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1oscar masculinebefore noun Academy Award nominee — candidata al Oscar feminine
- Academy Award winner — ganadora del Oscar
- Academy Award ceremony — ceremonia de la entrega de los Oscar(s)
- A three-time Academy award winner, he has specialised in scene-stealing eccentrics with more than a touch of lunacy, from the mental patient in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest to the axe murderer in The Shining.
- The rule states that either the most popular or the most significant film gets the Academy award for best screenplay.
- Well blow me down if I don't give you an Academy award on the spot for your breathtaking talent and originality.
- Elizabeth Taylor did not receive an Academy award nomination for Three Faces of Eve.
- Kingsley outshines Winstone's implosively keen performance, and the casting director deserves an Academy award, easily.
- Bolstered by a handful of Academy award nominations, I had high expectations for this film.
- A child prodigy and prolific opera composer, Korngold composed music for sixteen films, mostly for Warner Bros, and received Academy awards for Anthony Adverse and The Adventures of Robin Hood.
- This is a documentary that, if there is any justice at all, should win him a special diamond-studded Academy award: a real-life human drama that David Lean would have loved.
- And that passion helped a young actor give the best performance of his career, and get nominated for an Academy award.
- But Julie Andrews became a bigtime movie star the same year by starring in Disney's original musical Mary Poppins - and won the Academy award for Best Actress.
- The fact that it made to the final round of the best foreign film category of the Academy awards itself proves beyond doubt that the film is a winner.
- It would win the 1974 Academy award for Best Documentary.
- And in the beginning the academy would not let us interview anybody who was up for an Academy award.
- Olivier received an Academy award nomination for Best Actor, but lost to Burt Lancaster for his work in Elmer Gantry.
- Nominated for 7 Academy awards in 1994, it failed to bag a single award.
- Was Grace Kelly ever nominated for an Academy award?
- He won the Academy award for best actor for his work in Scent of a Woman.
- He moved to Sweden with his wife but returned to the US in 1972 to collect a special Academy award.
- It is Heston's Oscar-winning delivery that gives them stature and status, even if it is 40 years since he collected his Academy award for his performance in Ben Hur.
- Either way, this year's Academy award belongs to The Lord of the Rings.
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