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Academy Award History, Part Eight: 1940-1941

As the Academy entered a new decade, several changes came to the Awards. For the first time ever, the winners were kept a complete secret until the envelopes were opened on stage. 1,407 more words

Academy Awards

Will Family Movie Night Be Cringeworthy?

One of the activities we enjoy doing as a family is a trip to the movie theater to watch a movie we all want to see. 425 more words

Selecting Better Movies To Watch

Film Finale: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

I am probably one of the very few people that had never seen Birdman. I knew of it, of course, because of it’s wild ride at the Oscars. 1,551 more words

The Film Queue

Gladiator: Opening Scene Analysis

The opening scene of a film is crucial for introducing the setting, the lead characters, and laying the foundation of the plot. This is evidenced by the opening scene of Ridley Scott’s 2000 film, Gladiator. 2,345 more words


Oscar Bait - All Quiet on the Western Front

List Item: Watch all Best Picture Winners (to date)
Progress: 85/89

List Item: Watch all of the “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die” 349 more words

In Progress

Repeat: Argo

Repeat series (I think we’re on day seven at this point) or reorg series, whatever I’m calling it. Argo was pretty good. I think  It won best picture. 791 more words

Daily Updates

Best picture winner 12: Gone With the Wind (1939)

Directed by: Victor Fleming (won Oscar)
Screenplay by: Sidney Howard (won Oscar)
Starring: Vivien Leigh (won Oscar), Clark Gable (nominated), Olivia de Havilland (nominated), Leslie Howard… 583 more words