Director Steven Soderbergh. Two of his films are big contenders for Academy Awards on Sunday. His film Traffic
has been nominated for Five awards: Best Picture, Best Directing, Best Editing, Best Writing (Adapted), as well as Best Actor in a Supporting Role for actor Benicio Del Toro. His film Erin Brokovich
has been nominated for five awards also: Best Directing, Best Picture, Best Writer (original screenplay), as well as Best Actor in a supporting role for Albert Finney, and Best Actress in a Leading role for Julia Roberts. Film director Ang Lee's film Crouching Tiger, Killing Dragon
, is up for ten academy awards: Best Foreign Language Film, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Directing, Best Editing, Best Music (Score), Best Music (song), Best Picture, and Best Writing (screen adaption). The film stars Chow Yun-Fat and Michelle Yeoh. Actress Michelle Yeoh's been called Asia's foremost female action star. She's the lead in Crouching Tiger, Killing Dragon
. Yeoh has starred in many films including Supercop
with Jackie Chan and the 007 thriller Tomorrow Never Dies
. (Original Broadcast Dates: January 2, 2001 and December 5, 2000)
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