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 ...
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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.
Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins created a controversy when, prior to presenting the award for Best Editing, they made a personal plea on behalf of 200 HIV-positive Haitians who were being detained at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba after having tried to reach Florida. See more »
Tim Rice - Winner: Best Original Song:
Thank you very much. I'd like to thank everybody in the Academy who voted for me, especially Alan. And I'd like to pay tribute to two great lyricists. One, of course, is Howard Ashman. I'm extremely lucky to be standing in his shoes. I know he'd be here today if he were still alive. And the other is the great Sammy Cahn, who is my inspiration for many years. And it's great to be working with Alan, and my thanks to everybody at Disney.
Alan Menken - Winner: Best Original Score and Best Original Song:
A couple of thanks. Thanks to Lea Salonga and Brad Kane, and ...
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Al Pacino finally wins Best Actor for the hammiest performance since George Arliss's "Disraeli"!! Of course we all know that he won because he had 7 losses before and they felt sympathy for him. Also, this was the year that Marisa Tomei caused an upset for winning Best Supporting Actress for "My Cousin Vinny".
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