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All The King's Men (1949) - Oscar Challenge, Best Picture

Appeal to their emotions. Make them laugh; make them cry; make them mad, even if they get mad at you. But for heaven’s sake, don’t try to improve their minds.

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It Happened One Night (1934) - Oscar Challenge, Best Picture

Alexander Andrews: Oh, er, do you mind if I ask you a question, frankly? Do you love my daughter?

Peter Warne: Any guy that’d fall in love with your daughter ought to have his head examined.

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You Can't Take It With You (1938) - Oscar Challenge, Best Picture

Maybe it’ll stop you trying to be so desperate about making more money than you can ever use? You can’t take it with you, Mr. Kirby.

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Boyhood (A movie By Richard Linklater)

Boyhood.

I’ve been out of the theater, the experience complete, for a good five hours and change. Yet I’m still digesting all I saw, all that one of America’s greatest directors, Richard Linklater, put on the big screen to be seen in a 165-minute new American… 423 more words

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Rocky

We were discussing Rocky at work the other night, and we were all in agreement that it is an exceptional movie.

Again, not a movie in one of the sports categories I am covering, Boxing, but nonetheless one of the best movies ever made. 133 more words

Sports Movies

OBPC #82: The Hurt Locker, 2009

Rating: 3½ stars (out of 4)

The Hurt Locker (2009): Dir. Kathryn Bigelow.  Written by Mark Boal.  Starring: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce, and Ralph Fiennes. 330 more words

Oscars Best Picture Countdown

Best Picture: 1963

Official Nominations: America America, Lillies Of The Field, Tom Jones, How The West Was Won, Cleopatra.1963’s Best Picture list is quite similar to the previous year’s category- a mix of epics on a previously unseen scale versus smaller character pieces. 1,195 more words

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