'Prisoner of Azkaban' nominated for two Oscars

  January 25, 2005 at 9:06 AM ET
  Geri     HPANA (via Oscar.com)
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Earlier this morning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announcedopens in new window their Oscar nominations, and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban has received 2 nods. Nominations are in Best Visual Effects and Best Original Score.

In the Best Original Score categoryopens in new window Prisoner will be competing against Finding Neverland, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Passion of the Christ & The Village for the Oscar. This is the forty-third Academy Award nomination (including five wins) for John Williams.

In the Best Visual Effects categoryopens in new window it is up against I, Robot & Spider-man 2. This is the first nomination for Roger Guyett, the second for Tim Burke & the fourth for John Richardson.

The Oscars will air live from Los Angeles on Sunday, February 27 (please check your local listings).


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