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Academy Award Nominations 2005

January 31, 2006 Leave a comment Go to comments

oscarstatuette The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) have announced the nominations for the 78th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film in 2005.

In the Best Original Score category, the nominees are:

  • ALBERTO IGLESIAS for The Constant Gardener
  • DARIO MARIANELLI for Pride & Prejudice
  • GUSTAVO SANTAOLALLA for Brokeback Mountain
  • JOHN WILLIAMS for Memoirs of a Geisha
  • JOHN WILLIAMS for Munich

These are the first Oscar nominations for Iglesias, Marianelli, and Santaolalla, and are the 39th and 40th nominations for Williams. Williams previously won for Fiddler on the Roof in 1971, Jaws in 1975, Star Wars in 1977, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial in 1982, and Schindler’s List in 1993.

In the Best Original Song category, the nominees are:

  • JORDAN HOUSTON, CEDRIC COLEMAN, and PAUL BEAUREGARD for “It’s Hard out Here for a Pimp” from Hustle & Flow
  • DOLLY PARTON for “Travelin’ Thru” from Transamerica
  • KATHLEEN ‘BIRD’ YORK and MICHAEL BECKER for “In the Deep” from Crash

The winners of the 78th Academy Awards will be announced on March 5, 2006.

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