Category Archives: Oscars

Oscar Losers – Not Even in the Buidling

Oscar Losers – Not even in the Building The Never Nominated Club. Angela Lansbury. Peter O’Toole. Glenn Close. Deborah Kerr. Those are the names that always pop up when the conversation steers towards The Oscars. All great actors, all with … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Richard Burton

5 Things You May Not Know about Richard Burton   Like the fact that he was very handsome but, then again, I guess we already knew that ….. 1.) English was his second language His native Wales in the background … Continue reading

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Oscar Losers – And the Nominees are…

Oscar Losers – And the nominees are… Actors that Never Won February 28th, 2016: a day that will live in infamy. After years of struggle and loss – a lifetime of being denied what seemed to be his over and … Continue reading

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Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Four (Feb 22)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Four ….. Sunday February 22nd: One Flew Over the Cuckcoo’s Nest at 10:30pm EST Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975, Milos Forman … Continue reading

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Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Three (Feb 15)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Three ….. Sunday February 15th: The Bridge Over River Kwai at 8:00pm EST William Holden in Bridge On the River Kwai (1957, David Lean director) Ok, so I will … Continue reading

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31 Days of Oscar Blogathon: Angela Lansbury

31 Days of Oscar Blogathon Angela Lansbury in The Manchurian Candidate In 2013, the Academy Awards corrected what was, in my humble opinion, one of its biggest mistakes. No, it did not reverse its 1942 Best Picture decision and give it to … Continue reading

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar: CMH Picks for Week Two (Feb 8)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Two ….. Sunday February 8th: Gaslight at Midnight EST Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, and Joseph Cotten in Gaslight (1944, George Cukor director) This is one of those movies where … Continue reading

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31 Days of Oscar Blogathon: You Can’t Take It With You

“Maybe it’ll stop you trying to be so desperate about making more money than you can ever use . You can’t take it with you, Mr. Kirby. So what good is it? As near as I can see, the only … Continue reading

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Majestic Hollywood: Interview with Mark A. Viera

  Majestic Hollywood: The Greatest Films of 1939 (Running Press)  An Interview with author Mark A.Vieira As pretty much every classic movie fan knows, the year 1939 is considered special, well, extraordinary really. Film historians refer to it as the greatest … Continue reading

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar: CMH Picks for Week Four (Feb 22)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Four Saturday February 22: The Red Shoes at 8:00PM 2 Wins: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Color, Best Music-Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture; 3 Nominations: Best Picture, Best Writing-Motion Picture Story, Best … Continue reading

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