Oscars Nominations Announced
Brokeback Mountain leads the charge with eight nods...
This years Oscars nominees have been announced and its Brokeback Mountain leading the way.
The Ang Lee-directed story of man-on-man love between cowboys is nominated for eight awards including best film, best director, best actor for Heath Ledger, best supporting actor for Jake Gyllenhaal and best supporting actress for Michelle Williams.
Flying the flag for Britain are Dame Judy Dench and Keira Knightley with best actress nominations for Mrs Henderson Presents and Pride & Prejudice respectively.
The main list of nominees is as follows:
Best Picture: Brokeback Mountain, Capote, Crash, Good Night And Good Luck, Munich
Best Actor: Phillip Seymour Hoffman " Capote, Terrence Howard - Hustle And Flow, Heath Ledger - Brokeback Mountain, Joaquin Phoenix - Walk The Line, David Strathairn - Good Night, And Good Luck
Best Actress: Dame Judi Dench - Mrs Henderson Presents, Felicity Huffman " Transamerica, Keira Knightley - Pride And Prejudice, Charlize Theron - North Country, Reese Witherspon - Walk The Line
Best Supporting Actor: Matt Dillon " Crash, Paul Giamatti - Cinderella Man, William Hurt - A History Of Violence, George Clooney " Syriana, Jake Gyllenhaal - Brokeback Mountain
Best Supporting Actress: Amy Adams " Junebug, Frances McDormand - North Country, Catherine Keener " Capote, Rachel Weisz - The Constant Gardener, Michelle Williams - Brokeback Mountain
Best Director: Brokeback Mountain - Ang Lee, Good Night And Good Luck - George Clooney, Munich - Steven Spielberg, Capote - Bennett Miller, Crash - Paul Haggis
Best Animation: Howl's Moving Castle, Corpse Bride, Wallace and Gromit The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit
Best Original Screenplay: Crash, Goodnight And Good Luck, Match Point, The Squid And The Whale, Syriana
Best Adapted Screenplay: Brokeback Mountain, Capote, The Constant Gardener, A History Of Violence, Munich
Best Original Score: Brokeback Mountain, The Constant Gardener, Memoirs Of A Geisha, Munich, Pride & Prejudice
Best Original Song: Crash " In The Deep, Hustle & Flow " It's Hard Out Here For A Pimp, Transamerica " Travelin' Thru
The 78th annual Oscars takes place on March 5.