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OSCARS 1998 - 70th OSCAR NOMINATIONS

Itís all about Titanic! James Cameronís romantic drama has as many nominations for this yearís Oscars, 14, as the record holding All About Eve (1950) Ė but misses out in the writing category! Even with 14 nods, the Best Picture winner is not certain in a field that includes As Good As It gets, The Full Monty, Good Will Hunting and LA Confidential. The full nomination list, next page.

BEST PICTURE
"As Good As It Gets"
"The Full Monty"
"Good Will Hunting"
"L.A. Confidential"
"Titanic"

BEST DIRECTOR
Peter Cattaneo, "The Full Monty"
Gus Van Sant, "Good Will Hunting"
Curtis Hanson, "L.A. Confidential"
Atom Egoyan, "The Sweet Hereafter"
James Cameron, "Titanic"

BEST SCREENPLAY (original):
Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks, "As Good As It Gets"
Paul Thomas Anderson, "Boogie Nights"
Woody Allen, "Deconstructing Harry"
Simon Beaufoy, "The Full Monty"
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, "Good Will Hunting"

BEST SCREENPLAY (adapted):
Paul Attanasio, "Donnie Brasco"
Brian Helgeland and Curtis Hanson, "L.A.Confidential"
Atom Egoyan, "The Sweet Hereafter"
Hilary Henkin, David Mamet, "Wag TheDog"
Hossein Amini, "The Wings of the Dove"

BEST ACTOR
Matt Damon, "Good Will Hunting"
Robert Duvall, "The Apostle"
Peter Fonda, "Ulee's Gold"
Dustin Hoffman, "Wag the Dog"
Jack Nicholson, "As Good As It Gets"

BEST ACTRESS
Helena Bonham Carter, "The Wings of the Dove"
Julie Christie, "Afterglow"
Judi Dench, "(Her Majesty) Mrs. Brown"
Helen Hunt, "As Good As It Gets"
Kate Winslet, "Titanic"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Robert Forster, "Jackie Brown"
Anthony Hopkins, "Amistad"
Greg Kinnear, "As Good As It Gets"
Burt Reynolds, "Boogie Nights"
Robin Williams, "Good Will Hunting"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Kim Basinger, "L.A. Confidential"
Joan Cusack, "In & Out"
Minnie Driver, "Good Will Hunting"
Julianne Moore, "Boogie Nights"
Gloria Stuart, "Titanic"

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
"Beyond Silence," Germany
"Character," The Netherlands
"Four Days In September," Brazil
"Secrets Of The Heart," Spain
"The Thief," Russia

BEST ART DIRECTION
"Gattaca"
"Kundun"
"L.A. Confidential"
"Men In Black"
"Titanic"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
"Amistad"
"Kundun"
"L.A. Confidential"
"Titanic"
"The Wings of the Dove"

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
"Amistad"
"Kundun"
"Oscar and Lucinda", Janet Patterson (Australia)
"Titanic"
"The Wings of the Dove"

BEST FILM EDITING
"Air Force One", Richard Francis-Bruce (Australia)
"As Good As It Gets"
"Good Will Hunting"
"L.A. Confidential"
"Titanic"

BEST MAKE-UP
"Men In Black"
"(Her Majesty) Mrs. Brown"
"Titanic"

BEST ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE
"Amistad"
"Good Will Hunting"
"Kundun"
"L.A. Confidential"
"Titanic"

BEST ORIGINAL MUSICAL OR COMEDY SCORE
"Anastasia"
"As Good As It Gets"
"The Full Monty"
"Men In Black"
"My Best Friend's Wedding"

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
"Hercules"
"Con Air"
"Anastasia"
"Good Will Hunting"
"Titanic"

BEST SOUND
"Air Force One"
"Con Air"
"Contact"
"L.A. Confidential"
"Titanic"

BEST SOUND EFFECTS EDITING
"Face/Off"
"The Fifth Element"
"Titanic"

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
"The Lost World: Jurassic Park"
"Starship Troopers"
"Titanic"

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
"Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life"
"Colors Straight Up"
"4 Little Girls"
"The Long Way Home
"Waco: The Rules of Engagement"

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
"Alaska: Spirit of the Wild"
"Amazon"
"Daughter of the Bride"
"Still Kicking: The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies"
"A Story of Healing"

BEST SHORT ANIMATED FILM
"Famous Fred"
"Geri's Game"
"La Vieille Dame et les Pigeons"
"The Mermaid"
"Redux Riding Hood"

BEST SHORT LIVE-ACTION FILM
"Dance Lexie Dance"
"It's Good to Talk"
"Sweethearts?"
"Visas and Virtue"
"Wolfgang"


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