Sunrise 1928 It Happened One Night 1934 Mutiny on the Bounty 1935 All Quiet on the Western Front 1929 Wings 1928 Cimarron 1931 Grand Hotel 1932 The Broadway Melody 1929 The Great Ziegfeld 1936 Cavalcade 1933 The Life of Emile … Continue reading
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It isn’t long into Frank Capra’s romantic comedy classic, that the audience knows this film is complete– complete in vision, performance, editing… everything. Just as Sunrise and Wings showed how fine a silent film could be, It Happened One Night … Continue reading
It wasn’t long into Frank Lloyd’s Cavalcade that the film felt different. It wasn’t because the film focusses on a well-to-do English family at the turn of the century. Instead, the ‘difference’ of Cavalcade is that early on the tone … Continue reading
For a few years, I’ve made a resolution to watch all of the Academy Award winning Best Pictures, in order. I finally started, yesterday, with the winner of the 1927/28 award for Most Unique and Artistic Film. The first Academy … Continue reading
My iTunes player happened upon this song and I instantly was transported to seeing Selma in the theaters and seeing this award-winning song’s heartbreakingly powerful performance at the Academy Awards. Glory, indeed.