The contenders list for the 85th Academy awards has been released. Thursday daybreak’s declaration has raised countless questions in every mind. Your brain must be running faster than a cheetah to Google to find answers to your queries. We are here to simplify your job. We provide you ready made answers for fewer questions.
Robert De Niro and Daniel Day-Lewis are scoring their third Oscar. Who else got more than 2? And who had got many Oscars?
Actors Walter Brennan, Jack Nicholson, Ingrid Bergman and Meryl Streep won 3 Oscars. But, Katherine Hepburn had got 4 Oscars in the Best Actress category. In non acting classes, Alan Menken, the Composer, got 8, Edith Head, the Costume designer, won 8, Dennis Murene, the visual effects supervisor, scored 9 and Walt Disney had got the most Academy Awards- 22.
Hollywood’s veteran people have dominated the Best Supporting Actor category of Oscars. Before this time, has ever been an acting category packed with artistes who have already won an Oscar?
No. This is the first time. In 1994, Tommy Lee Jones scored for The Fugitive, in 2010; Christophe Waltz got award for Inglorious Basterds, in 2007, Alan Arkin for Little Miss Sunshine, in 2006, Philip Seymour Hoffman won for Capote.
Silver Linings Playbook has contended in 5 categories. (Best film, actor, actress, director and screenplay) Has a movie ever won all five?
Oscar record states that 3 pictures had swept all 5 categories mentioned. They are The Silence of the Lambs in 11991, One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest in 1975 and It Happened One Night in 1934.
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