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The Oscars - 2007 Oscars 79th Academy Awards Coverage
Best Director
Alejandro González Iñárritu Martin Scorsese Clint Eastwood Stephen Frears Paul Greengrass
Director Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
Paul Greengrass
Paul Greengrass
Alfonso Cuarón
Alfonso Cuarón
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Alejandro González Iñárritu Babel
Wesley Morris
Will win
Should win
Was robbed
Shouldn't be here
Director Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
Paul Greengrass
Paul Greengrass
Alfonso Cuarón
Alfonso Cuarón
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Alejandro González Iñárritu Babel
Ty Burr
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Babel
Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE
The Music of Chance
The great passion of director Alejandro González Iñárritu -- many would argue his great gift -- is for building collages ...
Martin Scorsese
The Departed
Martin Scorsese, 'The Departed'
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Matt, meet Marty
Matt Damon was mere days away from picking up the best screenplay Oscar that would change his life. But for the moment, the Cambridge native was just an actor looking up to a cinematic god ...
 Could this be Scorsese's time to shine?
Clint Eastwood
Letters from Iwo Jima
Clint Eastwood
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FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE
The Myth & The Men
Clint Eastwood was 15 years old when he picked up his local newspaper on a February morning in 1945 and first saw the famous photograph of six American GIs raising the flag on Iwo Jima.
 This year's Oscar picks have a foreign accent
Stephen Frears
The Queen
Stephen Frears
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The Queen & I
"I could always see that making it was cheeky, impertinent, controversial, but [it] wasn't controversial," Frears says. "It wasn't sensationalized. There was nothing I didn't believe ..."
Paul Greengrass
United 93
Paul Greengrass
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FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE
A Serious Man with a Serious Subject: 9/11
Paul Greengrass, director of ''United 93," paced back and forth. He leaned against a floor-to-ceiling picture window facing Avery Street. He touched the glass, as if pulling an answer from the blue sky, and Boston beyond.
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