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The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work on one particular motion picture.
The Academy Award for Best Director (officially known as the Academy Award for Best Directing) is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Film Editing is one of the annual awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best screenplay not based upon previously published material.
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Production Design recognizes achievement for art direction in film.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
An audio commentary is an additional audio track, usually digital, consisting of a lecture or comments by one or more speakers, that plays in real time with a video.
Autism is a developmental disorder characterized by troubles with social interaction and communication and by restricted and repetitive behavior.
Autism spectrum, also known as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a range of conditions classified as neurodevelopmental disorders.
Barris Industries, Inc. was an American game show production company that was founded by Chuck Barris.
Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor.
Barry Morrow (born June 12, 1948) is an American screenwriter and producer.
Beth Grant (born September 18, 1949) is an American character actress known for often playing conservatives, religious zealots, or sticklers for rules.
Bill is a 1981 American made-for-television biographical drama film starring Mickey Rooney and Dennis Quaid based on the life of Bill Sackter.
William James Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American actor, comedian, and writer.
William "Bill" Sackter (April 13, 1913 – June 16, 1983) was an American man with an intellectual disability whose fame as the subject of two television movies and a feature-length documentary helped change national attitudes on persons with disabilities.
Blackjack, also known as twenty-one, is a comparing card game between usually several players and a dealer, where each player in turn competes against the dealer, but players do not play against each other.
Bonnie Lynn Hunt (born September 22, 1961) is an American comedian, actress, voice actress, director, producer, and writer.
A box office or ticket office is a place where tickets are sold to the public for admission to an event.
Founded in 1999, Box Office Mojo tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, and publishes the data on its website.
The Roadmaster is an automobile that was built by Buick from 1936 to 1958, and again from 1991 to 1996.
Card counting is a casino card game strategy used primarily in the blackjack family of casino games to determine whether the next hand is likely to give a probable advantage to the player or to the dealer.
CBS Interactive Inc. (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American media company and is a division of the CBS Corporation.
Comedy-drama, also known as dramedy (portmanteau of words drama and comedy), is a genre in film and television works in which plot elements are a combination of comedy and drama.
Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play performed in a theatre, or on radio or television.
Dustin Lee Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is an American actor and director, with a career in film, television, and theater since 1960.
Eidetic memory (sometimes called photographic memory) is an ability to vividly recall images from memory after only a few instances of exposure, with high precision for a brief time after exposure,The terms eidetic memory and photographic memory are often used interchangeably.
Emission standards are the legal requirements governing air pollutants released into the atmosphere.
Fandango is an American ticketing company that sells movie tickets via their website as well as through their mobile app.
Fear of flying is a fear of being on an airplane (aeroplane), or other flying vehicle, such as a helicopter, while in flight.
A filming location is a place where some or all of a film or television series is produced, in addition to or instead of using sets constructed on a movie studio backlot or soundstage.
George Kirgo (born George Blumenthal; March 26, 1926 – August 22, 2004) was an American screenwriter, author and humorist.
Gerald Robert "Jerry" Molen (born January 6, 1935) is an American film producer.
The Golden Bear (Goldener Bär) is the highest prize awarded for the best film at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Director has been presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, an organization composed of journalists who cover the United States film industry for publications based outside North America, since 1943.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama has been awarded annually since 1952 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).
The Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay – Motion Picture is one of the annual awards given by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
To green-light is to give permission or a go ahead to move forward with a project.
Hans Florian Zimmer (born 12 September 1957) is a German film score composer and record producer.
Ida Random (born 1945) is an American production designer.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States.
John Henry Alvin (November 24, 1948 – February 6, 2008) was an American cinematic artist and painter who illustrated many movie posters.
John Clement Seale A.C.S. A.S.C. (born 5 October 1942) is a retired Australian cinematographer.
Joseph Albert Wapner (November 15, 1919 – February 26, 2017) was an American judge and television personality.
Laurence Kim Peek (November 11, 1951 – December 19, 2009) was an American savant.
Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. is an Italian brand and manufacturer of luxury sports cars and SUVs based in Sant'Agata Bolognese and tractors Lamborghini Trattori in Pieve di Cento, Italy.
