Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Brokeback Mountain Leads Oscar Nominations


Brokeback Mountain garnered six major category nominations for an Oscar Award, including the coveted Best Picture award. Heath Ledger picked up the nomination for Best Actor, while Jake Gyllenhaal and Michelle Williams picked up nominations for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress, respectively.

Ang Lee received a nomination for Best Director. The movie also picked up the nomination for Best Screenplay Adaptation.

In other categories, the movie received nominations for Cinematography and Original Score. Brokeback Mountain gathered 8 nominations in total.

Other GLBT films were recognized as well. Felicity Huffman picked up a Best Actress nomination for her portrayal of a transgender person in Transamerica. Phillip Seymour Hoffman received a nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of Truman Capote in Capote.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

I have seen Brokeback Mountain and I thought it was the best movie I have seen in years. Heath and Jake just lit the screen on Fire and were equally great!

Anonymous said...

If you watched the SAG awards, please enlighten me! (I don't have cable.) What did Heath and Jake say (while presenting BBM at SAG) that caused one critic to say their description of the movie was "bizarre and mocking." And why is Heath standing with his hand on his hip like this?

Kevin said...

The Oscar nominations certainly seemed to have helped the movie. Starting tomorrow (Feb. 3rd) Brokeback will be playing on 15 screens here in the Indy area alone.

Anonymous said...

Brokeback is the first movie in years to bring me to tears - absolutely the best film ever - all the way baby - love it more than words can say....

Anonymous said...

I watched Brokeback Mountain and i think its a great movie....its worth watching.

Anonymous said...

the greatest movie ever!!! :P It depicted true love that is forbidden, but not in the cliche way. This story is a reality for many people.

Anonymous said...

Someone please tell me the last sentence uttered by Heath Ledger's character as he was standing in his trailer. Thanks!

Advance Indiana said...

"Jack, I swear . . ."