81 Days With Oscar And Me

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

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Entries Tagged as 'Milos Forman'

Amadeus

October 15th, 2009 · No Comments · 1984, Adaptation, Amadeus, Classical Period, Color, Jasper Rees, Milos Forman, Orion Pictures Corporation, Sir Neville Marriner, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) is my favorite composer of the Classical period (1750-1825).
“Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” (A Little Night Music) is one of my favorite pieces of music, as are the Horn Concertos 1-4, especially the Dennis Brain/Herbert von Karajan (1954) recording.
In addition, the crown jewel of my possessions is the Philips 180-CD Complete Mozart collection, [...]

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

October 6th, 2009 · 2 Comments · 1975, Adaptation, Color, Drama, Jack Nicholson, Milos Forman, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, United Artists

I remember seeing Cuckoo’s Next at the theater the year it was released, 1975, one of the most important years of my life.
These are some of the things I remember about the movie:
1. Jack Nicholson’s performance is over the top, as it always is. He makes Rod Steiger look like an William Hurt [...]

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