81 Days With Oscar And Me

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

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Sting, The

October 4th, 2009 · No Comments · 1973, Color, Comedy, Composer: Marvin Hamlisch, Original Screenplay, Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Sting, Universal Pictures

I was 13 when The Sting came out.
I wasn’t old enough to drive, and neither was my friend. But my friend’s sister drove us to the theater.
That theater, on Alpine Avenue, is no longer there. Too bad. A lot of memories were hatched there. In addition to The Sting I also saw American Graffiti [...]

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A Man For All Seasons

September 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment · 1966, A Man For All Seasons, Adaptation, Color, Columbia Pictures, Drama, Henry VIII, Orson Welles, Robert Shaw, Thomas More

This movie came as a tremendous surprise. I didn’t know what it was about or who starred in it. But the second I saw the names Robert Shaw (one of my favorite character actors) and Orson Welles I knew I was in for a treat.
THE PLOT
The story takes place in 16th century England. But [...]

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