Fandango's Red Carpet Coverage Launches With Free Movie Ticket Giveaway
Moviegoers Select The Departed's Leonardo DiCaprio and Jack Nicholson as the Top Performances Overlooked by the Academy(R)The Departed performances of Leonardo DiCaprio and Jack Nicholson are the two most sorely missed among the 2006 Oscar(R) nominations, according to a moviegoer survey on Fandango, the nation's largest online, phone and mobile movie ticketing destination. DiCaprio and Nicholson currently have 24% and 22% of the vote, respectively, while Sacha Baron Cohen in Borat (20%), Beyonce Knowles in Dreamgirls (18%), Maggie Gyllenhaal in Stranger Than Fiction (10%) and Brad Pitt in Babel (6%) round out the poll's other "most overlooked actors."
This is just part of the extensive news and information that can be found in Fandango's Red Carpet Coverage of the 79th Annual Academy Awards(R), launching today at www.fandango.com/oscars and presented by Discover Card.
Film fans can enter a giveaway to win free movie tickets, vote in weekly polls, read experts' picks for who will win this year's Oscars(R) and view photos from last year's Red Carpet. Additional content includes exclusive articles from an array of film commentators, an Oscar(R) blog by film historian and critic Kim Morgan, Oscar(R) trivia, a full listing of the award winners all the way back to the first ceremony and much more.
Among the award-watching experts offering their Oscar(R) predictions on Fandango are:
* Elizabeth Snead of the Los Angeles Times' Awards Insider site, TheEnvelope.com;
* NPR commentator and screenwriter John Ridley (Three Kings, Undercover Brother);
* Online movie critics Harry Knowles of Ain't It Cool News and JoBlo (Berge Garabedian) of JoBlo.com;
* Fandango film commentators Kim Morgan and Richard Horgan.
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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24, 2007 /PRNewswire/ --