Phoenix, Witherspoon Nominated for Oscars

Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon were nominated for Oscars on Tuesday morning (Jan. 31) as best actor and best actress for their roles as Johnny Cash and June Carter in Walk the Line. However, the film was not nominated for best picture. The Oscars will be presented March 5 in Los Angeles. The film won three Golden Globes on Jan. 16. Witherspoon accepted a Screen Actors Guild award for best actress on Sunday (Jan. 29). The film was also nominated for achievement in costume design, film editing and sound mixing.