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Hannibal Lecter in a mask from Silence Of The Lambs


Best Action - Terminator 2 Judgment Day-0


Billy Crystal hosts again at the Dorothy Chandler. LGBT threatened to protest the show for having some of the films show dergatory and unflattering portrayals of homosexuals but their plan failed. Silence Of The Lambs not only became the first film to be on VHS prior to the awards show also became the third film to win the big five Oscars. Satyajt Ray was given an honorary Oscar for his rare mastery of the art of motion pictures and his profound humanitarian overlook, which has had an indelible influence on filmmakers and audiences throughout the world and Geroge Lucas was given the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.


Manipulation won Best Animated Short

Session Man won Best Live Action Short

Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Weapons, and Our Environment won Best Documentary Short

Italy won Best Foreign Language Film for their entry Mediterraneo

In The Shadow Of The Stars won Best Documentary Feature

Thelma & Louise won Best Original Screenplay

The Fisher King won Best Supporting Actress

City Slickers won Best Supporting Actor

JFK won 2 Academy Awards for Best Cinematography and Best Film Editing

Bugsy won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design

Beauty And The Beast won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Original Score and Best Original Song (title song)

Terminator II: Judgment Day won 4 Academy Awards for Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing, Best Makeup and Best Visual Effects

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Silence Of The Lambs won the Big Five Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay