Ranking of BiggestLosers Zuzanna Kamińska I LO im. Stefana Żeromskiego w Ełku
The Academy Awards, officially known as The Oscars, are a set of awards given annually to honor the best and the most excellence of cinematic achievements. We all remember this unforgettable moments, sublime speeches full of tears , joy and acknowledgments. Every year there are winners and losers. Most of the Academy choices are right, but some of them are obvious mistake.
#7 Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson is one of the most-nominated male actor in Academy Awards history with twelvenominations. (eight for Best Actor and four for Best Supporting Actor). Despite his large number of nominations, Jack has only won Best Actor twice: for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest , As Good as It Getsand Best Supporting Actor once: for the "Terms of Endearment."His nine losses include such memorable movies as Easy Rider , Chinatown and A Few Good Men.
#6 Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese is widely regarded as one of the greatest directors intheworld. HisRagingBull, GoodfellasorGangs of New Yorkchangedhistory of cinematography. He hasbeennominated 8 times.Until 2007 whenhe finally took home the Best Director statue for The Departedhehadnever won theAcademyAward.
#5 Al Pacino
Al Pacino’s role as Frank SladeinScent of a Woman won himthe Oscar for Best Actorin 1993 afterpreviouslylosingseventimes. His iconicroles as Michael Corleone inGodfatheror Frank SerpicoinSerpicodid not givehimAcademyAwards.
#4 Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson has appeared in over 100 films including Die Hard, Jackie Brown, Unthinkable , Shaft, Unbreakable Django Unchained, as well as the Star Wars prequel trilogy and small rolein Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill Vol. 2. He was nominatedonlyonce for his unforgettable and magnificent role inPulp Fictionin 1994. Unfortunatelytheaward for Best Supportingactor went to Martin Landau for Ed Wood.
#3 Johnny Depp
Johnny Deppisknown as one of the most popular and talentedactorsin Hollywood. He hasbeennominatedthreetimes. In 2004 for his iconic Jack SparowinPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Yearafterhe was nominated for FindingNeverland. His latestnomination was for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Streetin 2008. Despitethefactthatheisconsidered as one of thebestactorsinmovie industry hehasnevergottenthe Oscar.
#2 Roman Polański
Roman Polański is considered as one of the few "truly international filmmakers” and one of thegreatestPolishdirectors. He hasbeennominated 5 times. TheAcadamyhonoredhimin 2003 for Best Director for ThePianist, but his otherworkssuch as Chinatown, Tessor his undeniablemasterpieceRosmery’s Baby stayedunnoticed.
#1 Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock isconsidered as thebiggest authority inhistory of thecinematography. He pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres.Alfred Hitchcock was nominated a total of five times for Best Director during his career. Though the movies he was nominated for, including Rear Window andPsycho, picked up other major awards, Hitchcock himself was never able to secure the big prize.
Notes • http://www.bloomberg.com/money-gallery/2012-02-23/the-oscars-biggest-losers.html • http://xfinity.comcast.net/slideshow/entertainment-oscarsbiggestlosers/2/ • Tadeusz Lubelski „Encyklopedia Kina” wyd. Biały Kruk • http://oscar.go.com/ • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academy_Award