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: The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

The Best Picture Winners: The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

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. If you talk to me about bad movies long enough, […]

| September 25, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

The Best Picture Winners: Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

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. I shouldn’t like Mutiny on the Bounty as much as […]

| September 23, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: It Happened One Night (1934)

The Best Picture Winners: It Happened One Night (1934)

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. One of the most persistent complaints about the voting academy […]

| September 21, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: Cavalcade (1932-33)

The Best Picture Winners: Cavalcade (1932-33)

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. The first six films to win the Oscar as Best […]

| September 19, 2017
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #9: The Godfather (1972), The Godfather Part II (1974) and The Godfather Part III (1990)

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #9: The Godfather (1972), The Godfather Part II (1974) and The Godfather Part III (1990)

| September 18, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: Grand Hotel (1931-32)

The Best Picture Winners: Grand Hotel (1931-32)

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. With some very rare exceptions, I have generally found these […]

| September 17, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: Cimarron (1930-31)

The Best Picture Winners: Cimarron (1930-31)

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. The 1930s began with a flurry of bad news, and […]

| September 15, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: All Quiet on the Western Front (1929-30)

The Best Picture Winners: All Quiet on the Western Front (1929-30)

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. It is sort of odd when you consider that within […]

| September 13, 2017
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