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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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The Revenant (2015) Movie Review: A Magnificent Bore!

Director: Alejandro G Inarritu Rating: ***

Sometimes a film comes with such a huge build up that you are under pressure to like it, irrespective. From celebrated director Alejandro Inarritu and starring Leonardo DiCaprio who is finally pegged to break his Oscar jinx, the film has been nearly universally acclaimed. 619 more words


Black History Month 2016 The Modern Era: Dr. Farrah Gray, Youngest Negro Self-Made Millionaire Ever

I am taking a different track with this years (2016) Black History Month, making all my post about current Negroes who have made a difference. It gets harder each year to find Historic topics from the past after doing this series the past 4 years. 13 more words

And the Oscar Goes to...: The Best Years of Our Lives

Here we’ve come to what I consider the last contemporary World War II film in the Best Picture list. There were three: Mrs. Miniver (1942), … 249 more words


Things That Are Right

There are a lot of gripe worthy, fist in the air episodes in life these days. And it doesn’t take much to strike a flame it seems. 496 more words