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Each year we tune in to the Oscars to see the stars get dressed to the nines and celebrate the year's finest achievements in film. This memorial site is dedicated to Oscar winners and nominees – the actors, directors, screenwriters and others honored by or associated with the Academy Awards.
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The Oscars: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Curtis Hanson

Curtis Hanson, the Oscar-winning screenwriter who directed "8 Mile" and "L.A. Confidential," died Sept. 20, 2016, according to multiple news sources. He was 71. Hanson directed the psychological thriller "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" (1992); the crime film "L.A. Confidential" (1997), the drama "8 Mile" (2002) starring the hip-hop artist Eminem, and the romantic comedy "In Her Shoes" (2005). Hanson won the Academy Award for best adapted screenplay in 1998, for co-writing "L.A....
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