Best Picture Blogs

September 22, 2014

1958 Winner for Best Motion Picture – Gigi

The Academy’s infatuation with Cinemascope continued as a film using that technology won for the third straight year, even though in this particular year there were […]
September 16, 2014

1957 Winner for Best Motion Picture – The Bridge on the River Kwai

I am somewhat embarrassed to say that this was the first time that I ever watched The Bridge on the River Kwai. It always seemed to […]
September 9, 2014

1956 Winner for Best Motion Picture – Around the World in 80 Days

I really don’t want to spend a lot of time discussing Around the World in 80 Days. I’ve already spent 3 hours watching it and spending […]
September 3, 2014

1955 Winner for Best Motion Picture – Marty

I don’t really have a ton to say about Marty. It’s a fine film, but to me not an outstanding one. At 90 minutes, it’s the […]