• 1 Cary Grant: Oscar Nominations; Honorary Oscar

    Cary Grant was nominated for a competitive Best Actor Oscar twice, both times during the War (which was not a coincident).

    Directors: Gilbert, Lewis–Filmography

    Lewis Gilbert Filmography; Output: 37; Career Span: 1947-2002: 55 years

    Oscar Movies: Spider-Man: No Way Home–1 Nom

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe has gotten convoluted, but Holland’s latest chapter spins two decades and three iterations of the Spidey brand into a satisfying meta-adventure.

    Oscars 2021: Art or Activism (The Guardian)

    The field from which its choices will be made provides not just cinematic quality, but also an impressive reflection of current social issues and problems.

    Oscars 2022: Wanna Watch All Nominees before Oscar Show, March 27–Dune

    Wanna Watch the Nominees? For Free? Everett Collection With the 94th Academy Awards set for Sunday, March 27 at 8pm ET on ABC, the race is on to catch up on every nominated film over the next few weeks. Nearly all of this year’s nominated films are available to stream right now or will stream […]

    Oscar Directors: Altman, Robert–Auteur, Visionary, Iconoclastic: Draft

    The most iconoclastic American director, Robert Altman was the proudest survivor of many victories and defeats, devoting himself selflessly and effectively to moviemaking as a lifelong struggle for over half a century.

    Oscar Actors: Dourif, Brad–Background, Career, Awards (Cum Advantage, Oscar, Emmy Noms)

    Updated August 1, 2022 Career Summary: Occupational Inheritance: Yes; mother actress; father, art collector who owned and operated dye factory. Nationality: US, Huntington, West Virginia Social Class: Upper-Middle Race/Ethnicity/Religion Family: Education: Training: Teacher/Inspirational Figure: Radio Debut: TV Debut: Stage Debut: Broadway Debut: Film Debut: Breakthrough Role: Oscar Role: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, 1975; […]

    Oscar 2021: Biopics and Fact-Based Movies

    Hollywood biopics and fact-based movies have always been  favorites among Oscar voters, and this year is no exception. The directors, whether they’ve spun stories of individuals or events, they are also refracting the past to reveal present truth. From Pablo Larraín to Reinaldo Marcus Green, Aaron Sorkin to Ridley Scott to Lin-Manuel Miranda, this year’s […]

    King Richard: Green’s Biopic, Starring Will Smith–Oscar Contender

    In contrast to other biopics this year, Green’s “King Richard” takes the long view. The sports drama about the making of tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams, who executive produced, focuses on their father, Will Smith’s Richard Williams, and the family dynamics that contributed to the women’s success and stress. Green, the Bronx-born baseball-playing son […]

    Oscars 2022: Breaking Records

    International Feature Helmer Up for Best Director for 4th Year in a Row For the fourth consecutive year, the director of a film nominated in the international feature film category has also received a nomination in the directing category. Ryusuke Hamaguchi earned his first directing nomination for his film Drive My Car, which also earned […]

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