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 'Bernard Hill'

The Lord Of the Rings: The Return of the King

November 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments · 2003, Adaptation, Bernard Hill, Color, Composer: Howard Shore, Fantasy, JRR Tolkien, LOTR: The Return of the King, New Line Cinema, New Zealand, Peter Jackson, The Lord of the Rings, Viggo Mortensen

Where do I even begin to comment on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King?
I feel like falling to my knees and shrieking “I’m not worthy! I’m not worthy!”
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King surpasses even Gone With the Wind for sheer scope. Director Peter Jackon’s noggin [...]

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Titanic

October 28th, 2009 · No Comments · 1997, Bernard Hill, Celine Dion, Color, Composer: James Horner, Drama, James Cameron, James Horner, Kate Winslet, Nudity, Original Screenplay, Sex, THX, Tearjerker, Titanic, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

Most of the movies in the 1990s have something in common: they’re tearjerkers.
Epic tearjerkers at that.
Dances With Wolves is emotional. Schindler’s List is emotional. Forrest Gump is emotional. Braveheart is emotional. The English Patient is boring, but emotional.
And then there’s Titanic…
Ah, Titanic. It jerks enough tears to fill the Atlantic Ocean, where the real [...]

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