The Best Picture Winners

The Best Picture Winners: Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

The Best Picture Winners: Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

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. Michael Todd’s big ol’ elephantine reproduction of Jules Verne’s “Around […]

| November 4, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: Marty (1955)

The Best Picture Winners: Marty (1955)

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-50s, Hollywood was fully engaged in The Battle […]

| November 2, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: On the Waterfront (1954)

The Best Picture Winners: On the Waterfront (1954)

Happy Halloween! So, 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. There has rarely ever been one artistic statement that divides […]

| October 31, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: From Here to Eternity (1953)

The Best Picture Winners: From Here to Eternity (1953)

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. Hot off the success of the crowd-pleasing High Noon in […]

| October 29, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: The Greatest Show On Earth (1952)

The Best Picture Winners: The Greatest Show On Earth (1952)

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. When I think of Cecil B. DeMille, I think of […]

| October 27, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: An American in Paris (1951)

The Best Picture Winners: An American in Paris (1951)

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. Musicals are no strangers to The Academy Awards, but in […]

| October 25, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: All About Eve (1950)

The Best Picture Winners: All About Eve (1950)

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 crushing inevitability of being an aging actress was something that Bette Davis […]

| October 23, 2017
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The Best Picture Winners: All the King’s Men (1949)

The Best Picture Winners: All the King’s Men (1949)

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. If you take the long and winding journey of the films that have […]

| October 21, 2017
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