81 Days With Oscar And Me

Every Academy Award-Winning Movie, Back to Back, Starting With the First

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Ben-Hur

September 20th, 2009 · No Comments · 1959, Adaptation, Ben-Hur, CGI, Charlton Heston, Color, Composer: Miklós Rózsa, Drama, Hugh Griffith, Jack Hawkins, M-G-M Studios, Panavision (Widescreen), William Wyler

You know you’re in trouble when the overture to a movie lasts six and a half minutes.
And when the word “OVERTURE” is superimposed on the image is of Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam.
And when the movie begins with the birth of Christ.
And when a reported 100,000 costumes, 8,000 extras, 300 sets and a staggering [...]

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Greatest Show On Earth, The

September 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment · 1952, Cecil B. DeMille, Charlton Heston, Color, Composer: Victor Young, Drama, Greatest Show On Earth, Jimmy Stewart, Original Screenplay, Paramount Studios

There are a few things you should know about The Greatest Show On Earth before you commit to spending 152 minutes of your life watching it:
1. The acting and dialogue are some of the most cringe-worthy I’ve ever seen in my life.
2. James Stewart co-stars in the movie but does so throughout the entire [...]

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