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Best Actress - 1969

Official Nominations: Maggie Smith. Genevieve Bujold. Jane Fonda. Liza Minnelli. Jean Simmons. 

Although nowadays Maggie Smith is known for building nests in your neighbour’s trees and swooping down to gobble up stray worms and centipedes, back in 1969 she was winning an Oscar for her performance in  296 more words

Movies

Oscar Flicks and Rogue Blockbusters: December 2016 Movie Preview

M: Star Wars. Oscars. Assassins. December starts off slowly, but once it gets going it’s got it all.

E: If a film’s going to be eligible for Oscar, it has to play for at least a week before the year’s out.  7,415 more words

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Best Actor - 1969

Official Nominations: John Wayne. Richard Burton. Dustin Hoffman. Peter O’Toole. John Voight.

As I’ve mentioned elsewhere, the late 60s saw a troubling shift for Hollywood as the old guard of musicals and costume dramas became less popular and the demand for more realistic, gritty, and dramatic films was heightened. 462 more words

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Best Picture - 1969

Official Nominations: Midnight Cowboy. Anne Of A Thousand Days. Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid. Hello Dolly. Z.

1969 saw a return to form and a return to the New Hollywood. 690 more words

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November 19, 2016 A 50 Year Old Brazilian

Sergio Mendes & Brazil ’66, Look Around, A&M SP-4137, 1968

I don’t know how I got 5 months into this project without featuring a record from Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66.   244 more words

November 2016 Movie Preview: Part Deux

E: Sorry for the delay, friends — after a fraught election week and all, we’re belatedly bringing you the rest of November’s movie offerings. Also, all three siblings have gone since last we wrote — and you know what?  7,503 more words

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Wait, What Happened? || Geek News

Tired of hearing about the dystopian nightmare that is a Donald Trump presidency? You’ve come to the right place. Amazingly, there is other news out there and some of it’s pretty awesome. 332 more words