HELLO TO ALL, I am Dr Kramer!!  I created this web page for your info
on the Oscars for this year, and I will keep you up to date on other 
big events and big stories as they happen!!



The 70th Annual Academy Awards were Monday, March 23!!!!  The show 
lasted over half an hour longer than it was supposed to, but overall
it was pretty good.  Titanic was the big winner overall with 11 awards 
including Best Picture, tying Ben Hur for most ever!  As Good As It 
Gets took home 2 awards for acting, both considered to be slight 
surprises.  





Best Picture

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

My Pick:  Titanic

THE WINNER:  TITANIC


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

My Pick:  Robert Duvall

THE WINNER:  JACK NICHOLSON


Best Actress

Helena Bonham Carter- The Wings of the Dove
Julie Christie- Afterglow
Judi Dench- Mrs. Brown
Helen Hunt- As Good As It Gets
Kate Winslet- Titanic

My Pick:  Judi Dench

THE WINNER:  HELEN HUNT


Best Supporting Actor

Robert Forster- Jackie Brown
Sir Anthony Hopkins- Amistad
Greg Kinnear- As Good As It Gets
Burt Reynolds- Boogie Nights
Robin Williams- Good Will Hunting

My Pick:  Robin Williams

THE WINNER:  ROBING WILLIAMS


Best Supporting Actress

Kim Baysinger- L.A. Confidential
Joan Cusack- In and Out
Minnie Driver- Good Will Hunting
Julianne Moore- Boogie Nights
Gloria Stuart- Titanic

My Pick:  Kim Baysinger

THE WINNER:  KIM BAYSINGER


Best Director 

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

My Pick:  James Cameron

THE WINNER: JAMES CAMERON


Best Original Screenplay

Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks- As Good As It Gets
Paul Thomas Anderson- Boogie Nights
Woody Allen- Deconstructing Harry
Simon Beaufoy- The Full Monty
Ben Affleck & Matt Damon- Good Will Hunting

My Pick:  Affleck and Damon

THE WINNER:  AFFLECK AND DAMON


Best Original or Comedy Score

Anastasia- Stephen Flaherty, Lynn Ahrens and David Newman
As Good As It Gets- Hans Zimmer 
The Full Monty- Anne Dudley 
Men In Black- Danny Elfman 
My Best Friend's Wedding- James Newton Howard

My Pick:  Men In Black

THE WINNER:  THE FULL MONTY


Best Original Dramatic Score
 
Amistad- John Williams 
Good Will Hunting- Danny Elfman
Kundun- Philip Glass 
L.A. Confidential- Jerry Goldsmith
Titanic- James Horner

My Pick:  Titanic

THE WINNER:  TITANIC


Best Original Song

"Go The Distance"- Hercules:  Alan Menken and David Zippel 
"How Do I Live"- Con Air:  Diane Warren
"Journey To The Past"- Anastasia:  Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens
"Miss Misery"- Good Will Hunting:  Elliott Smith
"My Heart Will Go On"- Titanic:  James Horner and Will Jennings

My Pick:  "My Heart Will Go On"

THE WINNER:  "MY HEART WILL GO ON"


Other Winners:


Adapted Screenplay:  L.A. Confidential- Hanson and Hegeland

Film Editing:  Titanic         

Art Direction:  Titanic

Cinematography:  Titanic

Visual Effects:  Titanic

Costume:  Titanic

Sound Effects Editing:  Titanic

Sound:  Titanic

Makeup:  Men In Black


I got 7 out of 10 of my picks!!!!  I guess that's pretty good for a 
guessing man!!  I enjoyed the Oscars but it was very boring at times I 
have to admit!!  I hope you all saw it and enjoyed it like me!!


                                  Signing Off:
                                      Dr Kramer
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