Some surprises in this year's Oscar nods

Some surprises in this year's Oscar nods

There are 1 comment on the Asbury Park Press Online story from Feb 1, 2006, titled Some surprises in this year's Oscar nods. In it, Asbury Park Press Online reports that:

As expected, "Brokeback Mountain," the Western saga about the love affair between two cowboys, dominated Tuesday's 78th annual Academy Awards nominations with eight, including best picture, actor, screenplay ...

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#1 Feb 1, 2006
I'm thrilled by Terence Howard's nomination; he really derverves it, and disappointed for Jeff Daniels, who was also excellent. I'm also really happy that William Hurt was nominated for Violence; he was great. I don't agree that Reese is a shoe-in; I think Felicity Huffman has a shot.
I'd love it if It's Hard Out There for a Pimp won; it's going to be fun just to see it performed at the awards.
I thought a big ommission was Woody Allen's Match Point. All it got was a screenplay nod. It was, for my money, one of the most fascinating films of the year. Other films I thought were slighted; Mad Hot Ballroom and Cache.

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