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
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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
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
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