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Best Picture - 1973

Official Nominations: The Exorcist. American Graffiti. The Sting. Cries And Whispers. A Touch Of Class

This was another year where we have clear front-runners and a couple of films which stood no chance of winning. 691 more words

The Oscars

The Life of Emile Zola: A Rebuke Of Facism

The 1930s were a very tumultuous decade. First and foremost, the stock market crash of 1929 plunged the world economy into a dark, deep depression… 2,313 more words

And the Oscar Goes to...The Greatest Show on Earth

There’s romance, crime, thrills, laughs, and fun under the big top in this drama by director Cecil B. DeMille and starring Betty Hutton, Cornel Wilde, Charleston Heston, and Jimmy Stewart. 33 more words

Film Review

The Silence of the Lambs: It Scared the Pants Off Me

When it comes to fears, I have many of them, and most are trivial. For example, that my toothbrush will fly out of my hands and into the open toilet while I’m brushing my teeth. 2,639 more words

Movie: Casablanca (1942) #OscarThrowback

As with all movie or book blogs, there will be spoilers.

Let me start by asking this: How did a movie that premiered in NYC in 1942 qualify for a 1944 Oscar? 3,118 more words

Movies - TV - Music

The Shape of Water

From Guillermo Del Toro, visionary director of such films as Hellboy and Hellboy 2: The Golden Army, comes the 2018 Best Picture winner, The Shape of Water… 447 more words

Movie Reviews

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Forgiveness Amid Darkness

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is not a kind film, and it is not an easy one. It is thoroughly dark and more than a little sad, but has some comedic moments. 909 more words

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