News for Feb. 11, 2004

Roth To Winners: "Keep it Short"

2/11/04, 11:12 am EST - Xoanon

This year's Oscar nominees have been instructed to keep their speeches short on the big night, during a glitzy Los Angeles luncheon with the producer Joe Roth. The America's Sweethearts director was joined by contenders such as Diane Keaton, Charlize Theron, Sean Penn and Tim Robbins at the Beverly Hills Hotel for the traditional bash - and during the star-studded event, Roth took the opportunity to request restraint from the potential winners. [More]