WINNERS & LOSERS THE OSCAR NOMINATIONS
RICHARD NIXON The man can't be laid to rest! Anthony Hopkins' blood-curdling portrayal gets a nod
FOREIGN LANDS Four of five Best Pictures are set overseas--and the fifth is set in outer space
HOOKERS Played by Best Actresses Elisabeth Shue and Sharon Stone and supporting bet Mira Sorvino
SCIENTOLOGISTS John Travolta and Nicole Kidman, shoo-ins for Get Shorty and To Die For, are shooed out
BOX-OFFICE HITS Oscar again frowns on films people actually bother to see: Batman and Die Hard sequels
SAD ENDINGS Best Director choices Leaving Las Vegas and Dead...