motorcycle Diaries (or Bad Education)
Benjamin Bratt – The Set-Up
Jim Carrey – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Sean Connery – Embers
Russell Crowe – Cinderella Man (or Tripoli)
Daniel Day-Lewis – Rose and the Snake
Robert De Niro – The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Ralph Fiennes – Vapor (05?)
Jamie Foxx – Collateral
Richard Gere – Without Apparent Motive (or Emperor Zehnder or Shall We
Dance or Bee Season)
Tom Hanks – The Terminal (or The Ladykillers or A Cold Case or The Polar
Express)
Ed Harris – Winter Passing
Philip Seymour Hoffman – Capote
Anthony Hopkins – Proof
Alfred Molina – Spider-Man 2 (more likely support)
Edward Norton – Motherless Brooklyn
Clive Owen – Closer (or I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead or King Arthur)
Joaquin Phoenix – Walking the Line
Robert Redford – An Unfinished Life
John C Reilly – Criminal
Kevin Spacey – Beyond the Sea

NEXT
Kevin Bacon – The Woodsman
Christian Bale – The Machinist
Gerard Butler – The Phantom of the Opera
Jim Caviezel – The Passion of the Christ
Steve Coogan – Around the World in Eighty Days
Kevin Costner – The Upside of Anger
Morgan Freeman – Freedomland
William Hurt – The Village
Hugh Jackman – Truth, Justice and the American Way
Jude Law – Alfie (or Closer)
Bill Murray – The Life Aquatic
Al Pacino – Void Moon
Brad Pitt – Troy
Michael Pitt – The Last Days
Dennis Quaid – The Flight of the Phoenix (or The Alamo)
Liev Schreiber – The Manchurian Candidate
Denzel Washington – The Manchurian Candidate

Picture  ¦ Director  ¦ Actor  ¦ Actress
Supporting Actor  ¦ Supporting Actress


BEST ACTRESS
1 ** Reese Witherspoon – Vanity Fair (or Walking the Line)
2 * Kate Winslet – J M Barrie’s Neverland (or Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
3 * Jennifer Lopez – An Unfinished Life (or Shall We Dance)
4 * Gwyneth Paltrow – Proof
5 * Sandra Bullock – Vapor (05?)
6 Juliette Binoche – Bee Season
7 Catherine Keener – Rose and the Snake
8 Claire Danes – Compleat Female Stage Beauty (or Shopgirl)
9 Julianne Moore – Without Apparent Motive (or The Forgotten or
Freedomland or Marie and Bruce or Laws of Attraction)
10 Nicole Kidman – Birth (or Dogville or The Stepford Wives)

THEN
Cate Blanchett – Miss Potter (05?)
Kirsten Dunst – Elizabethtown
Anne Reid – The Mother
Christina Ricci – The Speed Queen
Emmy Rossum – The Phantom of the Opera
Susan Sarandon – A Whale in Montana (or Romance and Cigarettes or Noel)
Uma Thurman – Kill Bill Vol.2
Naomi Watts – Adultery (or The Assassination of Richard Nixon)

NEXT
Joan Allen – The Upside of Anger
Halle Berry – The Set-Up
Annette Bening – Being Julia
Juliette Binoche – Country of My Skull
Lisa Blount – Chrystal
Sandra Bullock – Vapor (05?)
Judi Dench – Ladies in Lavender
Eva Green – The Dreamers
Salma Hayek – Paint
Kate Hudson – Raising Helen
Helen Hunt – A Good Woman
Scarlett Johansson – A Good Woman
Angelina Jolie – Love and Honor
Keira Knightley – Tulip Fever (05?)
Diane Lane – Void Moon (or Me Again or Just Like Mona)
Shayna Levine – Palindromes
Natalie Portman – Closer
Julia Roberts – Closer
Gena Rowlands – The Notebook
Winona Ryder – Embers
Maggie Smith – Ladies in Lavender
Meryl Streep – The Manchurian Candidate
Audrey Tautou – A Very Long Engagement
Tracy Ullman – A Dirty Shame
Sigourney Weaver – The Village
Renee Zellweger – Bridget Jones : The Edge of Reason

Picture  ¦ Director  ¦ Actor  ¦ Actress
Supporting Actor  ¦ Supporting Actress


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
1 ** Jude Law – The Aviator
2 * David Carradine – Kill Bill, Vol.2
3 * Robin Williams – The Brothers Grimm
4 * Billy Bob Thornton – The Alamo
5 * Stanley Tucci – The Terminal
6 Peter O’Toole – Troy
7 Alfred Molina – Spider-Man 2
8 John Cusack – The Stepford Wives
9 Brian Cox – Troy
10 Robert De Niro – The Good Shepherd

THEN
Orlando Bloom – Troy
Diego Luna – Criminal
William Hurt – The Village
Paul Bettany – Dogville
Eric Bana – Troy
Dustin Hoffman – J M Barrie’s Neverland
Anthony Hopkins – Alexander (or Proof)
Liev Schreiber – The Manchurian Candidate
Paul Bettany – Dogville
John Turturro – Secret Window, Secret Garden
William H Macy – Spartan
Jake Gyllenhaal – Proof
Morgan Freeman – An Unfinished Life
Peter Sarsgaard – Kinsey
Giovanni Ribisi – The Flight of the Phoenix
Don Cheadle – The Assassination of Richard Nixon
Craig Bierko – Cinderella Man
John Lithgow – The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
Jeff Goldblum – The Life Aquatic

Picture  ¦ Director  ¦ Actor  ¦ Actress
Supporting Actor  ¦ Supporting Actress


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
1 * Meryl Streep – The Manchurian Candidate
2 * Laura Linney – Kinsey
3 * Lauren Bacall – Birth
4 * Susan Sarandon – Alfie
5 ** Cate Blanchett – The Aviator (or The Life Aquatic)
6 Ashley Judd – De-Lovely
7 Irma P Hall – The Ladykillers
8 Kate Winslet – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
9 Patricia Clarkson – The Miracle
10 Emily Watson – The Life and Death of Peter Sellers

THEN
Jada Pinkett Smith – Collateral
Lily Tomlin – I Love Huckabees
Hope Davis – Proof
Joan Cusack – The Stepford Wives
Julie Christie – J M Barrie’s Neverland (or Troy)
Natalie Portman – Closer
Regina King – Unchain My Heart
Renee Zellweger – Cinderella Man
Catherine Zeta-Jones – The Terminal
Charlize Theron – The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
Kathy Bates – The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Brenda Blethyn – Beyond the Sea
Naomi Watts – The Assassination of Richard Nixon
Darryl Hannah – Kill Bill Vol.2
Miranda Richardson – The Phantom of the Opera
Maria Bello – Secret Window, Secret Garden

NEXT
Eva Green – The Dreamers
Sissy Spacek – A Home at the End of the World
Kate Beckinsale – The Aviator
Samantha Morton – The Libertine
Catherine Deneuve – I Love Huckabees
Miranda Otto – The Flight of the Phoenix
Dakota Fanning – Man on Fire
Shirley MacLaine – Carolina (or Closing the Ring)
Laura Dern – Adultery
Emily Mortimer – Bright Young Things

Picture  ¦ Director  ¦ Actor  ¦ Actress
Supporting Actor  ¦ Supporting Actress


click here for the latest 2003/4 standings

by Neil Young