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Get the Hook

Even after we’ve already squared the “First Best Picture” discrepancy, the Oustanding Picture slate for the 2nd Academy Awards is quite tricky. Movies get lost. That’s simply what happens. 1,001 more words

Norwegian reveals cultural city breaks are most popular for Brits in 2017

  • Reykjavik most popular city to book tourist experiences
  • Most travel activity bookings are placed in European cities ahead of other regions
  • Fast track entry to European tourist attractions are increasingly popular…
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Aces High

William Wellman’s silent dogfighting film Wings has two big distinctions within the annals of war fiction and another within the annals of cinema history and I beg your patience as I focus largely on the former before I start to discuss the latter for reasons that will be obvious soon. 1,191 more words

And the Oscar Goes to...: Hamlet

The first and so far only Shakespeare film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture, Hamlet (1948) was Sir Laurence Olivier’s second Shakespeare film as director. 81 more words

Film Review

This Film Reveals the Cruel Dysfunction of the British Welfare System

Brandon Harris writes: Cannes came and went yet again, handing out prizes to a bevy of films that left many in attendance scratching their heads. Arch left-wing Brit realist… 476 more words


The French Connection wins the Academy Award | If It Happened Yesterday, It's History

April 10th 1972

The French Connection wins the Academy Award for best picture of 1971.

The Library of Congress wasn’t wrong to include The French Connection into its registry as being “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant” in 2005. 71 more words


Hollywood’s Spotlight on Journalism

Well, how ironic! Amid the ongoing collapse of newspaper journalism, a movie about newspaper journalists wins the big Oscar for the first time.

The 2015 Academy Award for Best Picture… 336 more words

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