The Las Vegas Strip is a stretch of South Las Vegas Boulevard in Clark County, Nevada that is known for its concentration of resort hotels and casinos.
Linda DeScenna (born November 14, 1949) is an American set decorator.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Lucinda Jenney (born April 23, 1954) is an American actress.
Mark Johnson (born December 27, 1945) is an American film and television producer.
Martin Brest (born August 8, 1951) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Mental calculators are people with a prodigious ability in some area of mental calculation, such as adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing large numbers.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Michael D. Roberts (born December 25, 1947) is an American actor.
Philip Andre "Mickey" Rourke Jr. (born September 16, 1952), is an American actor, screenwriter, and retired boxer, who has appeared primarily as a leading man in drama, action, and thriller films.
The Nastro d'Argento (lit. Silver Ribbon) is an Italian film award awarded each year since 1946 by the Sindacato Nazionale Giornalisti Cinematografici Italiani (lit. Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists).
news.com.au is an Australian news and entertainment website owned by News Corp Australia.
Palm Springs (Cahuilla: Se-Khi)Wilkerson, Lyn (2009).
Pauline Kael (June 19, 1919 – September 3, 2001) was an American film critic who wrote for The New Yorker magazine from 1968 to 1991.
Film production on location in Newark, New Jersey, April 2004. Principal photography is the phase of film production in which the movie is filmed, with actors on set and cameras rolling, as distinct from pre-production and post-production.
Psychiatric hospitals, also known as mental hospitals, mental health units, mental asylums or simply asylums, are hospitals or wards specializing in the treatment of serious mental disorders, such as clinical depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.
Qantas Airways is the flag carrier of Australia and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations.
A road movie is a film genre in which the main characters leave home on a road trip, typically altering the perspective from their everyday lives.
Roger Birnbaum (born November 14, 1950) is an American film producer who owns the company Spyglass Entertainment and was co-CEO and co-Chairman of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.
Ronald Bass (born March 26, 1942) sometimes credited as Ron Bass, is an American screenwriter and film producer.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
In filmmaking, the rough cut is the second of three stages of offline editing.
Savant syndrome is a condition in which someone with significant mental disabilities demonstrates certain abilities far in excess of average.
A dealing shoe or dealer's shoe is a gaming device, mainly used in casinos, to hold multiple decks of playing cards.
Social engineering, in the context of information security, refers to psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information.
Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.
Stewart Bridgewater Linder (November 8, 1931 – January 12, 2006) was an American film editor with 25 credits.
Subitizing is the rapid, accurate, and confident judgments of numbers performed for small numbers of items.
Sunbelt Publications, incorporated in 1988 with roots in the book business since 1973, publishes and distributes multi-language pictorials, natural science and outdoor guidebooks, regional references, and stories that celebrate the land and its people.
Sydney Irwin Pollack (July 1, 1934 – May 26, 2008) was an American film director, producer, and actor.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Time Out is a British travel magazine published by Time Out Group.
Thomas Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV; July 3, 1962) is an American actor and producer.
Trustee (or the holding of a trusteeship) is a legal term which, in its broadest sense, is a synonym for anyone in a position of trust and so can refer to any person who holds property, authority, or a position of trust or responsibility for the benefit of another.
Twins is a 1988 American buddy comedy film produced and directed by Ivan Reitman about unlikely twins (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito) who were separated at birth.
United Artists (UA) is an American film and television entertainment studio.
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.
Valeria Golino (born 22 October 1965) is an Italian actress and director.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
Vincent Canby (July 27, 1924 – October 15, 2000) was an American film and theatre critic who served as the chief film critic for The New York Times from 1969 until the early 1990s, then its chief theatre critic from 1994 until his death in 2000.
The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) is a labor union representing film, television, radio, and new media writers.
The 1988 Writers Guild of America strike was a strike action taken by members of both the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) against major United States television and film studios represented by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).
The 39th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from February 10 to 21, 1989.
The 61st Academy Awards ceremony, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 1988, and took place on Wednesday, March 29, 1989, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, beginning at 6:00 p.m. PST/ 9:00 p.m. EST.