Screen World: The Films of 2006: Volume 58

Movie fans eagerly await each new edition of Screen World , the definitive record of the cinema since 1949. Volume 58 provides an illustrated listing of every significant American and foreign film released in the United States in 2006, documented with more than 1,000 color and black-and-white photographs.This edition of Screen World highlights Best Picture winner The Departed , which also brought a long-overdue Oscar to director Martin Scorsese; two uncanny portrayals of real-life rulers that earned Oscar trophies for their stars, Helen Mirren as Elizabeth II in The Queen , and Forest Whitaker as Adi Amin in The Last King of Scotland ; and the musical drama Dreamgirls , which won an Academy Award for the debut performance of Jennifer Hudson. Screen World's outstanding features include a color section of highlights and a comprehensive index with over 19,000 entries; full-page photographs of the four Academy Award-winning actors as well as photos of all acting nominees; a look at the year's most promising new screen personalities; complete film information: cast and characters, credits, production company, date released, rating, capsule plot summary, and running time; biographical entries: a priceless reference on nearly 2,500 living stars, including real name, school, and date and place of birth; and obituaries for 2006.