Oscar Flashback – Harris Savides
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Oscar Flashback – Harris Savides

It was horrifying news to wake up this morning and find out that the great…

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[Guest Post] Oscar Year by Year: 1987 and The Princes Bride
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[Guest Post] Oscar Year by Year: 1987 and The Princes Bride

1987 wasn’t a great year for movies, what with these 5 nominees in the running…

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Oscar Flashback – Driving Miss Daisy and Do the Right Thing
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Oscar Flashback – Driving Miss Daisy and Do the Right Thing

It’s really hard, isn’t it, to defend, spend time on, invest any emotion on an…

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Oscar Flashback: The 100m $ Baby and The Dismal Tide
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Oscar Flashback: The 100m $ Baby and The Dismal Tide

  “You gotta trust me on this one thing.  You need a lot of drinks.”…

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Oscar Flashback — Can Oscar Handle It?
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Oscar Flashback — Can Oscar Handle It?

While audiences and film fans are open to other possibilities, the generally held opinion is…

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The One Scene that Won Best Picture
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The One Scene that Won Best Picture

People always ask me what I thought was the main reason The Silence of the…

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Oscar Flashback — How Best Actor and Best Actress Ride Higher with Best Picture Nominees
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Oscar Flashback — How Best Actor and Best Actress Ride Higher with Best Picture Nominees

One thing that’s important to note about the Oscar race for Best Actress — and…

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Oscar Flashback: When Oscar Falls in Love
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Oscar Flashback: When Oscar Falls in Love

It isn’t often that a love story wins Best Picture. By my count, loosely including…

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Oscar Flashback: Sex and Oscar
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Oscar Flashback: Sex and Oscar

The idea that Academy members are prudes is deeply rooted in their voting history. The…

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Oscar Flashback – Almost Famous
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Oscar Flashback – Almost Famous

I’ve been doing this website long enough that I remember the Almost Famous year.  The…

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Oscar Flashback: The Last Picture Show
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Oscar Flashback: The Last Picture Show

One of the best things about the two prominent film critics at the New York…

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Oscar Flashback, Far From Heaven
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Oscar Flashback, Far From Heaven

In anticipation of tonight’s HBO premiere of Toddy Hayne’s Mildred Pierce, here’s a look back…

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The Social Network IS Annie Hall and Star Wars
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The Social Network IS Annie Hall and Star Wars

This piece by Cinema Blend’s Mack Rawden is quite wonderful. I would disagree with his…

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83rd annual Oscars to revisit 1970 template?
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83rd annual Oscars to revisit 1970 template?

(Which of these filmmakers actually won the Oscar they’re posing with?) As already reported tonight,…

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Oscar Flashback: Seems Like Old Times
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Oscar Flashback: Seems Like Old Times

The British have taken over the Oscars. ¬†Before we get to how everything old is…

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Oscar Flashback: Another Look at the Split Years
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Oscar Flashback: Another Look at the Split Years

Oscar Flashback – 1976
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Oscar Flashback – 1976

Movie Videos & Movie Scenes at MOVIECLIPS.com Since many of you readers have commented here…

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Moviegasm Podcast Requests, and Dr. Strangelove
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Moviegasm Podcast Requests, and Dr. Strangelove

For this week’s Moviegasm, Craig Kennedy, Ryan Adams and I were thinking of selecting the…

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Oscar Flashback: Broadcast News
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Oscar Flashback: Broadcast News

Movie Videos & Movie Scenes at MOVIECLIPS.com It was a particularly disastrous Academy year in…

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Oscar Flashback: The Blind Side
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Oscar Flashback: The Blind Side