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 'Composer: Hans Zimmer'

Gladiator

October 31st, 2009 · No Comments · 2000, CGI, Color, Composer: Hans Zimmer, Derek Jacobi, Drama, Dreamworks Pictures, Gladiator, Oliver Reed, Original Screenplay, Richard Harris, Ridley Scott, Russell Crowe

Gladiator is over two and a half hours long. But I can sum up the moral of the story in 20 words: Next time an emperor tells you he wants you to be the ruler after he dies, get it in writing.
I don’t like how Gladiator was directed. The jerky, hand-held camera work during [...]

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Driving Miss Daisy

October 20th, 2009 · No Comments · 1989, Adaptation, Color, Composer: Hans Zimmer, Dan Aykroyd, Drama, Driving Miss Daisy, Jessica Tandy, Morgan Freeman, Warner Bros. Pictures

I love everything about this movie.
I can’t think of a sweeter, kinder, more uplifting movie in the pantheon of Best-Picture winners. Not even Marty, as sweet as it was, beats Driving Miss Daisy. It doesn’t get any better than this. And, truth be told, few movies can bring a tear to my eye like [...]

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