JFK (1991)

Director: Oliver StoneScreenwriters: Oliver Stone, Zachary SklarAdapted from: On the Trail of the Assassins by Jim Garrison and Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy by Jim MarrsCast: Kevin Costner, Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Joe Pesci, Jay O. Sanders, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Rooker, Donald Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Gary OldmanNominations: Picture, Director - Oliver Stone, Supporting … Continue reading JFK (1991)

Tess (1979)

Director: Roman PolanskiScreenwriters: Gerard Brach, John Brownjohn, Roman PolanskiAdapted from: Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas hardyCast: Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson, John Collin, Rosemary Martin, Carolyn Pickles, Suzanna HamiltonNominations: Picture, Director - Roman Polanski, Cinematography, Art Direction, Costume Design, ScoreWins: Cinematography, Art Direction, Costume Design https://videopress.com/v/kk4YKLW6?preloadContent=metadata Discussing any film directed by Roman Polanski … Continue reading Tess (1979)

The Artist (2011)

Director: Michel HazanaviciusScreenwriter: Michel HazanaviciusCast: Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Missi Pyle, Penelope Ann MillerNominations: Picture, Director - Michel Hazanavicius, Actor - Jean Dujardin, Supporting Actress - Berenice Bejo, Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Art Direction, Costume Design, ScoreWins: Picture, Director - Michel Hazanavicius, Actor - Jean Dujardin, Costume Design, Score https://videopress.com/v/jDHWHqZJ?preloadContent=metadata Excluding … Continue reading The Artist (2011)

Oscar-Nominated Films: June 26th

San Francisco (9th ceremony, 1936)PictureDirector – W.S. Van DykeActor – Spencer TracySoundOriginal StoryAssistant Director Ten Gentlemen from West Point (15th ceremony, 1942)Cinematography (b/w) The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (20th ceremony, 1947)Cinematography (b/w) Bugsy Malone (49th ceremony, 1976)Score (song score/adaptation) Dragonslayer (54th ceremony, 1981)Score (original)Visual Effects The Great Muppet Caper (54th ceremony, 1981)Song – β€œThe First … Continue reading Oscar-Nominated Films: June 26th

Oscar News: Best Picture Expands to 10 Nominees for 94th Ceremony

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced today that beginning with the 94th ceremony (honoring films released in 2021) the field for Best Picture will once again be expanded to ten total nominees. This is a return to the line-up that was implemented for the 82nd and 83rd ceremonies before the current rule was enacted allowing between five to ten nominees.