Oscar 1939: Best Supporting Actor

1939: Best Supporting Actors Thomas Mitchell, Dr. Josiah Boone, Stagecoach (winner) Brian Aherne, Emperor Maximilian von Habsburg, Juarez Harry Carey, President of the Senate, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Brian Donlevy, Sgt. Markoff, Beau Geste Claude Rains, Senator Joseph Harrison Paine, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1940 Walter Brennan, Judge Roy Bean, The Westerner (winner) […]

Oscar: Cinematography–Top Winners

The highest number of Academy Awards won by a cinematographer is four.

Oscar: Austria–Best Foreign Language Nominees and Winners

Two Austrian films won the Best International Film Oscar: The Counterfeiters in 2007 and
Amour in 2012.

Oscar 2020: Brad Pitt, Best Supporting Actor Oscar, Once Upon Time in Hollywood

Brad Pitt’s glorious performance in Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is raising again the issue of lead versus supporting actor nominations.

Oscar 2020: OscarSoWhite–No Artists of Color, No Women (Not Even Gerwig)

In the major Oscar categories this year it was a list of mostly white nominees, an issue that immediately ignited outrage, frustration, and pushback. Only one person of color, Cynthia Erivo for the black-themed Harriet, was nominated in the acting categories. Female directors such as Greta Gerwig (“Little Women”), Kasi Lemmons (“Harriet”), and Lulu Wang […]