Readers it is Oscar Sunday! Sorry for the delay but sometimes getting around to seeing the movies takes time.
Slumdog Millionaire. Slumdog Millionaire was the best picture winner in 2009. 410 more words
That tagline above, spoken by Stanley Tucci’s Mitchell Garabedian, is an apt –yet appropriately vague- description of what the film was shining a –pardon the pun- spotlight on. 22 more words
To simplify my blog posts, especially as I’m trying to watch a dozen movies in a month, I’m going to divide them up into decades. This one is the Best Picture winners of the 1970’s, with Midnight Cowboy thrown in because I forgot to blog about that one. 886 more words
Directed by William Wyler
Netflix says: Charlton Heston plays Judah Ben-Hur, a proud Jew who runs afoul of ambitious boyhood friend Messala (Stephen Boyd) in this 1959 epic that boasts an unforgettable chariot race and earned 11 Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Heston) and Best Director (William Wyler). 124 more words