Calendar Big Oscars Issue : . . . and Our Critics' Picks

THE BIG 6 Picture Kenneth Turan: Forrest Gump Kevin Thomas: Forrest Gump Peter Rainer: Forrest Gump TimesLink consensus: Forrest Gump Hollywood consensus: Forrest Gump

Actor Kenneth Turan: Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump) Kevin Thomas: Tom Hanks Peter Rainer: Tom Hanks TimesLink consensus: Tom Hanks Hollywood consensus: Tom Hanks

Supporting Actor Kenneth Turan: Martin Landau (Ed Wood) Kevin Thomas: Martin Landau Peter Rainer: Martin Landau TimesLink consensus: Martin Landau Hollywood consensus: Martin Landau

Actress Kenneth Turan: Jessica Lange (Blue Sky) Kevin Thomas: Jessica Lange Peter Rainer: Jessica Lange TimesLink consensus: Jodie Foster (Nell) Hollywood consensus: Jessica Lange

Supporting Actress Kenneth Turan: Dianne Wiest (Bullets Over Broadway) Kevin Thomas: Dianne Wiest Peter Rainer: Dianne Wiest TimesLink consensus: Uma Thurman (Pulp Fiction) Hollywood consensus: Dianne Wiest

Director Kenneth Turan: Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump) Kevin Thomas: Robert Zemeckis Peter Rainer: Robert Zemeckis Hollywood consensus: Robert Zemeckis * TimesLine consensus is a poll of on-line subscribers; 869 voted their Oscar picks in the top five categories. Hollywood consensus is based on an informal poll of 50 directors, actors, studio executives and other Hollywood players.

THE REST Original Screenplay Kenneth Turan: Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino; stories by Tarantino & Roger Avary) Kevin Thomas: Pulp Fiction Peter Rainer: Pulp Fiction Adapted Screenplay Kenneth Turan: Forrest Gump (Eric Roth) Kevin Thomas: Forrest Gump Peter Rainer: Quiz Show (Paul Attanasio) Foreign-Language Film Kenneth Turan: Strawberry and Chocolate (Cuba) Kevin Thomas: Burnt by the Sun (Russia) Peter Rainer: Before the Rain (Macedonia) Art Direction Kenneth Turan: The Madness of King George (Ken Adam, art direction; Carolyn Scott, set decoration) Kevin Thomas: Bullets Over Broadway (Santo Loquasto, art direction; Susan Bode, set decoration) Peter Rainer: Interview With the Vampire (Dante Ferretti, art direction; Francesca Lo Schiavo, set direction) Cinematography Kenneth Turan: Forrest Gump (Don Burgess) Kevin Thomas: Forrest Gump Peter Rainer: Forrest Gump Costume Design Kenneth Turan: Bullets Over Broadway (Jeffrey Kurland) Kevin Thomas: Little Women (Colleen Atwood) Peter Rainer: Little Women Documentary Features Kenneth Turan: Freedom on My Mind (Connie Field and Marilyn Mulford) Kevin Thomas: Freedom on My Mind Peter Rainer: Freedom on My Mind Documentary Short Subject Kenneth Turan: Straight From the Heart (Dee Mosbacher and Frances Reid) Kevin Thomas: Straight From the Heart Peter Rainer: A Time for Justice (Charles Guggenheim) Film Editing Kenneth Turan: Forrest Gump (Arthur Schmidt) Kevin Thomas: Hoop Dreams (Frederick Marx, Steve James and Bill Haugse) Peter Rainer: Speed (John Wright) Makeup Kenneth Turan: Forrest Gump (Daniel C. Striepeke, Hallie D'Amore and Judith A. Cory) Kevin Thomas: Ed Wood (Rick Baker, Ve Neill and Yolanda Toussieng) Peter Rainer: Ed Wood Music (Original Score) Kenneth Turan: Forrest Gump (Alan Silvestri) Kevin Thomas: The Lion King (Hans Zimmer) Peter Rainer: The Lion King Music (Original Song) Kenneth Turan: Can You Feel the Love Tonight (Elton John and Tim Rice) "The Lion King" Kevin Thomas: Can You Feel the Love Tonight Peter Rainer: Can You Feel the Love Tonight Animated Short Kenneth Turan: Triangle (Erica Russell) Kevin Thomas: Bob's Birthday (Alison Snowden and David Fine) Peter Rainer: The Janitor (Vanessa Schwartz) Live-Action Short Kenneth Turan: Trevor (Peggy Rajski and Randy Stone) Kevin Thomas: Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life (Peter Capaldi and Ruth Kenley-Letts) Peter Rainer: Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life Sound Kenneth Turan: Speed (Greeg Landaker, Steve Maslow, Bob Beemer and David R.B. MacMillan) Kevin Thomas: Forrest Gump (Randy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis Sands and William B. Kaplan) Peter Rainer: Clear and Present Danger (Donald Mitchell, Michael Herbick, Frank A. Montano and Arthur Rochester) Sound-Effects Editing Kenneth Turan: Forrest Gump (Gloria S. Borders and Randy Thom) Kevin Thomas: Forrest Gump Peter Rainer: Speed (Stephen Hunter Flick) Visual Effects Kenneth Turan: Forrest Gump (Ken Ralston, George Murphy, Stephen Rosenbaum and Allen Hall) Kevin Thomas: Forrest Gump Peter Rainer: Forrest Gump THE OSCARS ON TV What: The 67th annual Academy Awards Where: The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles When: Monday Time: Live coverage begins at 6 p.m. and continues until conclusion Network: ABC Host: David Letterman

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