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Best Art Direction: 1968

Official Nominations: Oliver! War And Peace. The Shoes Of The Fisherman. Star! 2001: A Space Odyssey.

A minor surprise with the strange The Shoes Of The Fisherman  131 more words

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Best Costume Design: 1968

Official Nominations: Romeo And Juliet. Star! Oliver! The Lion In Winter. Planet Of The Apes

No surprises this year, as is standard for this category, with musicals and historic and costume dramas leading the year. 249 more words

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Best Cinematography - 1968

Official Nominations: Romeo And Juliet. Ice Station Zebra. Star! Oliver! Funny Girl.

There is one obvious outcast here, and that one will obviously be my choice of winner. 268 more words

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Best Animated Feature - 1968

My Nominations: Asterix and Cleopatra. The Little Norse Prince. The SuperVIPs. Yellow Submarine.

Asterix and Cleopatra is a surprisingly deep film with a lot of character and pot detail as well as some well drawn action sequences and musical numbers. 152 more words

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Best Foreign Film: 1968

Official Nominations: War And Peace. The Boys Of Paul Street. The Firemen’s Ball. The Girl With The Pistol. Stolen Kisses.

Bondarchuk’s War And Peace picked up the win this year, one of the most expensive, important, and successful Russian films ever, but perhaps an odd choice given that it was not reviewed without negative criticism. 276 more words

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Best Supporting Actress - 1968

*Note – as I was off the grid there for a few days, I’ll promise a bonanza of posts over the next few days and into next week… 300 more words

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Best Supporting Actor - 1968

Official Nominations: Jack Albertson. Seymour Cassel. Daniel Massey. Jack Wilde. Gene Wilder.

A lot of unusual choices for performances this year, with Jack Albertson doing nothing out of the ordinary in the merely ordinary  236 more words

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