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Best Director - 1973

Official Nominations: George Roy Hill. George Lucas. Ingmar Bergman. William Friedkin. Bernardo Bertolucci.

This is a weird catagory – Bergman and Bertolucci are immediately out for their films having been made the year before. 360 more words


Best Actress - 1973

Official Nominations: Glenda Jackson. Ellen Burstyn. Marsha Mason. Barbra Streisand. Joanne Woodward.

Glenda Jackson won this year for A Touch Of Class – an entertaining farce basically about two horn-bags trying to have sex, then continuing an on-off affair. 450 more words

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Best Actor - 1973

Official Nominations: Jack Lemmon. Marlon Brando. Jack Nicholson. Al Pacino. Robert Redford.

This is one of the few years in this category where I can’t argue against any of the choices. 527 more words

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Too Rushed

(Spoiler alert!)

Because I wanted you to know. — Elio, Call Me by Your Name (2017)

Call Me by Your Name (2017), directed by Luca Guadagnino, starring Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet, is one of the most anticipated and discussed movies of 2017.

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Best Foreign Film - 1973

Official Nominations: Day For Night. The House On Chelouche Street. L’Invitation. The Pedestrian. Turkish Delight.

Day For Night saw Truffaut win his Oscar – it’s certainly accessible and one of his most popular films, dealing with the lives of a group of people struggling to make a film and filled with soap opera sentiment with love, secrets, sex, jealousy etc. 651 more words

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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

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No Longer, Not Yet

I want to go where culture is, like New York, or at least Connecticut or New Hampshire, where writers live in the woods. — Lady Bird, …

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