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The Complete Oscar Quest

Come on. You knew this was only a matter of time.

I started this whole thing by saying, “I should watch all the Best Picture winners.” That became every¬†film nominated for Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress. 3,257 more words

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The Red Turtle

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Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film at the 89th Oscars, ‘The Red Turtle’ has finally swam into UK cinemas. A collaboration between Studio Ghibli & Wild Bunch, this non-verbal animation has certainly caught the attention of critics but will audiences alike have a similarly positive experience? 439 more words

Cinema Screenings

Robert Duvall in Tender Mercies (1983)

Robert Duvall won his only Oscar to date for playing Mac Sledge, a washed-up country singer in Tender Mercies.

Tender Mercies is an okay film that I wasn’t particularly passionate or crazy about.¬† 506 more words

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The Oscar Quest Reconsidered: Ranking the Best Pictures

I originally posted a version of this list in early 2012. Mostly because I like making lists. There was no real methodology to it. I looked back at it at some point in the past four months and saw it skewed heavily toward personal preference. 594 more words

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The Oscar Quest Reconsidered: Ranking the Best Directors

I originally posted a version of this list in early 2012. Mostly because I like making lists. There was no real methodology to it. I looked back at it at some point in the past four months and saw it skewed heavily toward personal preference. 787 more words

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The Oscar Quest Reconsidered: Ranking the Best Actors

I originally posted a version of this list in early 2012. Mostly because I like making lists. There was no real methodology to it. I looked back at it at some point in the past four months and saw it skewed heavily toward personal preference. 775 more words

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The Oscar Quest Reconsidered: Ranking the Best Actresses

I originally posted a version of this list in early 2012. Mostly because I like making lists. There was no real methodology to it. I looked back at it at some point in the past four months and saw it skewed heavily toward personal preference. 771 more words

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