Oscar Actors: Crawford, Joan–MGM Career

MGM was the last studio to switch over to sound, with The Hollywood Revue of 1929. Crawford was among the dozen or more MGM stars included in the movie; she sang the song “Got a Feeling for You” in the film’s first act. Crawford made a successful transition to talkies with the feature Untamed (1929), […]

Oscar Actors: Colman, Olivia–Background, Career, Awards (Cum Advantage)

Olivia Colman is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Oscar Award, three British Academy Television Awards, a British Academy Film Award, three Golden Globe Awards, four British Independent Film Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and the BFI Fellowship.

Cinema 1958: You Must Remember This–Trends, Events, Movies, Stars

Cineliteracy: What You Need to Know about 1958 as a Movie Year Top-Grossing Films of 1958 Rank Title Studio Box-office gross rental 1 South Pacific Magna/20th Century Fox $16,300,000 2 Auntie Mame Warner Bros. $9,100,000 3 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $7,660,000 4 No Time for Sergeants Warner Bros. $7,500,000 5 Gigi Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer […]

Oscar: Best International Feature–Trends

Three countries submitted a film for the first time. Lesotho sent This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection; Sudan submitted You Will Die at Twenty, and Suriname sent Wiren.

Oscar Actors: Mulligan, Carey–Background, Career, Awards

Research in Progress (Feb 15, 2023) Carey Mulligan Career Summary: Occupational Inheritance: No Nationality: British Social Class: father hotel manager of Irish descent, mother university lecturer Race/Ethnicity/Religion Family: Education: Training: Teacher/Inspirational Figure: Radio Debut: TV Debut: Stage Debut: Broadway Debut: Film Debut: Breakthrough Role: Oscar Role: Other Noms: Other Awards: Frequent Collaborator: Screen Image: character […]