Best Picture Blogs

June 10, 2014

1943 Winner for Outstanding Motion Picture – Casablanca

What can I say about Casablanca that hasn’t been said or written about by film makers and film historians over the past 70 years? AFI has […]
June 3, 2014

1942 Winner for Outstanding Motion Picture – Mrs. Miniver

The United States had officially been involved in World War II for just under a year when Mrs. Miniver was released in 1942, and the film, […]
May 26, 2014

1941 Winner for Outstanding Motion Picture – How Green Was My Valley

In what would historically prove to be one of the most controversial decisions on the Academy’s history, How Green Was My Valley took home the award […]
May 20, 2014

1940 Winner for Outstanding Production – Rebecca

David O. Selzinck won his second consecutive Oscar for Outstanding Production (Best Picture) in 1940, following up the transcendent Gone With the Wind with the sublime […]