August 2012


The 2005 Best Picture nominees

The 78th annual Academy Awards, for the film year 2005.  The nominations were announced on January 31, 2006 and the awards were held on March 5, 2006.

Best Picture:  Crash

  • Good Night and Good Luck
  • Munich
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Capote

Most Surprising Omission:  Walk the Line

Best Eligible Film Not Nominated:  King Kong

Rank (out of 84) Among Best Picture Years:  #5 (more…)

Well, I didn’t get as much done between Veronica’s return and our trip to DC.  Hopefully after Labor Day, with Thomas getting back to school, I’ll be able to get back on a regular schedule.

Ed Murrow (David Strathairn) and Fred Friendly (George Clooney) wait to find out what their stand will do to their careers.

My Top 20:

  1. Good Night and Good Luck
  2. Munich
  3. Brokeback Mountain
  4. King Kong
  5. A History of Violence
  6. Batman Begins
  7. The Constant Gardener
  8. Pride and Prejudice
  9. Downfall
  10. Kingdom of Heaven
  11. Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit
  12. Saraband
  13. Syriana
  14. Twin Sisters
  15. Corpse Bride
  16. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  17. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  18. Caché
  19. Kung Fu Hustle
  20. Proof

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Well, first it was the Olympics.  But now Veronica is in San Diego.  So I wouldn’t expect another post until at least Sunday.