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Barrie Osborne on the Oscars

Barrie Osborne (producer of RotK) gives his views about the Oscars in this article at The New Zealand Herald. One of his comments is, “Awards are awards and they’re nice, but I think our film is certainly an incredible accomplishment and will last for a long long time.”

Yet more Oscar predictions

Had enough of predictions for this year’s Oscars? Well if not, there’s more of them at The Toronto Star, where Peter Howell predicts that RotK will win awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Original Score and a number of other technical awards such as Best Visual Effects and Makeup.

‘Rings’ hot favourite for Oscars!

According to a recent poll at ABC News, RotK is favourite to win the Best Picture Award at this year’s Oscars, gaining 42% of the vote. The next highest film in the poll was Seabiscuit, with 16%.

Vote for Best Original Song

Into the West has been nominated for the Oscar for the Best Original Song. You can listen to all 5 of the Oscar nominees and vote for your favorite at

More Oscar predictions

Only two days to go until the big night, Kurt Loder at MTV makes his predictions on who will win the major awards at this year’s Academy Awards. He has RotK down for Best Picture, and Peter Jackson for Best Director.

Flavour of the month

In this article at BBC News, Peter Jackson talks about the Oscars, his current status as “flavour of the month” and the stressful process of making the three LotR films.

Tickets Still On Sale for Into the West!

This is it! The countdown to Oscar night is on and Return of the King has been receiving many awards in Hollywood and internationally!

If you have not yet purchased your tickets to the Into the West Oscar Party, you still have a chance at Tickets are $60.00 in advance and $70.00 at the door on Sunday! Click read more to learn more about the party.

Interview with Viggo Mortensen

Viggo talks about The Lord of the Rings and his latest movie in an article at

The awards of The Rings

If you are finding it difficult to keep track of all the major film awards Return of the King has been nominated for and which awards it has won, go to this great summary (including links to the award websites) at IMBd.

While you are on the site, check out the all the links on the left side of the page for film trivia, a photo gallery and much more.

Screen Actors Guild awards on Citytv in Canada

The Screen Actors Guild awards will air on CityTV on Saturday, February 28th at 9pm. The SAG awards were held in LA on Sunday, February 22nd and the RotK cast won Best Film Ensemble. Liv Tyler was one of the presenters at the ceremony.