Winner '94:
First Saw It:
Forrest Gump
August 2, 1994, at the United Artists Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, VA, with my father's mother
Bridesmaids: Four Weddings and a Funeral, Pulp Fiction, Quiz Show, The Shawshank Redemption
My Vote: Pulp Fiction, especially since I don't belong to the Shawshank brigade
Overlooked: Vanya on 42nd Street, Heavenly Creatures, Ed Wood, Natural Born Killers, Speed


Forrest Gump
Director: Robert Zemeckis. Cast: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field, Mykelti Williamson, Michael Conner Humphreys, Hanna Hall, Haley Joel Osment, Margo Moorer, Geoffrey Blake, Siobhan Fallon. Screenplay: Eric Roth (based on the novel by Winston Groom).

Photo © 1994 Paramount Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. C–


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Robert Zemeckis
Best Actor: Tom Hanks
Best Supporting Actor: Gary Sinise
Best Adapted Screenplay: Eric Roth
Best Cinematography: Don Burgess
Best Art Direction: Rick Carter; Nancy Haigh
Best Film Editing: Arthur Schmidt
Best Original Score: Alan Silvestri
Best Sound: Randy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis S. Sands, and William B. Kaplan
Best Sound Effects: Gloria S. Borders & Randy Thom
Best Visual Effects: Ken Ralston, George Murphy, Stephen Rosenbaum, and Allen Hall
Best Makeup: Daniel C. Striepeke, Hallie D'Amore, and Judith A. Cory

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Director: Robert Zemeckis
Best Actor (Drama): Tom Hanks
Best Supporting Actress: Robin Wright Penn
Best Supporting Actor: Gary Sinise
Best Screenplay: Eric Roth
Best Original Score: Alan Silvestri

Other Awards:
Directors Guild of America: Best Director
Producers Guild of America: Best Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Actor (Hanks)
Writers Guild of America: Best Adapted Screenplay
National Board of Review: Best Picture (tie with Pulp Fiction); Best Actor (Hanks); Best Supporting Actor (Sinise)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Visual Effects

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