A consistently intelligent (or at least bright), coherently constructed comedy that is on occasion a rather pointed critique of the American education system in the…
Complete list of winners at the 79th annual Academy Awards, presented Sunday night at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.
Best Picture: "The Departed"
Director: Martin Scorsese, "The Departed"
Actor: Forest Whitaker, "The Last King of Scotland"
Supporting Actress: Jennifer Hudson, "Dreamgirls"
Foreign Language Film: "The Lives of Others," Germany
Adapted Screenplay: William Monahan, "The Departed"
Original Screenplay: Michael Arndt, "Little Miss Sunshine"
Animated Feature Film: "Happy Feet"
Art Direction: "Pan's Labyrinth"
Cinematography: "Pan's Labyrinth"
Sound Mixing: "Dreamgirls"
Sound Editing: "Letters from Iwo Jima"
Original Score: "Babel"
Original Song: "I Need to Wake Up" from "An Inconvenient Truth," Melissa Etheridge
Costume: "Marie Antoinette"
Documentary Feature: "An Inconvenient Truth"
Documentary (short subject): "The Blood of the Yingzhou District"
Film Editing: "The Departed"
Makeup: "Pan's Labyrinth"
Animated Short Film: "The Danish Poet"
Live Action Short Film: "West Bank Story"
Visual Effects: "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"
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A look at John Sayles' brilliant "The Brother From Another Planet."