This Sunday, February 26, the Rice Lake Public Library will host the second annual Oscar Viewing Party at 6:30 pm. Everyone in the community is invited to come enjoy this awards ceremony. Formal dress is encouraged. Prizes will be awarded and hors d’oeurves will be served.
The following Oscar nominees are movies all based on previously published books. Some of the book images are linked to the library catalog if you would like to request them.
The Adventures of Tintin — Best Music (John Williams)
Albert Nobbs – Best Actress (Glenn Close), Best Supporting Actress (Janet McTeer), Best Makeup
The Descendants — Best Picture, Best Actor (George Clooney), Best Director (Alexander Payne), Best Editing (Kevin Tent), Best Adapted Screenplay
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close — Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Max von Sydow)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Best Actress (Rooney Mara), Best Cinematography (Jeff Cronenweth), Best Editing (Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall), Best Sound Editing
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 – Best Art Direction, Best Makeup, Best Visual Effects
The Help – Best Picture, Best Actress (Viola Davis), Best Supporting Actress (Jessica Chastain), Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer)
Hugo — Best Director (Martin Scorsese), Best Cinematography (Robert Richardson), Best Art Direction, Best Costume, Best Editing (Thelma Schoonmaker), Best Music (Howard Shore), Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Adapted Screenplay
Jane Eyre – Best Costume
Moneyball – Best Picture, Best Actor (Brad Pitt), Best Supporting Actor (Jonah Hill), Best Editing (Christopher Tellefsen), Best Adapted Screenplay
My Week With Marilyn – Best Actress (Michelle Williams), Best Supporting Actor (Kenneth Branagh)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Best Actor (Gary Oldman), Best Music (Alberto Iglesias), Best Adapted Screenplay
War Horse – Best Picture, Best Cinematography (Janusz Kaminski), Best Music (John Williams, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing
After you’ve voted join us on Feb. 26th at 6:30 pm for our Annual Oscar Party. We’ll be serving hors d’oeuvres with games, trivia, and a red carpet. This year we’ll be showing it on the big screen with our new sound system.