Author Archive: Jerry Roberts

Jerry Roberts is a film critic and operator of two websites, Armchair Cinema and Armchair Oscars.

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The Best Picture Winners: Hamlet (1948)

The Best Picture Winners: Hamlet (1948)

Oscar’s 90th birthday is just around the corner and to celebrate, from now through March 4th, I will be taking a look at each and every film selected for his top award – the good, the bad and the sometimes not-so deserving. I feel rather odd moving into a review of Laurence Olivier’s beloved adaptation […]

| October 19, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: Gentleman’s Agreement (1947)

The Best Picture Winners: Gentleman’s Agreement (1947)

Oscar’s 90th birthday is just around the corner and to celebrate, every other day from now through March 4th, I will be taking a look at each and every film selected for his top award – the good, the bad and the sometimes not-so deserving. In the wake of The Second World War, the Hollywood […]

| October 17, 2017
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #13: It Follows (2015)

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #13: It Follows (2015)

| October 16, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

The Best Picture Winners: The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Oscar’s 90th birthday is just around the corner and to celebrate, from now through March 4th, I will be taking a look at each and every film selected for his top award – the good, the bad and the sometimes not-so deserving. The movies are, perhaps, the greatest time capsule that man has yet perfected.  […]

| October 15, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: The Lost Weekend (1945)

The Best Picture Winners: The Lost Weekend (1945)

Oscar’s 90th birthday is just around the corner and to celebrate, from now through March 4th, I will be taking a look at each and every film selected for his top award – the good, the bad and the sometimes not-so deserving. I’ll be honest; I am sort of amused by Hollywood’s treatment of a […]

| October 13, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: Going My Way (1944)

The Best Picture Winners: Going My Way (1944)

Oscar’s 90th birthday is just around the corner and to celebrate, every other day from now through March 4th, I will be taking a look at each and every film selected for his top award – the good, the bad and the sometimes not-so deserving. By the mid-40s there was no bigger star in the […]

| October 11, 2017
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #12: The Devil’s Backbone (2001)

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #12: The Devil’s Backbone (2001)

| October 9, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: Casablanca (1943)

The Best Picture Winners: Casablanca (1943)

Oscar’s 90th birthday is just around the corner and to celebrate, every other day from now through March 4th, I will be taking a look at each and every film selected for his top award – the good, the bad and the sometimes not-so deserving. In my experience, the Oscars are the most persistent Complaint […]

| October 9, 2017
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