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MY MOVIE SHELF: How the West Was Won

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 108  544 more words

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Best Writing (Original): 1963

Official Nominations: How The West Was Won. 8 1/2. America, America. Love With The Proper Stranger. The Four Days Of Naples

While 8 1/2 is the more visionary and original film, I’m always fascinated and awed by epics – every facet of a true epic which spans generational time spans is appealing to me, from a pure entertainment viewing standpoint, to its creation. 239 more words

The Oscars

John Wayne's Worst

The other day, there was an interesting comment on one of my posts. Andrew Petcher, who has a great blog, asked my opinion about John Wayne movies. 710 more words

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Best Music (Scoring): 1963

This year the category was split into Best Original And Best Adaptation Scores, but I’ve bunched them together:

Official Nominations: Tom Jones. Cleopatra. 55 Days At Peking. 707 more words

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Best Sound:1963

The categories for sound this year were split into mixing and editing, but I’ll bunch them together. This was the first year that the Sound Editing category appeared, with… 287 more words

The Oscars

I've Got My Calendar Marked, Do You?

Today begins the Cinemark Classic Series for 2015 with a 75th Anniversary Screening of The Wizard of Oz (1939).  Though I can not make it out to the theater today, I have no need to worry.  51 more words

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