Chicago Wins Big At Oscar Ceremonies

“Chicago” won best picture at the Oscars last night and became the first musical since “Oliver” in 1968 to win best picture. It also took home Oscars for best supporting actress (Catherine Zeta-Jones), art direction, costume design, sound and film editing. “Chicago” had led all films with 13 nominations.

Adrien Brody won Best Actor for his performance in “The Pianist” as did Roman Polanski as Best Director for the film based on Holocaust survivor Wladyslaw Szpilman.

Best Actress went to Nicole Kidman for her role as Virginia Woolf in “The Hours,” and gave a weepy acceptance speech.

Chris Cooper won best supporting actor nod for his performance as a scraggly orchid thief in “Adaptation.”

Rounding out the major categories, Eminem won for Original Song in 8 Mile for Lose Yourself.

For a full list of winners, visit

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