Best Picture Blogs

October 20, 2014

1962 Winner for Best Picture – Lawrence of Arabia

Following in the tradition of Ben-Hur and The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia was a stunning and dramatic, nearly 4-hour epic shot in […]
October 14, 2014

1961 Winner for Best Motion Picture – West Side Story

I am a bit conflicted about West Side Story. On the one hand, you have a film that is considered to be one of the greatest […]
October 7, 2014

1960 Winner for Best Motion Picture – The Apartment

For the first time in 5 years, the Academy awarded its highest honor to a black and white, non-cinemascope film. In The Apartment Billy Wilder directed […]
September 30, 2014

1959 Winner for Best Motion Picture – Ben-Hur

This is what I have to say about Ben-Hur: it is one of the finest films that I’ve ever had the pleasure to see. Over the […]