Well, he did it! An Inconvenient Truth is nominated for an Oscar in the Documentary Feature category. Looks like we’ll be seeing Al Gore at the Oscars! Melissa Ethridge‘s song I Need to Wake Up, from the film, is also nominated.
(Personal semi-related story: My husband & I were watching the Golden Globes, and he said to me, “The good thing about Arnold Schwarzenegger being Governor is that we don’t have to see him in events like this.” Ten minutes later the TV blasts: “Up next, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will present the award for…”)
Plus, the film that got us all talking about conflict diamonds, Blood Diamond, grabbed several nominations: Leading Actor, Supporting Actor, Film Editing, Sound Editing, and Sound Mixing.
Get ready! The Oscars will be on ABC on February 25, 2007 at 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET.