"'SISKEL & EBERT' MEMO TO ACADEMY MEMBERS: OSCAR NOMINEES THAT SHOULDN'T BE OVERLOOKED"
"'SISKEL & EBERT' MEMO TO ACADEMY MEMBERS: OSCAR NOMINEES THAT SHOULDN'T BE OVERLOOKED" Special Edition to Air on Stations Around The Country, Weekend of Jan. 18 BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "Siskel & Ebert" look back over the year's best movie-making in an effort to remind Academy voters of some great films and performances that they hope won't be overlooked as the members make their nominations for the year's Academy Awards. Following is a list of each critic's personal suggestions for whom they feel deserves recognition in the categories of Best Actor, Actress, Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress, Actor and Best Director for this year's Academy Awards. They will also propose favorites in several other categories of their individual choosing. In their inimitable style, they are bound to surprise each other with a couple of their choices, and maybe even disagree. "Siskel & Ebert" is distributed by Buena Vista Television, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Co. "'SISKEL & EBERT' MEMO TO THE ACADEMY: OSCAR NOMINEES THAT SHOULDN'T BE OVERLOOKED"
Best Actor Obvious Choices: Warren Beatty, "Bugsy" Anthony Hopkins, "Silence of the Lambs" Nick Nolte, "Prince of Tides" Siskel's Choice: Val Kilmer, "The Doors" Ebert's Choice: Wesley Snipes, "New Jack City" Best Actress Obvious Choices: Jody Foster, "Silence of the Lambs" Annette Bening, "Bugsy" Susan Sarandon, "Thelma & Louise" Geena Davis, "Thelma & Louise" Siskel's Choice: Laura Dern, "Rambling Rose" Ebert's Choice: Mimi Rogers, "The Rapture" Best Picture Obvious Choices: "Beauty and the Beast" "Bugsy" "Silence of the Lambs" Siskel's Choice: "Grand Canyon" Ebert's Choice: "JFK" Best Supporting Actress Siskel's Choice: Jane Horrocks, "Life is Sweet" Ebert's Choice: Reese Witherspoon, "The Man in the Moon" Best Supporting Actor Siskel's Choice: Steven Hill, "Billy Bathgate" Ebert's Choice: Tim Curry, "Oscar" Best Director Ebert's Choice: Mike Leigh, "Life is Sweet" Best Writer Siskel's Choice: John Sayles, "City of Hope" Ebert's Choice: John Singleton, "Boyz N The Hood" Best Cinematography Siskel's Choice: Haskell Wexler, "Other People's Money" Best Production Design Siskel's Choice: Dennis Gassner, "Barton Fink"
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