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Best Adapted Screenplay: 1964

My Top 10:

  1. Dr. Strangelove
  2. High and Low
  3. Harakiri
  4. Mary Poppins
  5. The Americanization of Emily
  6. The Best Man
  7. The Night of the Iguana
  8. The Chalk Garden…
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Erik

Best Adapted Screenplay: 1963

My Top 10:

  1. Tom Jones
  2. Shoot the Piano Player
  3. White Nights
  4. Hud
  5. The Great Escape
  6. The Leopard
  7. Captain Newman, M.D.
  8. Sundays and Cybele
  9. Irma La Douce…
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Erik

2017 Oscar season notes

This is not the new series promised a couple of posts ago.  Instead, this is the stuff that usually goes into my Best Picture post – an ongoing reaction to how things are looking, although I will probably add in more notes related to other awards as well.  17,621 more words

Erik

The History of the Academy Awards: Best Animated Film - 2010

The 83rd annual Academy Awards for the film year 2010.  The nominations were announced on 25 January 2011 and the awards were held on 27 February 2011. 2,797 more words

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The History of the Academy Awards: Best Animated Film - 2009

The 82nd Academy Awards for the film year of 2009.  The nomination were announced on 2 February 2010 and the awards were held on 7 March 2010. 4,222 more words

Erik

Best Adapted Screenplay: 1962

My Top 10:

  1. Lawrence of Arabia
  2. To Kill a Mockingbird
  3. Jules and Jim
  4. The Manchurian Candidate
  5. Throne of Blood
  6. Lolita
  7. Billy Budd
  8. The Music Man…
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Erik

The Nighthawk Awards: 2008

You can read more about this year in film here.  The Best Picture race is discussed here, with reviews of all the nominees.  First there are the categories, followed by all the films with their nominations, then the Globes, where I split the major awards by Drama and Comedy, followed by a few lists at the very end.   9,180 more words

Erik