Remember last year? The year of the indies? Funny, neither do we. My, how things change. Ever try to watch that “English Patient” movie on video? Pure torture. So, here’s a round-up of last years’ Oscar winners, just to refresh your memories and maybe to help you win a few bets around the water cooler.
[ 1997 Academy Award Winners: ]
Best Picture: “The English Patient” ^ Best Director: Anthony Minghella “The English Patient” ^ Best Actor: Geoffrey Rush “Shine” ^ Best Actress: Frances McDormand “Fargo” ^ Supporting Actor: Cuba Gooding, Jr. “Jerry Maguire” ^ Supporting Actress: Juliette Binoche “The English Patient” ^ Original Screenplay: The Coens “Fargo” ^ Adapted Screenplay: Billy Bob Thornton “Sling Blade”