Tuesday, January 31, 2006

"Brokeback Mountain" leads Oscar nominations - Yahoo! Movies

"Brokeback Mountain" leads Oscar nominations - Yahoo! Movies: "'Brokeback Mountain' leads Oscar nominations
Reuters - Jan 31, 05:44

Gay romance 'Brokeback Mountain' led the Oscar nominations on Tuesday with eight nominations overall, including one each for best picture, best director and best actor in a lead role for Heath Ledger.

Also nominated for best film were 'Capote,' about author Truman Capote, race relations drama 'Crash,' 'Good Night, and Good Luck,' about newsman Edward R. Murrow and 'Munich,' which details the aftermath of the killings of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics.'

The Oscars, which are given out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, are world cinema's top prize. The awards will be handed out on March 5 in Los Angeles."

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