Best Picture Blogs

March 17, 2014

1930/1931 Academy Award Winner for Outstanding Production: Cimarron

This was certainly the most epic of the films to receive this award so far. Cimarron was a film that was trying to be big, trying to […]
March 9, 2014

1929/1930 Academy Award Winner for Outstanding Production: All Quiet on the Western Front

As the excess and frivolity of the 1920’s dissolved into the sobering and disturbing reality of the bill that came due in the 1930’s, so too […]
March 5, 2014

1928/29 Winner For Outstanding Production: The Broadway Melody

There is an opinion among film historians and film critics that the introduction of sound actually set film making back by 20 years. With the cumbersome […]
February 25, 2014

1927/28 Winner for Outstanding Picture: Wings

The first Academy Awards Ceremony was held in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on May 16th, 1929, and it honored movies released between […]